19.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam govt to give $2000 to each short term visitor from state stranded abroad   Assam government will transfer $2000 each as an initial assistance to all those people from Assam who had gone abroad in last 30 days duration for short visit but are now stranded there and cannot return home immediately.   There are … Read more

18.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Oil India signs crude sales agreement with Numaligarh Refinery Oil India Ltd (OIL) announced it has signed an agreement with Numaligarh Refinery for sale and purchase of crude oil. The Crude Oil Sales Agreement (COSA) will come into effect from 1 April, 2020 to 31 March 2025, that is, for a term of … Read more

17.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam govt to construct 33 stadiums in state under Uttran scheme   The Assam government will construct 33 stadiums in the state under the ‘Uttaran’ scheme. The 300 crore rupees will be spent to build the stadiums across the state. 500 playgrounds are being developed in the state to encourage rural talents. Also, … Read more

15-16.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   3 NHRC teams visited Assam detention centres The Centre clarified that during last one year, (March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020), three teams of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) visited detention centres in Assam and interacted with declared foreign nationals. The Centre further clarified that there is no National Register of Citizens … Read more

14.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   State healthcare system cannot support stage III Noting that the State’s healthcare system will not support the stage III of spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) – which is community transmission, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma asked the district administrations to maintain utmost vigil. A total of 11,569 persons have been screened at different … Read more

13.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Budget aims to empower common people, says Himanta   The State Budget is not a document that seeks to create a system based on entitlements and it instead aims to empower the common people, help to increase the purchasing power of the masses and expand revenue generation, Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. … Read more

12.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assembly discusses land encroachment by Meghalaya   In order to prevent encroachment of land on the Assam side by Meghalaya, MLA Ramendra Narayan Kalita in the Assembly today urged the state government to declare all bordering villages forest village. Raising the issue of encroachment by the local people and the administration of Meghalaya, … Read more

11.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   NDFB outfit disbanded itself   The National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) has disbanded itself at two different locations in the last 24 hours. This was done as per the clause in the memorandum of settlement (MOS) signed by NDFB’s four factions and other Bodo stakeholders with the government on 27 January.   GoI signed an accord with the NDFB … Read more

10.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam govt starts surveillance at land custom stations near international borders to prevent coronavirus   Assam government started surveillance at land customs stations near international borders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Minister of State for Health Pijush Hazarika and Commissioner- Secretary ( Health ) passengers have been screened at various airports in the state. … Read more

08-09.03.20 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM     Rs 1249-cr deficit State Budget   Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma presented a Rs 1249.50 crore deficit Budget for the year 2020-21 without imposing any new tax. He also proposed reduction of taxes on petrol and diesel.     This is the last full Budget of the present government as the election … Read more