Newly appointed Kamrup Deputy Commissioner Kirthi Jalli visited the Lumpi area along the Assam- Meghalaya border on Wednesday. Kamrup SP Hitesh Ch. Roy, Boko Circle officer Dibash Bordoloi, Boko Development Block officer Arnav Goswami, RHAC General Member Arjun Chetry along with many other Assam state government officials visited Lumpi area. Later they took part in the ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’ celebration, which was celebrated for the first time in Harshanagar under Lumpi area, Boko.
The Gorkha and Garo tribal community welcome her with their traditional dances. Nearly 1000 villagers of the Lumpi area took part in the celebration program. DC Kirthi Jalli interacts with children at Harshanagar Anganwadi Centre and speaks with Anganwadi workers. The Boko-Bongaon integrated child development services (ICDS) office along with Anganwadi workers demonstrate varieties of local foods, pickles and other items.
Later DC and other guests took part in a public meeting, which was organized by the Boko-Bongaon ICDS office on the occasion of the ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’ celebration. Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Sukanya Das presided over the meeting. The CDPO Suknya Das said that the ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’ was celebrated at block level for the first time in the Lumpi area.
DC Kirthi Jalli requested the local public to avail their all documents which includes AADHAR, Pan Card, Bank Account and other state government documents, so that each and every person will get benefited from all the government schemes.
She also added that Lumpi will be a tourist spot and along with block development offices will provide government assistance to develop the Lumpi area for the tourism sector.
A local youth from Harshanagar village, Bikash Chetry has narrated the various problems in Lumpi area. He talked about the lack of primary schools, teachers, and doctors. Also narrated about the Jal Jeevan Mission Project which totally failed. He also alleged that if someone raised voices about all these problems, some government officials forced them to stop their voices.
DC Kirthi Jalli said to the local public that she noted down the problems of the area and she will try to solve all the problems one by one very soon.