Daily Mail India
People Inbox @ Single Platform

Assam government may soon announce rehabilitation policy for flood-hit people – The Economic Times

GUWAHATI: Assam government has introduced {that a} rehabilitation policy would soon be taken up by government for the flood and erosion hit landless people.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited Rohmoria in Dibrugarh and introduced three schemes totaling Rs.25 crore for discovering everlasting answer to the issue of abrasion brought on by River Brahmaputra within the space.

Three different schemes have been introduced by the state government in December final 12 months for a complete price of Rs. 18 crore that are at completely different phases of implementation. The three schemes introduced would offer safety to the villages of Liting Gaon, Rohmoria Gaon and Bogori Tola Lukasoni Gaon in Rohmoria from erosion. He additionally took inventory of progress within the porcupine development work carried out below SDRF in Rohmoria.

After interacting with the native people, the Chief Minister introduced {that a} rehabilitation policy would soon be taken up by the state government for the flood and erosion hit landless people. He additionally obtained a memorandum from Rohmoria Gorakhohonia Pratirodh Sangrami Mancha.

Sonowal knowledgeable {that a} complete of 25 lakh people in 28 districts have been affected by the present wave of flood within the state. Erosion has additionally affected many districts within the state and the state government has been giving precedence on development of embankments for offering safety type flood and erosion.

Saying that erosion has been a perennial drawback of the areas below Rohmoria, Sonowal said that people right here have been carrying on with democratic actions to carry everlasting answer to the issue. State Government has been dedicatedly pursuing the target of completely fixing the difficulty of flood and erosion within the state and for that objective, a joint river administration mechanism has been mooted with different North Eastern States and Bhutan, he mentioned. He additionally knowledgeable that dredging in Brahmaputra would happen as soon because the dredgers arrive.

Source hyperlink