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Deal for science city at Sonapur

Dispur has struck a deal with National Council of Science Museums to develop a science city in the outskirt of Guwahati. Sources told Assam Times that the government would invest Rs 110 crore for the project at Sonapur.

The pact was signed between Assam government and National Council of Science Museums in presence of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday.
The government would bear the recurring expenditure and the estimated average annual expenditure would be around Rs 7 crore.

The entire project requires a plot of 250 bighas to be operated and maintained by a registered society while National Council of Science Museums will have an ex-officio member of the society.

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