CM in Darrang: Takes Stock of Under-construction Skill University, Mangaldai Bypass, Upcoming Medical College & Hospital Sites

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CM in Darrang: Takes Stock of Under-construction Skill University, Mangaldai Bypass, Upcoming Medical College & Hospital Sites

Chief Minister Dr. Sarma Instructs Concerned Parties to Expedite Bypass Construction Works

CM Stresses on Starting of Skill University Academic session from July 2025

Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday arrived at Mangaldai in Darrang district and took stock of the ongoing construction activities at the Assam Skill University premises. This apart, he also visited the under-construction Mangaldai Bypass and the site for the upcoming Darrang Medical College &Hospital.

Arriving at Mangaldai, the Chief Minister straightaway visited the construction site of the 15-Km bypass on NH15 and took stock of the progress and quality of the construction activities. The Chief Minister expressed concern at the slow progress of the project and was seen directing concerned authorities to take all measures necessary to ensure its expeditious completion. It is to be noted that on completion, the Mangaldai bypass on NH15 shall strengthen the road network between West Bengal, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and thereby facilitate seamless road transportation and regional integrity. Ministers of Assam Cabinet Jayanta Mallabaruah, Chandramohan Patowary, Member of Parliament Dilip Saikia, Members of Legislative Assembly Paramananda Rajbongshi and Basanta Das were seen accompanying the Chief Minister.

Visiting the premises of the Assam Skill University, the Chief Minister was seen directing the concerned authorities to ensure all aspects of construction activities were completed as per schedule so that academic sessions can be started from July, 2025. It is worth mentioning that Assam Skill University is being built across sprawling 250 bighas of land with all modern amenities aligning with the latest academic requirements of the 21st century. On becoming functional, the Assam Skill University, the first of its kind in the region, is expected to become centre of excellence in providing skill education in multiple disciplines in sync with contemporary industry requirements. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Ministers of Assam Cabinet Jayanta Mallabaruah, Chandramohan Patowary, Members of Legislative Assembly Dr. Paramananda Rajbongshi and Basanta Das, Vice-Chancellor of the university Subhash Chandra Das, District Commissioner Munindra Nath Ngatey and host of other functionaries.

Later, the Chief Minister also visited the site of proposed Darrang Medical College & Hospital and took stock of its various aspects. The Darrang medical College & Hospital will be set up across 100 bighas of land and will house all the modern healthcare facilities to cater to medical needs of the residents of the historic Darrang and nearby areas and will also be a centre for modern medical education. DC Munindra Nath Ngatey and others were present during the Chief Minister’s visit.

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