07.11.18 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT-Guwahati to host conclave on electric mobility   Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) will host a day-long conclave on electric mobility on Nov 22.   The theme of the conclave will be ‘Building a Nationwide EV Ecosystem: Opportunities in the North East’.   The northeastern region is increasingly gaining focus, not only as … Read more

06.11.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   14 lakh ghost kids in Assam anganwadis, finds survey   A survey of children enrolled in anganwadis in Assam has thrown up 14 lakh fake entries of names of children in records who actually were non existent when the state government conducted a ground verification.     There are around 14 lakh anganwadis across India and it is … Read more

05.11.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam plans panel on climate change, to be headed by CM Assam has decided to set up a climate change management society, with a governing body that will be headed by the chief minister. The decision comes after a government report said the state is likely to be hotter by 2.2°C and extreme rainfall, droughts … Read more

03-04.11.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Social media usage policy for Assam govt employees soon   Assam government would soon bring all its employees under a social media usage policy to encourage and enable them to make use of this modern day dynamic medium of interaction, but in an orderly way, without discussing politics. The draft policy is based on the … Read more

02.11.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   6,000 cases of domestic violence in Assam this year   Domestic violence accounts for the highest number of cases of crimes against women in Assam.   A total of 21,298 cases of crimes against women were registered in the state last year. Of these, nearly half – 10,580 – were cases of violence by … Read more

01.11.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   FCI to procure 68,000 metric tonnes of paddy from State farmers   The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has set a target of around 68,000 metric tonnes of paddy to be procured from the farmers of Assam in the 2018-19 marketing year.     In the meantime, the FCI is also going to … Read more