December 30, 2015
North Bengal can boast of its development today: WB CM
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while addressing students and beneficiaries of `Sabooj Sathi’ at Goalpokhar in North Dinajpur on Tuesday , said, “The deprived north Bengal in the past regime can boast of its development today .”
She also stressed on development of several tourist spots in north Bengal and opening of a secretariat -Uttar Kanya -at Siliguri. She also said: “Bagdogra will get night flights from January 21.“
The West Bengal Chief Minister spoke about the formation of a university at Raiganj college which she said has helped 74% people in North Dinajpur. She also announced 84 new projects for the district.
The West Bengal Chief Minister also listed out the developmental works that her government has completed.“We are committed to provide food grains to 7.70 crore people in the state. From January 27, people will get rice at Rs 2 per kg.“
On her Facebook post, the West Bengal Chief Minister wrote:
“I have launched “Sabuj Sathi” today for Uttar and Dakshin Dinajpur from Goalpokhor and Tapan.
Thousands and thousands of my dear school-going children received cycles.
Many new projects were also flagged off and several thousands of beneficiaries received benefits under government schemes.
The new administrative building of Science and Technology Department in Bidhannagar was also inaugurated by me today. I have named it “Vigyan Chetana Bhaban”.
Today, I also initiated the state-wide celebration of “Ambedkar Dibas” on December 30 in respect to the legendary figure and to commemorate his 125th birth anniversary year in a befitting manner.”