River Haora is the lifeline of people living in Agartala. Different steps have been taken to beautify and make River Haora pollution free during the period of the present government, enunciated Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha after laying the foundation stone of ‘Haora River Front Development Project’ of Agartala Smart City Limited today. He said, this scheme is the joint initiative of City Investments to Innovate, Integrate and Sustain Program. The scheme will be implemented jointly by French Development Agency, European Union, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and National Institute of Urban Affairs.
The Chief Minister said, Agartala city is being beautified in different ways. He expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for including Agartala as a smart city among 100 cities in the country. He said, Agartala will become even more pleasant once ‘Haora River Front Development Project’ is completed. The government is working with priority to comfort and welfare of the public. The present government is doing every bit of its work so that every citizen feels that this government is their government. He said, the facilities of central and state government schemes are being delivered to every citizen in the state through Prati Ghare Sushason campaign. Different Mela and awareness camps are being conducted in different areas of the state to deliver basic services to the public from Gram Panchayat to state level. The Chief Minister said, the state govemment has taken various initiatives for socio-economic development of women of the state. The government is working relentlessly with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to empower women. Women run Self Help Groups have increased. The Chief Minister mentioned about people of the state are now becoming self dependent.
Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation Dipak Majumdar urged everyone for their cooperation to keep Agartala city clean.MLA Surajit Dutta and corporates of AMC were present in the programme. Secretary of Urban Development department Abhishek Singh also spoke on the occasion. CEO of Agartala Smart City Limited Dr. Sailesh Kumar Yadav in his welcome speech said, work will be done in about 2 km long area around Dashamighat located near the River Haora as the layer point under this scheme. Director of Urban Development department Tamal Majumdar, Additional Commissioner of AMC Mohammed Sajad P. and project Implementing organisation Macintosh Barn Ltd. Chief General Manager S. Ghoshal were also present in the programme.