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Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewing the progress of the MOITRI scheme in Guwahati on Tuesday.

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday reviewed the progress of the MOITRI scheme under which modernisation of infrastructure in police stations has been taking place.

The review meeting was held at the Brahmaputra State Guest House in Guwahati the evening on Tuesday.

The meeting, which was chaired by chief minister Sonowal, also took stock of the different aspects of modernisation of police stations in the state.

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Sonowal directed the state director general of police (DGP) Kuladhar Saikia to oversee that the modernisation work of 73 police stations in the state is completed by the end of December this year.

He also directed DGP Saikia to ask superintendents of police (SPs) of each district to inspect the quality of work being undertaken under the MOITRI scheme.

Chief minister Sonowal also took stock of the progress of the preliminary works for the proposed Police Academy in the state.

DGP Kuladhar Saikia, additional chief secretary to home and political, Kumar Sanjay Krishna and senior officers of the home department were present at the meeting.

Informing about the meeting, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) on its official Twitter handle stated: “CM Shri @sarbanandsonwal reviewed progress of works under the MOITRI scheme with senior officials in Guwahati.”

“The CM directed officials to expedite works for better service delivery and complete construction of all police stations by December 2019,” it added.

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