12.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam deletes names of 10 lakh ‘ghost children’ beneficiaries of Anganwadi centres   The Assam government has saved Rs 150 crore by deleting names 10 lakh of ‘ghost children’ beneficiaries of supplementary nutrition from the state’s Anganwadi centres.   An estimated Rs 2250 cr of public fund meant for providing supplementary nutrition to children by the social welfare department has … Read more

20.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

20.04.18   RAJASTHAN Nabard approves Rs 14,690 cr funding to Rajasthan   National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended total credit support of Rs 14,690 crore to Rajasthan for 2017-18.   Rajasthan has been one of the biggest beneficiaries under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) of NABARD, under which NABARD disbursed … Read more

17.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   India Signs Loan agreement with World Bank for usd 48 million for Meghalaya   A Loan Agreement for IBRD loan of USD 48 million for the “Meghalaya Community – Led Landscapes Management Project (MCLLMP)” was signed with the World Bank.   The Objective of the Project is to strengthen community-led landscapes management in … Read more

07.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        Assam’s Spring Festival begins in Manas National Park ð  The two-day Assam Spring Festival began at the Manas National Park where visitors will get to experience the state’s local food, music, handloom and handicrafts. ð  The National park which is also a tiger and rhino reserve covers five districts of Assam — … Read more

30.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam government introduces bills to repeal 2 Acts   The Assam government introduced two bills in the Assembly to repeal The Assam Junior Colleges (Provincialisation) Act, 2012 and The Assam Secondary Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1977, as the two Acts have become redundant.   The bills were introduced by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on behalf of Education Minister … Read more

27.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM 1/4th of Northeast kids can’t go to school for terrain’     The National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2017-18 state reports by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has revealed that about one-fourth of the total students in northeastern states find it difficult to travel to their schools, despite having enthusiasm in attending classes. … Read more

01.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam to observe ‘Rhino Day’ on September 22   The Assam government will be observing September 22 as ‘Rhino Day’ to generate public awareness on protection of the one-horned pachyderm, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said.   A State Rhino Project in line with National Rhino Project will be launched in Assam soon for … Read more

24.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Guwahati-ASEAN direct flights stressed Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a meeting with MD and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Asia Amar Abrol in his office chamber and discussed the detailed modalities of starting direct flights between Guwahati with ASEAN countries.   They discussed Air Asia’s plan to make Guwahati the principal hub for … Read more

31.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Investors Summit initiative hailed   The Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers’ Association (AREIDA) has welcomed the initiative of the Government of Assam in organising the Global Investors’ Summit showcasing ‘advantage of Assam’. AREIDA president PK Sharma said every state in the country and every country in the world is in intense competition with … Read more