Gogoi recalled former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s concept of ‘Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas’ (PURA) and asked the Centre to take that concept up on a mission mode.
Gogoi the Corporation had neither taken up the construction activities nor undertaken maintenance work, leaving the state in the lurch.
BJP MP said it was “shameful” that a Congress Chief Minister was dancing when the nation was observing state mourning.
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi said the proposed Abdul Kalam Centre for Innovation would help to engage young minds of Assam in carrying out exercises in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.
The chief minister also asked the inquiry committee to suggest measures to check and disband illegal trade in cigarettes as pointed out in the Ficci report.
“In his death, Assam lost a very good parliamentarian, while I lost a very close friend,” Assam CM Tarun Gogoi said as he payed his tributes to Handique.
With the Guwahati water supply project’s mention in the Louis Berger bribery case, Assam CM ordered probe into the allegations that govt functionaries received bribe for awarding contract to the company.
Nandalal and Kajol were killed in indiscriminate firing by suspected ULFA (I) militants in Bijuliban village in Tinsukia on Tuesday night. His wife, son and nephew were also injured.
Talking about the development of the region, Gogoi said that the growth of the region will be expedited if the Centre restores Special Category Status for the North Eastern states.
The Congress in Assam is beset with problems with the dissent against Gogoi intensifying in recent days.
The BJP with seven seats having reduced the Congress to three Lok Sabha seats out of 14, Assam CM arun Gogoi has started an early campaign for the assembly elections due in eight months.
In a tweet, Gogoi also accused visiting ministers from Delhi of hoodwinking the people.
Probably the Congress’s increasing nervousness about a Raj Bhawan that has a finger on Assam’s pulse as crucial Assembly elections approach.
The Assam government had proposed Guwahati, Jorhat, Golaghat, Silchar, Tezpur and Tinsukia for inclusion in Modi’s smart city list.
Gogoi also directed the state health and family welfare dept to immediately initiate strict legal action against those PG doctors who have violated the terms and conditions of the agreement they had signed at the time of their admission.
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