Assam to give scooties to over 22,000 girl students who secured first division in Class 12 exams

GUWAHATI: Assam government has announced to provide scooties to over 22,000 girl students who secured first division in the class 12 exams. Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that two-wheeler will be provided to the students by October. “Scooty will cost around Rs 50,000 to Rs 55,000. We will…

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Assam school educational institutions ready to reopen September 1 Himanta Biswa Sarma Assam Education Minister

Image Source : FILE PHOTO The state government had already prepared the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for educational institutions and these would be circulated, once the Centre’s decision was received, says Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.  Assam government is getting ready to reopen educational institutions in the state from…

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Assam government to launch direct beneficiary transfer scheme targeting over 19 lakh people

GUWAHATI: The Assam government will launch a massive direct beneficiary transfer (DBT) scheme where it will transfer Rs 830 per month to 19.7 lakh families. The beneficiary of this scheme will be only women. Targeting at least 15,000 to 17,000 beneficiaries in each constituency, “ Orunodoi” scheme proposes to alleviate…

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No exemption under any land-related Act for setting up a business enterprise: Chandra Mohan Patowary

GUWAHATI: With concerns raised from different quarters regarding proposed micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) ordinance may jeopardize the land rights of indigenous people, Assam government has decided to add a provision in the draft MSME Ordinance that all the provisions of the Assam Agricultural Land (Regulation of Reclassification and…

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MSME ordinance will not affect land rights of indigenous people: Chandra Mohan Patowary

GUWAHATI: With concern being expressed from different quarters, Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary clarified MSME ordinance will no way override the existing land laws and lands of indigenous people will be in no way affected. Assam has drafted an ordinance whereby micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)…

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Bhutan helping clear blocks in informal irrigation channels, says Assam government

Assam’s government has also denied reports that Bhutan is blocking water supply to the state. Reports claimed that hundreds of farmers from 25 Assamese villages along the Indo-Bhutan border had alleged that the Bhutan government was not allowing farmers from the Indian side to channelize water for irrigation. Source by…

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