Assam Government’s Ambitious Plan: Building 4,000 State-of-the-Art Schools by 2028


Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Affirms Plan to Build 4,000 Modern Schools by 2028

Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam, made a significant announcement regarding the state government’s ambitious plan to construct 4,000 cutting-edge schools by 2028.

In a statement shared on the social media platform X, CM Sarma expressed, “With the blessings of Hon’ble PM, Assam is undertaking the biggest ever effort to build schools in the state. 4,000 state-of-the-art schools will be constructed by 2028, equivalent to adding 2 new schools every day for the next 5 years. I chaired a meeting today to review the progress.” The review meeting, led by the Chief Minister, was attended by Education Minister Ranoj Pegu, registered contractors, empaneled architects, and PWD engineers.

The primary objective of the gathering was to evaluate the advancement of constructing 126 new secondary schools in the state, using the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract method. Minister Pegu emphasized that all 4,000 schools will be developed through the EPC contract approach. He further noted on platform X that the EPC contract model is being employed to efficiently build approximately 4,000 secondary schools in a phased manner.

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