UDALGURI, Nov 17 – GD Tripathi, Secretary to the Government of Assam for Home and Border Development, visited the Indo-Bhutan border at Bhairabkunda in Udalguri district recently. During his trip, Tripathi inaugurated a community facility centre built at a cost of Rs 1.40 lakh under the Border Area Development Programme in the presence of Thaneswar Malakar, Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri district, an official press release issued by the District Information and Public Relations Office stated. He also inspected the ongoing Udalguri-Bhairabkunda PWD road construction works under the BADP.
The Secretary also inspected the under-construction Rajiv Gandhi Upper Primary School and the water supply scheme at Dhansiri Project I and Dhansiri Project II respectively under the Public Health Engineering department. He also discussed with the SSB officials and their Bhutan counterparts the law and order situation along the border region of the district at the SSB office at Bhairabkunda in the presence of the Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri district.
The higher officer of the State Government later held a meeting at the Udalguri Circuit House with the Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police, subdivisional police officer and all the magistrates on the law and order situation in the district. He also instructed all the officers concerned to complete the pending development schemes in the district and submit the completion reports along with the utilisation certificates by December 30 to the State Government.
On the same day, Akon Bora, Minister of Social Welfare and Jail Development, also visited Udalguri and inspected the Udalguri districtjail which is under construction and instructed the authority concerned to complete the jail by the first part of January. During his daylong visit, Rihon Daimari, MLA of Udalguri LAC, GD Tripathi, Home Secretary to the Government of Assam, AC Bordoloi, Commissioner of PWD (Building), Pranit Paban Baruah, Director General of Jails, Thaneswar Malakar, Deputy Commissioner and Debojit Deori, Superintendent of Police of Udalguri district, were also present. Bora also paid a sudden visit to the District Social Welfare office and directed the officials concerned to complete the pending schemes at the earliest.