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Swachata Hi Sewa Mission launched in Udalguri

On the occasion of "Swatchata Hi Sewa" celebration,the Udalguri district administration organized various programmes in the district including ceremonial distribution of grants of aids to affected people of the district.The central programme was held at Bhupen Hazarika Mukali Mancha,Harisinga on September 20.The days programme was started with the cleanliness drive at Harisinga hospital launched by Rihon Daimari, Minister, PHE,Food & Civil Supply,Assam at 11 am followed by the grants and aids distribution ceremony at 12 am.

BJ Manta, ADC, Udalguri cum Project Director,i/c,DRDA,Udalguri conducted the oath taking ceremony where all people including the minister and officials took the pledge of keeping of houses and villages clean.They also took the pledge of discarding polythene items for a pollution free society.Speaking about the implementation of new mission "Swatchata Hi Sewa" in the district ,Sadhana Hojai, Deputy Commissioner,Udalguri welcomed all the distinguished guests and people present.Minister Rihon Daimari attended the ceremony as the chief guest.

On the occasion he spoke on the need for involving common people in the mission.The meeting was also attended by Nitin Khade, Secretary to the government of Assam,Information and Technology Department;Maheswar Boro,MLA, Kalaigaon; Suresh Tanti,MCLA,BTC etc besides several hundred people mostly woman.The Minister ceremonially distributed rehabilitation grants to 940 storm affected families of the district.Ex-gratia grants of rupees five lakhs each were distributed to four families whose kith and kins were missing due to social disturbances in the past years.The minister also ceremoniously distributed Revolving Funds to selected SHO village organizations and Community Investment Fund of rupees 2.5 lakhs each to selected beneficiaries.A discussion was also held later at Udalguri Circuit House where Rihon Daimary said that he would take steps to promote eco-tourism in picturesque villages bordering Bhutan and Arunachal Pradeshm with introduction of "Home Stay" amenities to tourists.Deputy Commissioner and PD,Udalguri also present in the discussion with environment and wildlife activist.

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