21 - 02 - 2019

21 AR takes initiative for free distribution of LPG

Agartala, Feb 13,2019:  Assam Rifles  21 battalion jointly with Choudhury Gas Agency  on Wednesday took initiative for  distributing  and registration of free LPG gas connections as part of Ujjwala Yojna scheme to BPL families at  Champahour , Khowai distirct . As part of the joint effort  40 families were provided free gas connections and 75 were registered for the  same. Besides  50 solar lamps were also distributed to the locals to promote clean energy.  The initiative of Assam Rifles was also highly appreciated by locals.

CM reviews work of national highways

Agartala, Feb 13,2019: Once the inland water connectivity with Bangladesh begins, pressure on roads will increase due to plying heavy vehicles, said chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb today while addressing review meeting on national highways in state at secretariat.

Keeping it in mind roads should be built  with dividers, zebra crossing and warning marks at accident prone zone  so that there s road mishaps comes down, Deb said.  

He told the engineers to complete the work within schedule time  and maintain quality of works, besides all ongoing  maintenance works should be completed  before arrival of monsoon.

Regarding acquisition of land for National Highways, Deb directed PWD officials to take initiative for getting forest clearance.If required the officials should take assistance from district administration.

In the meeting PWD principal secretary informed  in state there are 6 National Highways of length 853.81 km. Renovation of 133.21 km of road is complete and work is going for 47.50 km.   

Manik Sarkar condoles death of Madhu Sengupta

Agartala, Feb 13,2019: Former chief minister Manik Sarkar has condoled the death of veteran CPM leader Madhu Sengupta. In a statement Sarkar said described him as a dedicated communist. “He devoted his entire life to the cause of the working class,”

The veteran CPM leader passed away Tuesday after prolong illness.Madhu Sengupta contested in 7-Ramnagar Assembly Constituency as a CPI(M) candidate  in 1998.


Biplab Deb kicks off BJP’s 'Mera parivar, Bhajapa parivar' campaign

Agartala, Feb 12, 2019: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president and chief minister Biplab Deb today flagged off the 'Mera Pariwar, Bhajpa Pariwar'(' My family, BJP family') campaign from his assembly constituency at Banamalipur.

 The campaign aims to plant the BJP flag at  homes of its workers and sympathisers across the state.Among other measures, the party has been reaching out to beneficiaries of different government schemes, like Jan Dhan bank accounts, the building of toilets, Mudra loans and LPG connection scheme, to mobilise people in its support.

BJP sources say the drive is a part of the party's mass mobilisation for the Lok Sabha election and may touch up to 20 crore people if a house has an average of four residents.

"The BJP had received over 17 crore votes in 2014. Now we have details of of 9.5 crore members in our record. There are 35 crore beneficiaries of Jan Dhan bank accounts, seven crore under Mudra and over six crore under Ujjwala scheme to give free LPG connection to the poor," a leader said.



Traffic constable suspended

Agartala, Feb 7,2019: Traffic constable, Prasenjit Datta is temporary suspended for alleged negligence of duty at civil secretariat. The suspension comes in awake of after forest minister Mewar Kumar convoy meet with accident at the main entrance of secretariat.   In the accident a motor bike collided with minister convoy. The minister  sustained minor injury but  the bike rider was seriously injured.  Later identified as Anoop Kaushik ( 41) a Assam Rifles personnel.  His condition his reported to be serious. Accoridng to eye witness the convoy of the minister was at high speed and the biker did not had helmet.    


8 TCS officers transferred

Agartala, Feb 5, 2019: In minor reshuffle eight TCS Grade - II officers were transferred.  A notification in this regard was issued yesterday GA ( Personnel & Training) department.

Dilip Kr. Debbarma transferred to DM’s office South Tripura as deputy collector from Agartala Municipal Corporation.

Subrata Banik , deputy collector  at DM’s office of Dhalai district  is transferred to Agartala Municipal Corporation.

Binoy Bhusan Das, deputy collector DM’s office, Dhalai district will also hold the  charge of  settlement officer, Dhalai district in addition.

Partha Das, deputy collector DM’s office , South Tripura  is transferred as addl. SDM, Khowai.

Pradip Kr. Debbarma, deputy collector, DM’s office South Tripura will also hold the charge of district welfare officer, South Tripura.

Abhijit Chakraborty , addl SDM, Sonamura  is transferred to tourism department as deputy director.

Asit Kr. Das , BDO Belbari, West Tripura  transferred as addl. SDM Sonamura.

Suresh Ch. Jamatia, deputy collector, SDM’s office Khowai  is transferred as BDO, Belbari, West Tripura.