Emphasis on holistic development: Rihon

 GOALPARA, April 26 – With the strategy for implementation of various departmental schemes based on public utility, Public Health Engineering, Food & Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Rihon Daimary said that due priority is being given to holistic and sustainable development in order to reach out to all sections and benefiting them rather than fulfilling the targets of the departmental schemes.

Taking part in the interactive session, on Tuesday here at the Natyasurya Phani Sarma Bhavan, with the officials, PRI members, SHGs and NGOs of the district, Daimary reiterated that active cooperation and participation of people is a must for transparency and accountability, which are essential for functioning of any government scheme.

He urged the officials to form user groups against every single water supply schemes implemented in the district. He also appealed to local MLAs and NGOs to play a proactive role so that all the schemes are implemented in a time-bound manner.

Some of the PRI members discussed various issues and highlighted problems relating to various PHE schemes in their respective areas.

Meanwhile, Daimary also praised the efforts of the PRI members and especially mentioned the Balijana GP for winning the cleanest village award. He also informed that an amount of Rs 33.53crore of the Central share and Rs 9.95 crore of State’s share for already completed toilets has already been sanctioned under the Swach Bharat Gramin Mission.

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