Guwahati: Assam CM Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma announces 7 days leave in a year for employees of the State Government to spend time with their parents.
During an inauguration of an old age home in Sonapur, he said, “Parents are our Guru” if we misbehave with our parents, our children will misbehave with us.”
“I have also asked the private organizations to follow the same protocol and to grant a leave of 7 days to the employees,” he said.
The Old Age Home located in Sonapur has been set up with a cost of around 3.50 Crore and the government has also introduced a helpline number for the elderly people. Complain can be lodged at 14567 “Elder Line” if they face any problem.
CM Sarma has also announced a 100 crore for the home project for youth and elderly at Boko and its is expected to be completed in the next two years.