Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the state government would enhance development activities in Dima Hasao district and transform the scenic Umrangso as an international tourist destination.
Sonowal also announced that Assam Civil Service Training Centre and a Horticultural College would be set up at Umrangso.
“Umrangso is a very scenic place and the state government is keen to develop it into an international tourist destination along with the development of the entire district,” he said while attending the 168th birth anniversary programme of Dimasa freedom fighter Veer Sambhudhan Phonglo.
Veer Sambudhan Phonglo was among the first in the area to lead a movement against the British.
The chief minister also handed over honorarium to the village headmen and felicitated Pranab Langthasa who recently won the Mr Asia First runner up title at the recently held contest in Thailand.