Rs. 706 crore Allocated for Guwahati Development
GUWAHATI: Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced Rs. 706 crore for the Guwahati Development Department in the Assam State Budget 2019-20.
Further for the installation and repairing of street lights a dedicated fund of Rs. 100 crore has been allocated.
“We had announced that the Assam State Capital Region Development Authority would be set up on the lines of the National Capital Region. To strengthen the institutional set of the organisation, we are earma
rking Rs 10 crore in the Financial Year 2019-20,” Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
It is to be mentioned that a number of schemes including the setting up of an elevated corridor, connecting Chandmari and Guwahati Club, MRTS Guwahati and formation of UMTA, three freight terminus and Development of Public Bus terminus at Jalukbari, Khanapara, Baihata Chariali and Amin Gaon have been brought up while presenting the Assam Budget for 2018-19.
(Inputs Assam Tribune)