Assam CM directs Smart City Ltd to complete projects expeditiously, without delays


GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma directed the Smart City Limited to complete different projects of Smart City expeditiously and without further delays. CM Sarma held a high-level meeting with the Board of Directors of Guwahati Smart City Project at the conference room of his office in Janata Bhawan on Tuesday and asked the officials to accord top priority to complete different components of the projects expeditiously.

The chief minister assured that State Government will prove additional funds if required for their completion.

The meeting approved the 1.3 KM Brahmaputra River Front Development project in Guwahati at a cost of Rs. 370 crore. CM Sarma asked the officials to complete the project within stipulated time frame.

Moreover, with regards to other components of the Smart City Project, the meeting also discussed rejuvenation of water bodies and channels, development of Deepor Beel in strict compliance with eco-sensitive mandate, Integrated Traffic Management System, Light and Sound Show in Gandhi Mandap and Sankardev Kalakshetra, Development of Ashaklanta Devalaya, Development of Umananda Devalaya, procurement of super sucker machines for GMDA for cleaning Guwahati city, smart street light system etc.

Guwahati Development Minister Ashok Singhal was also present at the meeting.