Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday chaired a review meeting on ranges of issues with senior officials of the Department of Excise.
The Chief Minister directed the officials concerned to set up temporary check-points along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in a bid to check illegal entry of liquor made in the neighbouring state.
The Chief Minister also asked the senior officials to fill-up vacancies in grade-3 and grade-4 categories, so that the department functions with full capacity and efficiency.
Dr. Sarma urged the officials present to carry out their official functions with transparency and honesty. He further assured them of all assistance from the government in mitigating their genuine grievances related to work and duties.
Excise Minister Parimal Shuklabadya, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Samir Kumar Sinha, along with a host of other senior officials, was present at the meeting.