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April 13, 2019

High tide of development in Uttar Dinajpur

High tide of development in Uttar Dinajpur

The district of Uttar Dinajpur has seen development in every sector, and as a result people are more than happy. Many people who are engaged in making traditional handicrafts are happy that the Trinamool Congress Government is providing them adequate help.

Health: 2 multi-superspeciality hospitals, 2 fair-price medicine shops, 3 fair-price diagnostic centres, free beds, 10 SNSUs, 2 SNCUs, 2 CCUs, 2 HDUs; medical college up in Raiganj; immunisation of 100% children achieved

Schools: 82 schools established, 59 schools’ levels upgraded; 7 model schools being set up

Scholarships: More than 1.65 lakh students under Kanyashree, more than 5.2 lakh students under Sikshashree

Higher education: Raiganj University, 1 government degree colleges, 4 ITIs, 1 polytechnic college established; 1 polytechnic college coming up

Kisan Mandi: 6 Kisan Mandis set up

100 Days’ Work: About 2.95 crore man-days created from FY 2013-14 to 2018-19

Housing: More than 1.09 lakh people benefitted from housing schemes, including rural housing

Mission Nirmal Bangla: 100% of the district is ODF

Industry: 1 industrial estate, 18 MSME clusters (including 1 MSME cluster), 1 Mega Carpet Centre, 1 turmeric processing and packaging unit

Roads & bridges: More than 1,200km of roads built/repaired/widened, 1 bridge, 1 bus terminus

Tourism: Raiganj Tourist Lodge modernised, Bhairavi Temple in Bindole, Balia Masjid, dargah at Pirpukur in Ukilpara, Karandighi Neelkuti renovated, Kulik Bird Sanctuary beautified; modernisation of North Dinajpur Museum and adding of various tourist facilities at Kulik Bird Sanctuary started

Samajik Suraksha Yojana: More than 2.74 lakh unorganised labourers enlisted

Karmatirtha: 27 Karmatirthas built

Sports: 48 multi-gyms, 10 playing fields, 8 mini indoor stadiums; Raiganj Stadium renovated, Islampur Stadium being built

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