UDALGURI: Thousands of people in Udalguri seem to have heaved a sigh of relief when Mazbat MLA,Charan Boro launched the Chief Minister's Free Diagnostic Services Programme in Orang CHC at a function on Thursday.
The hospital received a laboratory which Boro called a bold initiative by the government to help the poor.
He urged the hospital authorities to ensure proper delivery of free diagnostic services to the needy people.
District Project Co-ordinator of Hindustan Latex Limited,Ditisha Bhagawati explained the various diagnostic facilities of the lab.
The Gauhati High Court has asked chief secretary VK Pipersenia along with a top bureaucrat to file affidavits on a number of alleged anomalies in the ACS examination conducted by the state public service commission.
Hearing a PIL filed by Okram Prasanta Singha on Thursday Chief Justice (acting) K. Sreedhar Rao issued notices to chief secretary Pipersenia and additional chief secretary Subhas Chandra Das. Das was probing the allegations of corruption in the civil service examination.
In his PIL, Singha alleged that the committee had not inquired into the allegations against the APSC and made the commission the judge of his probe. The next hearing of the PIL will be held on November 2.
A special court in Guwahati received chargesheets against 55 government officials, filed by three investigation agencies - the Chief Minster's Special Vigilance Cell, Vigilance Cell (Anti-corruption) and the CID - in 17 cases on Friday.
On March 7, the special court ordered the superintendents of the three agencies to file chargesheets against 255 government officials, including six IAS officers accused in 21 corruption cases, within 10 days of time.
The 255 bureaucrats did not face trial earlier as the state government has not sanctioned their prosecution for many years.
On Friday, the Chief Minster's Special Vigilance Cell furnished chargesheets in five cases against 14 officials including Joyanta Madhab Baruah, the then housing officer of Assam State Housing Board, Jorhat.