18.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Water supply schemes launched in Dhemaji dist   The Dhemaji and Ghilamara Division of Pubic Health Engineering & Water Supply (PHE &WS) Department launched eight piped water supply schemes in Dhemaji district, including three schemes in Jonai sub-division   Officials informed that the schemes were funded under the National Drinking Water Supply Programme … Read more

16-17.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Push for geotextiles scheme   The Assam public works department has urged the state government to implement the geotextiles scheme before it expires next March.   Sources said the scheme was launched in March 2015 at a cost of Rs 427 crore but has not taken off in Assam.   Geotechnical textiles are … Read more

15.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM’s health scheme extended to PHCs   The Chief Minister’s Free Diagnostic Services Programme, under which X-Ray, CT scan and blood tests are provided free of cost, has been extended to public health centres.   The facility is now available in district hospitals, sub-divisions and first referral units and over 14.36 lakh people … Read more

14.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Global family theme at Guwahati film fest   The world will come together as one at the 2nd Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF), where 108 films from more than 60 countries will be shown from October 25 to 31.   The festival is organised with the support of the Assam government and in … Read more

13.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Award for Assam project   The Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM), under the panchayat and rural development department of the Assam government bagged a national award for its outstanding performance under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY-NRLM) in the category of institutional and capacity building. The mission envisions that each underprivileged family should … Read more

12.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Hima Das appointed as first ever Sports Ambassador of Assam   India’s ace sprinter Hima Das, who recently became the first Indian woman to win gold in track 400 m event at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Chamipionships in France, was appointed as Sports Ambassador of Assam by the state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. She is nicknamed ‘Dhing … Read more

11.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   MR vaccines safe, says govt   The Assam health department on Monday said 40 lakh schoolchildren administered measles rubella (MR) vaccines so far reported no side effects and a few who were sick recently was because of anxiety owing to fear of taking injections.   The quality of the MR vaccines has repeatedly … Read more

10.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Dispur urged to promote Assam games   A project to promote Assam’s traditional games among school students is yet to take off with the government keeping the initiative on hold.   The project, Nabin Tan Man Bikas Yojana, was conceptualised by the Heritage Conservation Society of Assam last year to instil among students … Read more

08-09.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        State Govt failed to implement 1917 Act ð  Realising the importance of the passengers travelling by mechanically propelled inland water vessels, the then British rulers formulated the Inland Vessels Act way back in 1917, which gave details of how such vessels should be regulated. But unfortunately, over the years, the respective governments … Read more

07.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Fine to shield forests   Assam environment and forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya instructed the principal chief conservator of forest and head of forest force to impose a fine of minimum Rs 1 lakh for all mines and mineral-related offences.   He asked all divisional forest officers and assistant conservators of forest to visit … Read more