30.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT-G, Aus institutes tie up on water management   The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) is collaborating with the Australia India Water Centre and the Western Sydney University to support water management reforms in India. With the aim to provide a structured platform for capacity building with strategic and long-term investment to … Read more

28-29.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Change in demographic pattern in border areas behind decision to enlarge BSF jurisdiction: DG   BSF director general (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh said that the “demographic balance” has been upset in border states like Assam and West Bengal over a period of time and that was probably the reason that the Centre recently extended … Read more

27.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   KLO letter to Assam government for peace talks   The Kamatapur Liberation Organization (KLO), which was active in western part of Assam and North Bengal and once an ally of Ulfa in Bhutan and Myanmar, has expressed interest in peace talks with the government.   CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in tweet said, ” In continuation with Govt … Read more

26.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM Assam Cabinet decides to restructure school education policy in line with NEP The Assam Cabinet decided to restructure the state education policy, making school education a 15-year affair comprising four categories – foundation, preparatory, elementary and senior secondary – in accordance with the NEP, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The foundation category … Read more

25.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   17 smart city projects for Guwahati at 887 crore soon The Guwahati Smart City Limited (GSCL) will begin 17 projects, including the Brahmaputra riverfront development and integrated traffic management system, soon in the city at a cost of over Rs 887 crore. A number of offices like the Kamrup (Metro) deputy commissioner’s office, … Read more

21-22.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam: Dharmendra Pradhan opens two key infra projects at IIT-Guwahati   Union minister for education, skill development and entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurated the state-of-the-art Centre for Nanotechnology (CNT) and the Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS), two major infrastructure projects in IIT-Guwahati. He also inaugurated two hostels at the institute in the presence of state education … Read more

20.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Assam to upgrade 5 colleges to universities Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that five colleges in the state will soon be upgraded to universities in line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. He said that key decisions regarding the timely implementation of the NEP in the state will be … Read more

19.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM     Smartphones at home but not for studies in rural Assam: Survey   Smartphone availability at home for schoolchildren has doubled to 71% during the Covid pandemic in Assam and for the two northeastern states of Manipur and Nagaland it went up to 92% this year. But their access to smartphones for … Read more

18.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Smartphones at home but not for studies in rural Assam: Survey Smartphone availability at home for schoolchildren has doubled to 71% during the Covid pandemic in Assam and for the two northeastern states of Manipur and Nagaland it went up to 92% this year. But their access to smartphones for purposes of study … Read more

11.11.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam: Subansiri dam to be operational by August next year   National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has announced that the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border will start operation next year by August. It is the largest hydropower project under construction in the country with an annual power generation capacity … Read more