Chief Executive Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Debojeet Thaosen inaugurated the newly constructed office building of Divisional Forest Officer, Dima Hasao Forest Division (East) at Haflong on Thursday.
Thaosen was accompanied by the Chairman, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Sri Ngamrothang Hmar, Additional Principal Conservator of Forest Sri Bikash Brahma, IFS, Principal Secretary, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Sri Sunil Nunisa, Former Executive Member, Sri Bijoyendra Sengyung.
The inaugural function was attended by DFO, Dima Hasao Forest Division (West) Sri J N Hazarika, DFO, Dima Hasao Forest Division (East) i/c H. Bathari and other forest officials.
This was followed by planting saplings by CEM, Chairman, Former EM and Addl. PCCF in the office campus.
It is learnt that earlier there was a single Forest Division named N C Hills Forest Division which used to control the entire district, but for the smooth administration this was bifurcated into two division named Dima Hasao Forest Division (West) and Dima Hasao Forest Division (East) with two separate DFOs.
Hiranmay Bathari, DFO i/c Dima Hasao Forest Division (East) talking to this correspondent said the office was earlier functioning from the office of the then CCF office but now with inauguration of this office today the division has got its own office. He appreciated the CEM and the Addl. PCCF for their initiatives for which, the division has got its own office at Haflong, Obviously, this would help the aspiration of the people of the district to great extend.