31.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   World Tiger Day observed at Bokakhat & Dorakahara   With an objective to create awareness among the masses on the need to protect the Royal Bengal Tiger, World Tiger Day was observed today at Bokakhat.   Cabinet Minister Bora felt that there is a need to increase the compensation amount which is given … Read more

29-30.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre takes serious note of Guwahati pollution levels   Admitting that the pollution levels in Guwahati city is high, the Centre has directed the Pollution Control Board, Assam, regarding treatment of sewage and the Commissioner of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) for implementation of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.   The Central … Read more

28.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam Government To Roll Out PRANAM Act   The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- led government in Assam will be introducing a law from October 2 that will make it mandatory for state government employees to look after their aged parents and physically-challenged siblings who do not have any source of income. Assam Employees … Read more

27.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Govt fails to stop anaemia, maternal mortality in TEs   Various government interventions meant to combat anaemia are insufficient and unsuccessful in reaching the women they are intended to serve and women in tea gardens of the State face multiple barriers to combating the disease and accessing adequate maternal health care, according to … Read more

26.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM     Assam forest cover increases   Denying reports of large-scale felling of trees in Assam, the Centre has said that according to the India State of Forest Report, 2017 of the Forest Survey of India (FSI), Dehradun, the forest cover of in the State has increased by 567 sq km compared to the … Read more

25.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM     State Cabinet nod to Bill on elders’ care   The State Cabinet today approved The Assam Employees Parents Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill that makes it mandatory for Assam government employees to look after their aged and dependent parent/s and physically challenged siblings, if any, who don’t have … Read more

24.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   APDCL set to earn profit for first time   The Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL), which is in the news for its loss-making tradition since its inception, has now been able to overcome the jinx and is heading towards earning a profit for the first time in its 14-year-long existence. Till March … Read more

22-23.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   New initiatives to boost agriculture output   As many as 100 local farmers have been engaged in the ongoing Seed Village project initiated by Allied Crop Care Pvt. Ltd of Assam at Merapani Chowdang Pathar Gaon in Golaghat district of Upper Assam.   The company, which is engaged in developing modern seeds in … Read more

21.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Proposals made in 1965 to check influx were ignored   Way back in 1965, a proposal was mooted to compile a register of citizens in Assam and to issue identity cards to Indian citizens on the basis of it. But unfortunately, the proposal was not taken up. Similarly, a proposal to erect barbed … Read more

20.07.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Pilot project on use of plastic in road construction launched   PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today launched a first-of-its-kind pilot project to use waste plastic in road construction.   The pilot project, being done on an experimental basis, was launched on the Kahilipara-Dakhingaon Don Bosco Road in the presence of the PWD … Read more