28.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Role of State govt appreciated in Delhi meet   A four-day session on making drinking water in India arsenic and fluoride free called for steps to formulate a systematic approach to water quality-related problems in the country and a national water quality mission.   The idea of a national mission under the nomenclature– … Read more

27.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Plan to provide free Wi-Fi on premium trains   Maligaon-headquartered Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is working on a plan to provide free Wi-Fi broadband services to passengers travelling onboard all the premium trains operated by it by June this year.   The zonal railway is also looking to expand the Wi-Fi services to … Read more

26.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation for projects worth Rs 450 crore in Diburgarh   Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation for a slew of projects amounting to Rs 450 crore in Dibrugarh.   Sonowal laid the foundation stone for the Dibrugarh pure drinking water project, worth Rs 183.46 crore, under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and … Read more

24-25.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to be hydrocarbon hub, says petroleum minister   Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Assam will be the hub of hydrocarbon trade with Southeast Asian countries along with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal as the Centre is giving impetus to the growth of oil and natural gas sectors in the northeast.   Pradhan inaugurated hydrocarbon-related projects Rs 1,500 crore in … Read more

23.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   State to use 3 NFR trains for ‘Awesome Assam’ branding   The State Tourism department has decided to use three NF Railway trains to promote its ‘Awesome Assam’ branding.   The 12552/12551 Kamakhya-Yasvantpur-Kamakhya AC Express today became the first such train in the whole of Indian Railways to be fully branded with a … Read more

22.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM     CM lays foundation of 70 MW solar park   A three-decade old dream of the people of Amguri in Sivasagar district materialised today as Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of a 70 MW power generation solar park in a 340-acre land at Japisajiagaon which will generate pollution free electricity … Read more

21.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Aadhaar enrolment in State poorest in country   Aadhaar coverage in Assam is the poorest in the country, while the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated over 123.36 crore Aadhaar numbers in the country so far.   In Assam and Meghalaya, the exercise started only recently, but now it is picking … Read more

20.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Re 1 per kg rice from March   The State government will formally launch the ANNA (affordable nutrition & nourishment assistance) scheme under which beneficiaries will receive rice at Re 1 per kilogram from March 1.   The samabay samitis will get the same transportation cost and commission. However, instead of Rs 3 … Read more

19.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   State govt making data base on foreigners   The Assam government is in the process of making a data base of illegal migrants.   The data base is being prepared involving three agencies – the border branch of Assam Police, election department and foreigners tribunals (FTs).   Of the declared foreigners, 32,860 are … Read more

17-18.02.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Mukhya Mantri Krishi Sa-Sajuli Yojana launched in Sonitpur dist   Minister for PWD, Health and Family Welfare, etc. Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma ceremonially launched the Mukhya Mantri Krishi Sa-Sajuli Yojana in Sonitpur district at a function held at Joymati Pathar here today. Altogether 15,840 farmers of Sonitpur district will receive one-time financial assistance … Read more