|Model pond inaugurated|
BARPETA, Aug 20 - The Swargadeo Rudra Singha Model Pond and the Bharat Nirman Rajiv Gandhi Sewa Kendra under the Batgaon Gaon Panchayat in Barpeta district were inaugurated recently by PHE Minister Sukur Ali Ahmed.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister laid emphasis on the empowerment of women for the development of rural areas. He also released fingerlings into the pond.
Barpeta DC Varnali Deka advised the women SHGs to avail of the benefits extended to them. Mahmud Hassan, Project Director, DRDA, Barpeta, was also present on the occasion.