Guwahati, June 07 (NKTV): Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare, Assam Bimal Borah along with Moloy Bora, IAS, Commissioner and Secretary, Sports and Youth Welfare Department, Pabitra Ram Khound, IAS, Director, Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare Department and other officials today visited the ACA Stadium at Barsapara, Guwahati for inspection and discussion on various issues relating to infrastructure development of cricket across the state.
In the meeting that ensued with the office-bearers of Assam Cricket Association including Romen Dutta, President of Assam Cricket Association, Devajit Saikia, Secretary of Assam Cricket Association, Porikshit Dutta, Vice-President of Assam Cricket Association, Tridib Konwar, Treasurer of Assam Cricket Association, Kamakhya Saikia, Joint Secretary of Assam Cricket Association and Naba Konwar, Member, Apex Council, Assam Cricket Association, a host of pertinent issues in relation to developing the game of cricket across the State were discussed in a detailed manner. When apprised of the series of cricket infrastructure development projects undertaken by Assam Cricket Association across Assam, the Sports Minister lauded such ambitious endeavours of Assam Cricket Association to bring a paradigm shift to the cricketing landscape of Assam.
During the meeting, a couple of issues being faced by Assam Cricket Association with respect to land allotment were also discussed at length.
Bimal Borah assured the officials of Assam Cricket Association of all possible help and support from the Government of Assam to solve those problems. Moreover, the matter with respect to the representation of Assam Cricket Association in the Board of Sports, Assam was discussed in the meeting, and the Hon’ble Minister again assured of extending full support to Assam Cricket Association in that regard.
The Sports Minister also inspected few facilities within the ACA Stadium, Barsapara, Guwahati including its Control Room and the under-construction Gymnasium.