Many positives emerged, says Assam CM

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on August 23 said that there were many positives from the marathon conference with the deputy commissioners held at Diphu in the past two days.

A meeting between the DCs, seniors officials, ministers and the CM was organized at Diphu on August 22-23 to prepare the development roadmap for the state.

Chief minister Sarma revealed that many positives came out of the Diphu conference as ways of preparing development roadmap to bring faster growth for the state were deliberated upon.

Addressing the media persons after the conclusion of the conference, the chief minister informed that discussion was held regarding the works which would be taken up, ongoing projects would be closely monitored and which will be completed in the next six months. “Time-bound and strategic implementation of projects would be focused on to achieve growth on all parameters,” he said.

Sarma also said that ways to foster close coordination between civil and police administration were also discussed at the Diphu conference so that synergy can be achieved for better service delivery to the public. Citing an example, he said that though police is ramping up the campaign against drugs, the rehabilitation of addicts has to be ensured by the civil administration for sustainable results.

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In the conference, ministers and senior officers put up presentation of activities of various departments and urged the DCs for their cooperation in completing the projects. The chief minister also informed that the next DC conference will be held at Tezpur within six months where the status of the decisions taken in Diphu conference would be reviewed.

CM Sarma said that discussion was also held about launching Mission Vasundhara, which will deliver various government services like land mutation, updating of land records etc to the people at their homes through online mode without coming to government offices.

Achieving completion of central government schemes and projects within stipulated timeframe along with issues and challenges in manpower, financial resources etc at the district administration level were also discussed, the chief minister informed.

Several ministers along with senior officers of state government also participated in the two-day conference.

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