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Assam CM Dr. Sarma Unveils Infrastructural Projects Worth Rs. 1,208 Crore in Guwahati


Guwahati: Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated, laid foundations, and performed bhoomipujan for various projects totaling Rs. 1,208 crore in Kamrup (M) district as part of the Bikash Yatra.

Among the key projects inaugurated by Dr. Sarma was the Elevated South Bank Corridor of the Guwahati-North Guwahati Bridge, costing Rs. 326.01 crore. The corridor, spanning 1.2 km, features noise barriers to control pollution, enhancing traffic flow in the area.

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Additionally, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the Azara District Hospital, a 100-bed facility with advanced healthcare amenities, including operation theaters and critical care units, with an estimated cost of Rs. 116 crore.

Dr. Sarma also performed bhoomipujan for the upgradation of a 2-lane road to a 4-lane road connecting Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, aiming to improve transportation to and from the airport amid increasing air traffic.

Furthermore, he initiated the construction of the Trumpet Interchange at Gauripur T-Junction, a 5.482 km project costing Rs. 408 crore, aimed at reducing traffic congestion on the bridge connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati.

Addressing the gatherings, Dr. Sarma highlighted the government’s commitment to infrastructure development, emphasizing the significance of these projects in enhancing connectivity and healthcare services for the people of Assam.

The events were attended by dignitaries including Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Ashok Singhal, MP Queen Oja, MLA Ramendra Narayan Kalita, and Mayor GMC Mrigen Sarania, among others.

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