17-18 thousand government jobs created in last 32 months, said Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday.
The BJP-IPFT alliance had came to power toppling 25 years of CPIM in March 2018.
Deb said of all, atleast 8,000 jobs were declared within the past 15 days
“This must be a record for Tripura, where jobs were scarce in the earlier days,” Deb said in a public meeting at Ambasa of Dhali District.
He was addressing the inauguration of Rs 280 crore-worth Indo-German Development Cooperation (IGDC) project for preserving biodiversity resources in the state the works for which had begun in 2009 under the earlier regime. Of the total project cost, Rs 200 crore was invested by a Germany-owned bank KFW while the rest was by the state government.
According to its intended target, the project is set to benefit at least 1.30 lakh people directly and an additional 78,000 households indirectly living in about 191 villages in Dhalai and North Tripura districts.
The Consul General of German Mission in India Manfred Auster, Forest Minister Mever Kr Jamatia and top officials of Tripura government, had also attended the launching programme of the project at Ambassa.