Sivasagar, August 23: Jorhat Lok Sabha MP Topon Kumar Gogoi chaired the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting held at the Sukafa Conference Hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office in Sivasagar today (Aug 23). The two-day-long DISHA meeting began with a view to reviewing the status and progress of various ongoing welfare schemes and projects in the district.
During the meeting, the chairman discussed in length about the status of various ongoing schemes in the district, such as, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G), National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM), National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS), National Old Age Pension (NOAP) etc. Besides these, status of various schemes under Education department, Social Welfare department, Municipal area schemes, DDMA programmes, PWD (PMGSY), NHIDCL, State Roads and Rural Roads division, PHE department (Water supply and Rural Sanitation), Food and Civil Supplies, Revenue department (Computerization of land records), APDCL, DDUGJY and Town and Country Planning were also discussed in depth.
The Chairman stressed on proper and speedy implementation of all the ongoing schemes of the district. Besides discussing other important issues and problems, the Chairman announced that a massive cleaning drive will be carried out shortly in the Yamunas around the Sivasagar tank and efforts will be put in to make them as tourist hotspots.
The meeting was attended by the MLA of Thowra Kushal Duwari, MLA of Amguri Pradip Hazarika, President of Zila Parishad Dhrubajyoti Mout, District Development Commissioner Joonmoni Sonowal, Chief Executive Officer of Zila Parishad Sewali Bordoloi, Additional Deputy Commissioner Moon Gogoi, Heads of various Government departments, Block Development Officers and a host of other officials of the district administration.
On the second and concluding day on August 24 next, the status of various schemes of Health and Family Welfare, Agriculture, Forest (Territorial and Social Forestry), Tourism and Cultural Departments will be discussed at length.