Assam: CM Sarma inaugurates Silchar Cancer Centre in Cachar district today


As a part of the state government’s Vikas Yatra, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated the Silchar Cancer Centre built at Rs 295 crore under the Assam Cancer Care Foundation in the Cachar district today (March 1).

Taking to X CM Sarma wrote, “Realising the dream of a Healthy Assam One of my foremost priorities in making Assam a developed State is ensuring the health and wellness of our people across the State. In this direction, today, I dedicated the Silchar Cancer Centre and performed Bhoomi Poojan for the Karimganj Medical College, overall worth ₹939cr to ensure people of Barak receive best in class treatment.”

Himanta Biswa Sarma also laid the foundation stones and performed Bhumi Pujan of various projects in Cachar, Karimganj, Karbi Anglong, and West Karbi Anglong today.

He also laid the foundation stone of Karimganj Medical College to be built at a cost of Rs 578 crore today.

On Thursday, Assam Chief Minister Sarma inaugurated, laid foundations, and performed Bhumi Pujan for projects worth Rs 624 crore in Barpeta district under the state government’s Vikas Yatra.

The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stones for Sarukhetri District Hospital, involving a financial outlay of Rs 108 crore, a Sarbhog stadium with Rs 12 crore, a road bridge over the railway line at Sorbhog, a new circuit house at Barpeta with Rs 14 crore, and an upgrade of two roads involving Rs 13 crore.

The Chief Minister said that both the central and state governments, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ventured into a journey to make the country Viksit Bharat. He, therefore, urged the people of the state to extend their cooperation to help the government in its endeavour to make a new Viksit Assam.