Sonowal calls for giving a makeover to Dibrugarh

23 Oct 2017

To give the historical Dibrugarh town a makeover, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed officials to prepare a vision document.
"With a view to give a new look to Dibrugarh town, Sonowal directed Town and Country Planning Department to prepare the master plan, titled 'Vision Dibrugarh', from Brahmaputra to Burhidihing up to the extent of Jokai forest," an official release said.
Sonowal said with meticulous expansion of Dibrugarh, the town will be transformed into one of the leading towns of the state.
He also asked the department to incorporate both sides of the trans-Arunachal highways and other possibilities of tourism into the ambit of the master plan.
The statement further said: "He asked the Department to look at beautification of Dibrugarh town and take elaborate steps for drainage system which can flush out rain water."
The chief minister asked the department to release budget for the replacement of electric poles while reviewing the progress of upgradation of drainage system in Dibrugarh town, being undertaken under NLCPR involving a project outlay of Rs 23.81 crore. (PTI)