Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Hagrama Mohilary on Thursday laid foundation stones of as many as 18 projects under the fifth Assam State Finance Commission in Kokrajhar district.
BTC chief Mohilary was accompanied by BTC Executive Members Doneswar Goyary and Rajib Brahma.
Mohilary laid the foundation stones of construction of road, bridge and other developmental works in rural areas under the fifth Assam State Finance Commission. The foundation stones were laid for construction works in Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) under Baokhhngri, Fakiragram, Dotma, Banargaon, Kachugaon and Debargaon constituencies.
Talking to media persons on the occasion, BTC chief Mohilary said he has been laying foundation stones of various development projects under the fifth Assam State Finance Commission in Kokrajhar district since Wednesday.
Mohilary also told reporters, “Foundation stones of as many as 18 projects under the fifth Assam State Finance Commission have been laid today (Thursday) in Kokrajhar Sub-division and foundation stones of other projects were laid in Gossaigaon Sub-division in the district on Wednesday.”
He also said that the Bodoland Territorial Council will receive an amount of Rs 350 crore under the fifth Assam State Finance Commission during the financial year of 2017-18. Mohilary said, “The Council will constrict roads, culverts, school boundary, cremation grounds and carry out other developmental activities in the rural areas in the districts under the BTC.”
Mohilary further informed the BTC would also receive an amount of Rs 350 crore within January and the tender process for the projects is going on. He added that the projects would be implemented in a proper manner for the greater interest of the people of the region.
The BTC chief will lay the foundation stones of developmental works under the fifth Assam State Finance Commission in Chirang district on Friday and the same would be laid on following day in Baksa and Udalguri districts respectively.