Guwahati: The first heliport of Assam has actually shown up at Kerelagaon in Majuli district.Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated heliport.The heliport having facility for synchronised landing of 3 helicopters was constructed with an expense of Rs. 50 lakh under untied fund of the State federal government. The Chief Minister on the occasion also inaugurated a visitor house developed with Rs. 50 lakh at the heliport
Sonowal said that the heliport was built with a goal to enhance tourism in Majuli, which has an unique identity as world’s biggest river island. He stated that the Assam federal government made dedicated efforts to place Majuli as a crucial tourist location of the world and revealed hope that the brand-new heliport would considerably help with tourist flow to Majuli.
The Chief Minister said that the State government carried out a number of jobs to strengthen road facilities in Majuli along with actions for improving the tourist sector. He informed that the federal government started sincere steps for building of the bridge connecting Majuli with Jorhat. Currently technical quote was opened and financial bid would be opened in next 2 days after which the building and construction process would start soon. The Chief Minister also said that 2 Ro-Pax ferryboat would be pushed into service within this month offering a brand-new push to river transpiration in Majuli.Chief Minister Sonowal even more stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would go to Dhekiajuli on 7th February and take part in a government meeting to ceremonially release “Asom Mala” Program with preliminary financial outlay of more than Rs. 5000 crores for enhancement and upgradation of State Highways & Major District Roadways and lay structure stone for facility of two brand-new Medical College & Hospitals at Biswanath and Charaideo districts which would considerably reinforce connectivity network and health sector in Assam.He likewise said that the Prime Minister would check out Majuli soon and date for the visit would be finalized by the PMO.