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July 14, 2009

CM takes stock of Jorhat Engineering College development works

CM takes stock of JEC development works
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JORHAT, July 14 – During his three-day-long visit to Jorhat, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visited Jorhat Engineering College to take stock of various development works of the college on July 10 and to take part in a meeting which was attended by the members of the construction committee, deputy commissioner of Jorhat, principal of JEC, representatives from the teaching staff, officials of PWD and officials of electricity board. Earlier, the State government had released Rs 13 crore as per instruction of the Chief Minister for the construction of the new three-storey administrative building of the college, development of the boys’ and girls’ hostels, construction works of the new classrooms, drinking water supply scheme and repair works of the streets inside the compound. Deputy commissioner of Jorhat district, LS Changsan declared that another Rs 1.25 crore will be released by the State government soon for the development of the college. The Chief Minister asked the officials to speed up the construction works.

It may be mentioned here that as per his instruction, in Jorhat Engineering College, 85 seats and in Guwahati Engineering College 65 seats were increased. Moreover, he also insisted on adding 120 more seats in the Jorhat Science College.

Deba Kumar Bora, press adviser to Chief Minister, LR Bisnoi, DIGLR and Dipak Choudhuri, SP, Jorhat were also present at the meeting.

Visit to Harijan colony: Without any pre-scheduled plan Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi also visited the Harijan colony, adjacent to Jorhat town on July 10. In the residential area, Gogoi met the people of the comparatively backward area and promised all-round development of the region. He also enquired about the condition of drinking water supply, health and drainage system in the area. He insisted on the upliftment of the living standards of the Harijans.

He also visited the road to the Jorhat crematorium, Puja Dubi Ghat, the Tocklai river flowing through the town and other roads of the town. He further advised to reconstruct the embankment from Puja Dubi Ghat to Bhogdoi bridge. SOURCE: ASSAM TRIBUNE

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