Sunderbans to Become a District in 2016


Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee today announced that Sunderbans region will become a full-fledged district before Durga Puja in 2016. The decision was taken because the area is river-based and the people their have their specific problems, WB CM said.

The Chief Minister also announced that Dr BR Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations will be held in West Bengal in every block on 30 December. A chair will be named after Dr Ambedkar at Calcutta University and a Panchayat Training Centre, named after him will be set up.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a visit to North 24 Parganas district today, also flagged off Sabuj Sathi scheme for the district.

She addressed a public meeting at Sandeshkhali, where she will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for a bouquet of projects.

The projects WB CM inaugurated today include road projects, irrigation schemes, Shishu Aaloy, several health care projects, new hostels, water supply projects among others.

The West Bengal Chief Minister also laid the foundation stones for road and irrigation projects, renovation of administrative buildings, minority hostels, godowns among other things.

The CM distributed several services including Kanyashree, Yuvashree, Sikshashree, equipment to fishermen, Kisan and artisan credit cards, different agricultural machineries and equipment, pattas, financial assistance for natural disasters and a host of other such services.