05.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assamese, Manipuri first NE languages to feature on PMO website   Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official website, www.pmindia.gov.in, is available in thirteen languages since the first day of the new year, with Assamese and Manipuri scripts getting pride of place on the website. The website is available in Hindi and English, apart from eleven regional … Read more

04.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM launches skill development training centres   Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ceremonially launched skill development training centres across the state.   The chief minister launched the centres in a programme organized by Department of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati.   The Chief Minister further informed … Read more

03.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre sanctions Rs 1,250 cr for Assam inland transport   The central government has sanctioned Rs. 1,250 crore for the development of transport sector in Assam, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said. With this financial outlay, the government also aimed at developing the inland water transport, he said. … Read more

02.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Cargo service on Brahmaputra to begin soon.   In a first, the government will launch scheduled regular service of cargo movement using waterway in Brahmaputra. The regular movement of cement using National Waterway (NW) on the Brahmaputra in Assam will be between Pandu Port to Dhubri, a distance of about 255 km.   According to shipping ministry, two barges … Read more

01.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM           Gauhati University gears up for inter-varsity youth festival   After a gap of 25 years, Gauhati University (GU) is all geared up to host Pragjyoti Mahotsava — the 33rd East Zone Inter University Youth Festival 2017-18 — from January 5 to January 9.   About 25-30 universities from eastern India are expected to participate in … Read more

30.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ASDMA ready for rescue   The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said it was ready to tackle flow of excess water in the Brahmaputra, which is currently stated to be blocked in Chinese territory because of landslides in Tibet, if it receives notice an hour in advance. ASDMA’s reaction came after China … Read more

28.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Majuli set for big projects Majuli is all set for a bumper investment week with the Centre and state collectively pumping in Rs 345.5 crore for infrastructure development projects. the highest in the history of the riverine island   The local residents, however, are hoping that the enthusiasm the administration is displaying for … Read more

27.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Skill development training centres launched    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal formally launched Skill Development Training Centres across the State in a programme organised by the Department of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Government of Assam.   The Chief Minister informed the gathering that the State government has already signed an MoU with the Government … Read more

26.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Initiative to improve urban sanitation launched   Swachh Survekshan 2018, a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) to encourage cities to improve their urban sanitation, was launched by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC).   The objective of Swachh Survekshan is to encourage large-scale citizen participation and create awareness amongst all sections of … Read more