29-30.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam minister questions ‘inequality’ in northeast peoples’ lives Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarmaon Saturday questioned the “inequality” in the lives of the people of northeast states, while asserting the importance of Central government schemes.   Sarma was speaking at India Economic Summit 2018 being held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.   Sarma questioned … Read more

31:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam Cabinet approves state population policy bill.   The state cabinet on Thursday approved the state population policy bill that proposes confining family size to two children but has shifted the focus from enforcement by the government to getting the job done by women by empowering them. Assam’s average family size is 5.5 … Read more

30:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam government decides to start award in name of Guru Tegh Bahadur   The Assam government has decided to start an annual award in the name of ninth Sikh Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur and it will be given for exemplary work in the social field. This was decided in a meeting between Assam chief minister Sarbnanda … Read more

29:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam slowest in ease of doing of business   A NITI Aayog-IDFC Institute joint survey to find out whether the ease of doing business in India was actually making life easier for the manufacturing business has brought out the sorry state of affairs in Assam. It’s not just the sluggish process to get land permits, environment … Read more

27:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM     ABB India to upgrade 20 sub-stations in Himachal Pradesh   The sub-stations will be equipped with the latest control and protection technology to allow future digitisation.   According to the statement, the order placed by the state utility, Himachal Pradesh Electricity Board Ltd (HPSEBL), supports India’s Smart Grid Vision and the government’s ambition of … Read more

28:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

  ASSAM     Nungthaang Tampak- North East’s First 100% Computer Literate Village   Manipur’s Nungthaang Tampak village has emerged as the ‘100 percent computer literate’ not only in the state but in the entire North East.   The computer course, which is affiliated to All India Society for Electronic and Computer Technology (AISECT), was … Read more

26:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

  ASSAM     Kudumbashree signs MoU with Assam government.   Kudumashree’s poverty eradication activities will be replicated in 51 more grama panchayaths in Assam. An agreement in this regard was signed between Assam state rural livelihood mission’s chief financial controller Diganta Gogoi and Kudumbashree executive director S Harikishotre.   The decision to replicate the Kudumbashree programmes in 51 grama panchayats … Read more

25:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam forest dept deploys excavators to evict illegal encroachers.   Assam forest department  deployed 20 elephants and excavators to evict 1400 families that have been encroaching upon Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on the northeastern fringe of Guwahat. The sanctuary is spread over 78.64 sq km.   As a precautionary measure against possible protest by the encroachers, … Read more

24:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam appeals China for sharing Brahmaputra data.   Assam on Wednesday appealed to China to share hydrological data of Brahmaputra river, which flows through Tibet, with India to help state prepare for the oncoming disaster in advance.   The two countries have two agreements signed in 2013 and 2015 on sharing of hydrological data of … Read more

23:08:2017 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   John Abraham may hold fund raiser for Assam flood victims.   Bollywood actor John Abraham said he is willing to hold a fund raising event to help the flood victims of Assam in association with the state government. “We would like to have a fund raising event for flood victims. But this has to be a government bonafide … Read more