GUWAHATI:Amid growing attack on Congressover suspicious and mysterious stand on the NRC related statement on Mamata Banerjee, the opposition party on Sunday made it plain and simple that there is no question of opposing NRC.
Addressing a press conference in Guwahati party president Ripun Bora and senior leader Pradyut Bordoloi said the party had been supporting an updated NRC and it would keep supporting it.
"The updated NRC must be flawless and nobody coming to Assam after the cut off mark must figure in it," said Ripun Bora.
Hs said," what Sushmita Dev said is never her party's position. She said it individually. This is not out party's statement," said Bordoloi.
The Arunachal government will cover all uncovered families under the Chief Minister’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme in this financial year for a healthier state by facilitating hassle-free cashless treatment to its citizens in empanelled hospitals.
More reputed and specialized hospitals like Medanta, NEIGRIMS, Apollo, CMC Vellore, Gangaram Hospitals, Ramakrishna Mission, etc are also in the pipeline for government empanelment.
On second day of the second phase of the State Development Council (SDC) meet held under Chief Minister NabamTuki in Itanagar on Wednesday.
Tuki asked the health department to coordinate with the insurance company to take the Universal Health Insurance scheme to those households still uncovered.
The department would facilitate posting of regular insurance company staff at Pasighat and Itanagar for enrolling families under the scheme.
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Assam has developed on all fronts. In his address at the anniversary function at Sarusajai function on Saturday, Gogoi said that the state now ranks in third position in the human resources development index. He said the state has set record the food grain production during his regime and that in health, education sectors also the state has changed its face.
People of Kalaigaon and Tangla observed World Environment Day with various programmes. At Kalaigaon the programme was organised by Kalaigaon College authority in association with Dhansiri Forest Division,Udalguri.Arabinda Das, Principal of Kalaigaon College inaugurated the plantation drive at 11 am. Nearly six hundred students,teachers forest personel and media persons joined hands to plant nearly two hundred saplings. An awareness meeting was held at college hall at 1 pm which was presided over by Arabinda Das, Principal of the college. On the occasion he thanked forest deptt. for help and cooperation in organising the programme at Kalaigaon. He said that he would work for the declaration of Kalaigaon College as a bio-diversity enriched 'Green College”. The awareness meeting was also addressed by Jayanta Das,Hony Wildlife Warden,Udalguri; Dimbeswar Das,Range Officer,Bhergaon and Krishna Barua,Social Service secretary of Kalaigaon College.
At Tangla,WE Day was observed with various events.The central programme was organised at Tangla Model High School premise by Tangla administration headed by DN Hazarika, Circle Officer,Harisinga Revenue Circle. Several saplings were planted in the school campus in the morning.Nearly four hundred tree saplings were also distributed among students. Environmentalist Debanga Mahalia conducted a quiz competition on nature and wildlife. Prof.Binoy Medhi former Principal,Tangla College attended the open session as the appointed speaker.He advised all to plant fruit trees in the vacant land for wild animals and birds. Prof.Medhi said that there were no short cut to solve 'Man-elephant Conflict' and people must learn to live with others animals and birds.