Tag: Assam government

Assam government to link some government schemes to two-child norms

Assam government will restrict some government schemes to two child norms. Chief minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said, “While Uttar Pradesh has taken a...

Assam government plans to extend two-wheeler scheme to male students

Guwahati: The Assam government is planning to extend its scheme of providing two wheelers to male students. Chief Minister Sonowal handed over keys of scooties...

Piyush Goyal thanks tyre makers for investing Rs 1,100 crore to set up plant in North East India

GUWAHATI: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal thanked Automotive Tyre Manufactures’ Association (ATMA) for agreeing to invest Rs. 1,100 crores for developing plantation...

Government run madrassa to be converted to regular schools

Guwahati: The Assam government on Monday tabled legislation in the state assembly whereby all the provincialized and private Madrassa educational institutions of the state will...

Assam government to provide scooters to meritorious girl students

Guwahati: Assam government has started the process to provide scooter to meritorious girl students who have passed the higher secondary examination for the year 2020...

Journalist’s death: Assam CM orders probe

GUWAHATI: Following the death of a journalist in Assam’s Tinsukia district, Assam government has ordered a probe. The local news channel for which the journalist...

Mizoram Former CM seeks PM’s intervention in clearing economic blockade

GUWAHATI: Former chief minister of Mizoram and congress leader, Lal Thanhawla, has sought intervention of Prime minister Narendra Modi in clearing prolonged economic blockade of...

Assam govt to provide smart phones to students of economically disadvantaged sections for attending online classes

Guwahati: Assam government has decided to provide smart phones to students of economically disadvantaged sections for attending online classes. Sonowal held a meeting with the...

Assam govt has decided to increase state’s forest reserve another 2,000 square kilometer

GUWAHATI: Assam government has decided to increase forest reserve of the state by another two thousand square kilometre. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced that State...

Assam government gives subsidy for reviving cinema halls

Guwahati: Assam government has provided subsidy to establish new cinema halls and reopening or renovation of closed and old cinema halls Chief Minister Sarbanands Sonowal...

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...

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...

Debabrata Saikia seeks promulgation of ordinance to curb mob violence

GUWAHATI: Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, has sought promulgation of ordinance immediately to curb rising cases of mob violence...

15th Finance Commission has included river erosion as a natural calamity: Sarbananda Sonowal

GUWAHATI: : Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal stated that the 15 th Finance Commission has included river erosion as a natural calamity and recommended for...

Form monitoring cells to inspect social distancing norms in tea gardens, Assam CM asks DCs

GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Deputy Commissioners to constitute monitoring cells which will be exclusively mandated to inspect the social distancing norms...

None can move to ‘no man’s land’ along Bangladesh border for farming activity during lockdown: Assam CM

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday asked police in South Salmara-Mankachar district to step up vigil at the Bangladesh border and coordinate with...

Assam announces 30% pay cut for CM, ministers, MLAs to fund COVID-19 fight

The Assam government on Tuesday announced a 30-per cent cut in the salaries for the chief minister, ministers and MLAs for one year and said...