Assam CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma Announces Welfare Measures in Guwahati on Gandhi Jayanti

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Tuesday, October 03, 2023
Assam CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma Announces Welfare Measures in Guwahati on Gandhi Jayanti
CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma's Pledge to Assam's Well-being
Guwahati, October 3, 2023 - In a remarkable display of commitment to the welfare of the people of Assam, Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma commemorated Gandhi Jayanti by unveiling a series of transformative initiatives. In a social media post on October 2, 2023, CM Himanta Biswa Sarma announced these welfare measures, reaffirming his dedication to improving the lives of Assam's residents.

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, CM Sarma's announcements were aimed at addressing critical aspects of the state's development and well-being:

₹90 Crore Transfer to One Lakh IHHL Beneficiaries
The Chief Minister's foremost initiative involved the transfer of ₹90 crore to one lakh beneficiaries of the Individual Household Latrine (IHHL) scheme. This substantial financial support is set to have a significant impact on enhancing sanitation and hygiene facilities in countless households across Assam. It underscores the government's commitment to ensuring that every citizen has access to essential amenities for a dignified life.

Mukhyamantri Lok Sevak Arogya Yojana Launched:
To improve healthcare accessibility, CM Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma launched the "Mukhyamantri Lok Sevak Arogya Yojana." This healthcare scheme is poised to offer vital medical services to the state's residents, especially those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. It signifies a substantial step towards ensuring that quality healthcare is within reach of all, in line with principles of equity and inclusivity.

Commemorating Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign:
In a fitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's emphasis on cleanliness and sanitation, Chief Minister Sarma commemorated the "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign. This initiative, which promotes the significance of cleanliness and sanitation, underscores the state's commitment to maintaining a clean and hygienic environment. It encourages active participation from both citizens and the government, nurturing a culture of cleanliness and environmental responsibility.

Guwahati, the vibrant capital city of Assam, bore witness to these transformative announcements on Gandhi Jayanti. The significance of these welfare measures lies not only in their immediate impact but also in their alignment with Mahatma Gandhi's principles of social justice and inclusive development.

Gandhi Jayanti, celebrated on October 2nd every year, is a day to honor the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, an advocate for peace, truth, and social justice. CM Sarma's actions resonate strongly with the values championed by the Father of the Nation.

These welfare measures, unveiled by Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Gandhi Jayanti, reflect the government's unwavering commitment to inclusive development and enhancing the quality of life for the people of Assam. CM Sarma's initiatives on this significant day affirm his dedication to the betterment of the state and its residents, setting a positive trajectory for Assam's future.