Minister Jogen Mohan inaugurates Model Anganwadi Centres in Lakhimpur district

Jogen Mohan, Minister of Model Anganwadi in Lakhimpur District

LAKHIMPUR: On Sunday, 16 Model Anganwadi centres were inaugurated in Lakhimpur. They were inaugurated by Revenue & Disaster Management, Hills Area Development minister Jogen Mohan by attending the ceremonial programmes organized at Napamua Model Anganwadi Centre under Telahi Development Block and Abdul Mazid Path Model Anganwadi Centre at Chapori Gaon under Ward No. 12 North Lakhimpur Town.

Out of them, 11 Model Anganwadi Centres which fall under Lakhimpur LAC are Napamua Model Anganwadi Centre, Abdul Mazid Path Model Anganwadi Centre, Ali Chiga Model Anganwadi Centre, Bhorti Sonowal Model Anganwadi Centre, Bamun Doloni Model Anganwadi Centre, Chowkham Model Anganwadi Centre, Joyhing Bazaar Model Anganwadi Centre, Joyhing Line 15 Model Anganwadi Centre, Kakoi Rajgarh Gohain Model Anganwadi Centre and Phulbari Model Anganwadi Centre. The Government of Assam has constructed a number of these centres under the “Sonali Shoishob Bikoshito Axom” scheme. This scheme has created a total number of 1000 Model Anganwadi Centres in the state. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Saarma inaugurated them all from Bongora, under the Boko of Kamrup.

Minister Jogen Mohan, who inaugurated the Model Anganwadi Centres at Lakhimpur said that the Anganwadi Centres were now Model Anganwadi Centres. This was to mold the children into human resources in the truest sense. The Anganwadi Centres are where the children begin their education during their golden years. The minister stated that it was their duty to ensure they have all the facilities necessary for their mental and physical development. He thanked the Anganwadi workers who dedicated their time to helping the children.

The Deputy Commissioner Lakhimpur stated that these Anganwadi Centres were built with funds amounting to Rs 25 Lakh. He said that the fund had been allotted for construction of 40 Model Anganwadi Centres throughout the district. Manab Deka Lakhimpur, MLA also addressed the gathering. The establishment of Model Anganwadi centres was a gift from Azadi Ka Arit Mahotsav, he said. He exhorted the Anganwadi workers to ensure that the children were taken care of and that they have a garden, an orchard, and a flower garden.

Cultural items were presented by Napamua Model Anganwadi Centre children. ADC Manorama Morang; District Social Welfare Officer in Charge Mostafa Salim Ahmad, CLCC chairperson Dulal Chakra Baruah, and Phanidhar, the president of Lakhimpur District unit BJP, were some of those present.

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