11.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Rail roko for ‘Bodo state’ hits train service in Assam   Movement of trains came to a halt in several parts of Assam  owing to rail roko agitation by All Bodo Students’ Union (Absu), People’s Joint Action Committee for Bodoland Movement (PJACBM) and NDFB(P) to press for a separate state of Bodoland.   Raising slogans against … Read more

Assam: Trade and Commerce

Assam: Trade and Commerce:- As Assam is the gateway of north-eastern India, the trade links of all the States like Meghalaya, Manipur , Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Tripura with the rest of the countries are though Assam. Their trade is mostly conducted through the markets of Assam. So out of all the commodities which … Read more

Assam Schemes and Projects

Assam  Schemes and Projects:- SVAYEM (Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Empowerment) Yojana:- Under this programme, one lakh youth will be provided suitable credit support for taking up income generating enterprises. The loan amount will be up to Rs. 1 Lakh for the new business and up to Rs. 2 Lakh for the existing entrepreneurs. State Government … Read more

Assam Planned development

Assam  Planned development:- On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end proverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Assam is among the first states in the country to … Read more

Assam Human Development Index

Assam Human Development Index Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. In all this, economic growth is an important means to human development, but not … Read more

Assam Food security

Assam  Food security:- Security of food, in simplest terminology, implies adequate intake of food by every individual without any difficulty or anxiety. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 recognised right to food as a core element of an adequate standard ofliving. Following this, and more specially from world food crisis of 1972-74, food … Read more

Main Features of budgets of Assam

Main Features of budgets of Assam :- Assam finance minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma on 7 Feb 2017 presented the Budget for 2017-18. Salient Highlights of Assam budget:- Big infrastructure projects in the 6 cities that have about one lakh population – Silchar, Tinsukia, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Nagaon and Tezpur, have been prioritized and critical infrastructure projects … Read more

Assam Rivers and Drainage System

Assam Rivers and Drainage System The State of Assam comprised of two valleys namely the Brahmaputra and Barak Valley. The flood prone area of the state is 31,500.00 Sq Km as assessed by the Rastriya Barh Ayog which is about 39.58 % of the total land area of Assam. This is about 9.40% of total … Read more