Community and Rural Development Minister, Abu Taher Mondal on Friday said that there is no proposal to create new C&RD blocks in the state.
Speaking to reporters, he said, “As of now, no proposal for the creation of new C&RD blocks. As I told you earlier, it is a continuous process as and when the government feels the necessity and requirement that the government will go for the creation of a new block.”
When asked, the minister said that the government has received around 5-6 applications for the creation of new C&RD blocks.
“We received applications for creation but as of now from the government side there is no proposal to create new blocks,” he added.
Earlier, there were demands made for the creation of C&RD blocks at Mawhati, Nongkrem, Umdohlun-Wahkaji, and others.
It may be mentioned that the government had created nine new C&RD blocks taking the number of blocks to 51 in the state.