World Bank to invest Rs 1,000 crore in Assam

Posted on:19 Sep 2016 09:43:10
World Bank to invest Rs 1,000 crore in Assam
19 September 2016 Current Affairs: World Bank will invest nearly 1,000 crore rupees in Assam for the betterment of the inland waterways. It was conveyed to State Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.

The Union Minister also assured to re-construct jetty for which 100 percent assistance will be given by the Centre. On the other hand, emphasising on road safety, driving school will be set up in all districts of Assam. It is also decided that driving license will be issued from the proposed driving schools later.

Road accidents claimed lives of thousands of people every year in Assam and so the government has given much stress on road safety.

On the other hand, Patowary also requested Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to include tea course at Tocklai Tea Research Centre in Jorhat. He also urged the Union Minister to shift head office of Tea Board to Guwahati from Kolkata.

 

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