Haflong, Assam: The Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, laid down the foundation stone for a Bamboo Industrial Park at Manderdisa, Dima Hasao district of Assam.
The Bamboo Industrial Project will be implemented by the Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region, Government of India. The total capital investment of the Bamboo Industrial Park project is about Rs. 50 crore.
The project will usher in a new era in the economy of the Northeast and create vast employment opportunities for the local youths.
After becoming the Chief Minister of Assam, it was the first visit of Himanta Biswa Sarma in the Dima Hasao district of Assam. The Assam CM visited Haflong to review various government schemes that were implemented in the Dima Hasao district and also inaugurated an orphanage at Boro Haflong.
The CM got a warm welcome from the villagers, upon his arrival there in the district.
Sarma attended a review meeting further held at the conference hall of NC Hills Autonomous Council.
While laying the foundation stone of the Bamboo Industrial Park, the State Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika, NCHAC CEM Debolal Gorlosa and KAAC CEM Tuliram Ronghang, MLA Nandita Gorlosa and EMS Samuel Changsan, Ngamrothang Hmar, Golonjoy Thaosen, Dima Hasao DC Paul Baruah & SP Jayant Singh were present along with the Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sarma.