New tourist guest house at Bhairabkunda
The inauguration of a tourist guest house inside JFMC man made forest at Bhairabkunda near Assam- Bhutan- Arunachal junction has been appreciated by nature loving people of the district. The tourist guest house was formally inaugurated by Sadhana Hojai, Deputy Commissioner, Udalguri at a small and simple ceremony on November 12.The inaugural ceremony was also attended by Dibakor Doley,ADC,Udalguri; Girindra Adhikari,DFO,Dhansiri Forest Division, Udalguri; environmental activist Jayanta Kumar Das, who is also the Hony.Wildlife Warden of Udalguri; and Satya Boro, Range Officer,Nonai Range Office;journalists of Udalguri Ram Upadhyay and Mossaddique Hussain also attended the ceremony. The tourist guest house has been build with an amount sanctioned by Thaneswar Malakar,while he was serving as the Deputy Commissioner in Udalguri.
It needs mention that JFMC (Joint Forest Management Committee) Bhairabkunda was the brainchild of Naba Kumar Bordoloi and villagers of six villages bordering Assam-Bhutan-Arunachal. The work had been started way back in 2005. Now the forest has more than 11 lakhs saplings belonging to various valuable species. “We have been planting more than eleven lakhs of valuable saplings since 2005. The lands escaped human encroachment only because of its barren and sandy character. Now the landscape spreading in an area of 550 Hecters has been attracting various species of animals or birds including wild elephants,leopards, pythons, peacocks etc.” so said Esmail Daimari a hard working official of JFMC. He said with more support from government and people the lands could have been transformed to a paradise.He requested nature loving people to visit JFMC,Bhairabkunda.
20 Nov 2014 - 10:33am | AT News
Despite stringent measures racial attacks on the north eastern people refuse to die down outside the region. Yet another person was killed in New Delhi sending shock and anger in the entire region.
Identified as Jirang Kengo, the research fellow with the Tata Institute of Social Science was stabbed to death a couple of days back at his own house in the capital.
His body was recovered on Wednesday night from his house at Kotla in New Delhi. Police further found a sharp knife beside his body. The incident is believed to have taken place two or three days back. Police investigation is going on. But the miscreants are yet to be picked up.
23 Jul 2016 - 9:20pm | Ranjan K Baruah
As part of an Exposure Trip organised by Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), Meghalaya, 110 students of tenth standard from two RMSA sponsored schools in North Garo Hills, namely, Adokgiri RMSA Secondary School and Chotcholja RMSA Secondary School visited Sainik School Goalpara ( SSG) , Assam on 23 Jul 16. The visiting team also comprised nine teachers from both the schools. The teams saw the infrastructure and education facilities in the school, viz. the Academic Block, Science Block, Labs, MI Room, dormitories, swimming pool, various sports fields etc.
In addition the students were given a presentation by Sqd Ldr Dhipu Mathew, the Administrative Officer about the All India Sainik School Entrance Examination, scholarships provided to students and facilities available to them. The students were also provided brochures containing the information. The students were extremely happy to visit the school and many of them expressed their willingness to join Armed Forces in the future. It is significant to mention that SSG which was established in 1964 is the only school of its kind in the state, which has over 250 SSGians to its credit as officers in the Armed Forces. Recently, it conducted the East Zone Sainik Schools Sports and Cultural Championship and also won the championship.
29 Apr 2012 - 12:59pm | Anup Biswas
On the occasion of 61st Foundation Day Celebration, Sri Biren Sing Engti, MP (LS) inaugurated the newly constructed boundary wall of N L Daolagupu Sports Complex on Saturday in presence of Sri Debojeet Thaosen, Chief Executive Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council.
This boundary wall was constructed under MPLAD for the year 2010-11 of Sri Biren Sing Engti, MP (LS). MP also inaugurated the biometric access control system for authorisation of entry under BRGF for the year 2010-11. This was followed by a meeting at the indoor stadium wherein Sri Engti announced rupees 20 Lakh for the completion boundary wall while expressing his satisfaction over the successful construction of the wall.