Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi on Thursday visited the Indo-Bangla border along Mankachar sector in South Salmara and inspected the ground situation there.
In his day long visit to South Salmara Mancachar district he inspected the erosion-hit areas of the district and interacted with the local people. The governor asked the BSF to maintain a strict vigil round the clock. Mukhi also sought suggestions from BSF to strengthen the existing fencing system.
Chairing a meeting with Deputy Commissioner and other senior officers of the district and heads of the departments, governor Mukhi asked the district administration to take special care for the implementation of central government schemes in the district. He also said since the government schemes have been taken to expedite the welfare of the people, successful implementation of central and state government schemes hold the key in bolstering all round development of the district as well as its people.
Prof. Mukhi also asked district agriculture officer to work in synergy with other line departments like horticulture, veterinary to double farmers’ income in the district. Since agriculture is the mainstay of the people of the district, growth of agriculture would lead to growth of the district.
The governor also visited Hatsingimari Sub-Divisional Civil Hospital and took stock of the medical facilities put in place for the people of the district. He also interacted with patients and took care of their needs. The governor also inspected cleanliness in and around the hospital. Prof. Mukhi also visited Mankachar College and talked to the students and teachers. He appealed to them to religiously pursue their studies and keep the ambience of their educational institution clean.