KOKRAJHAR, FEB 26: The Executive Engineer of Public Health Engineering (PHE), Kokrajhar Division-II, got its own office building at Kajalgaon, the district headquarter of Chirang after they had to run their office at rented house in Basugaon town from the last fifteen years.
The Chief Executive Member (CEM), BTC on Friday inaugurated the new office building in the presence of Dr. Nilut Swargiary, EM, BTC for PHE, I&PR and H&T, Ranjit kumar Basumatary, EM, BTC for Forest and Land & Revenue, Director, PHE department Kandarpa Kumar Deka and officers from different departments and media persons.
The new office building built at a cost of Rs.1,35,83,900 under BTC- SOPD for the years 2018-19 and 2019-20 is G+1 design with one conference hall, ten rooms for officers and staff.
Besides the Executive Engineer office in the ground floor, in the new building at first floor there will be the office of the Assistant Executive Engineer, PHE, Kokrajhar Sub-Division-II.
In his address to the media, the CEM Boro said that he was very happy that the building will open up a new space for commitment and importance to meet the increasing demand of PHE.
“The people of northern part of BTR still have been struggling for drinking water since long. In this regard, with an aim of providing potable drinking water to them, our BTR government has decided to take up various developmental schemes under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). so many important projects are being implemented by the PHE department”, he said.
He further hoped that with the running of office at district headquarter, many problems of the public relating to drinking water issues would be solved soon. He also announced about forming of development boards for all communities of BTR along with giving maximum priority on education and agricultural sectors during their government in BTC.