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Press Release


Goalpara, October 12, 2006

The Directorate of Field Publicity, Barpeta Unit, in association with “Janapriya”, an NGO of Goalpara organized a day-long programme on Bharat Nirman on October 11, 2006 at Hadi Muslim L.P. School, Paikan under Krishnai Block of Goalpara district. A public meeting was held on the occasion which was presided over by Abdul Jalil, a social worker of the area. As a resource person, Dr. Mukund Mohan Sarma of Krishnai PHC explained the schemes of National Rural Health Mission and Rural Child Health. In his speech, Shri Imanul Haque Mondol, Advisor, Janapriya, spoke on Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and Right to Information Act.

Rural Sports, photo exhibition and film shows were also organized on the day and prizes were distributed among the winner of the sports.

Earlier, Shri J. Kalita, Field Publicity Officer, i/c Barpeta unit explained the aims and objectives of the programme.



Goalpara, October 12, 2006

As part of Bharat Nirman Campaign about flagship programmes of Central Government at Goalpara, the Field Publicity Unit of Nagaon, in coordination with ‘ASHIRBAD’, an NGO of Ambari under Khormuja Development Block, Goalpara organized a Healthy Baby Show where 250 babies participated. Among them 4 babies were selected as best babies and prizes were given away.

A public meeting was also organized on the occasion which was presided over by Shri Bodir Uddin Mullah, a leader of the area. In his speech, Dr. Abdusamad of Dohila State Dispensary who was a resource person, emphasized the need for immunization of children to save their life from killer diseases. Shri Abdul Awal, CRC, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan explained the aims and objectives of the SSA. He appealed to all to send the children to school for regular education.

Earlier, Shri Bijay Krishna Paul, Field Publicity Officer, explained the aims and objectives of the meeting.



Goalpara, October 12, 2006.

In tune with the Bharat Nirman Campaign, a flagship programme of the Central Government, the district administration of Goalpara has achieved over 85 per cent recovery rate of DRDA loans given to a wide range of self-help groups (SHGs) in the district during the current financial year. This was stated by Shri K.K. Bora, Project Director, DRDA, Goalpara today.

Addressing a technical session on Bharat Nirman Campaign and modified Mid-Day Meal scheme at DICC field here, Shri Bora said that his district has made a landmark in implementing the rural development schemes like National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, National Rural Health Mission, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and modified Mid-Day Meal scheme.

“There is no scarcity of fund in the health department of the district to implement the above mentioned rural development schemes”, he added. The district has already received Rs.25.37 crore and released Rs.20 crore under NREGA programme.

Participating as the Chief Guest, Shri Abdul Rashid Mondol termed the Mid-Day Meal scheme as the world’s biggest scheme which covers 12 crore students studying in 9.5 lakh schools in India.

Others who spoke on the occasion include Shri Satya Priya Brahma Patgiri, District Mission Coordinator, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, Goalpara district and Shri Amzad Hussain, President, Goalpara Zilla Parishad.

Summering the aims and objectives of the Public Information Campaign (PIC) in Goalpara, Shri Hassanudding Ahmed, who presided over the technical session, said that rural masses should avail the benefits of Mid-Day Meal scheme.

Earlier, Shri B. Narzary, Dy. Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Govt. of India, Guwahati welcomed the resource persons and all to the PIC meeting.