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

08.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM State’s salary bill higher than revenue   After the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the expenditure incurred by the Assam Government is much higher than its own revenue generation. Though the State’s share of Central taxes has increased considerably over the years, the high salary burden has affected development works.Highly placed official … Read more

21.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Centre constitutes committee to study Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam   The Centre has constitued a committee headed by the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar to study the Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam and neighbouring states.   Assam government has submitted required report on flood control measures … Read more

14.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   The Netherlands keen to invest in Assam: Envoy   The Netherlands today evinced interest for investment in various sectors in Assam, including infrastructure development and flood management.   Netherlands Ambassador to India Alphonsus Stoelinga told reporters here that the country is keen to sign a letter of intent for “greater government to government interaction”.   The … Read more

09.12.2017 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Skill development institute opened in Guwahati   Assam has got a dedicated institute for imparting skill development training to the youth in the state. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union petroleum and skill development minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday dedicated the Skill Development Institute, Guwahati to the nation. The institute has been set up at Uttar Phulung in North … Read more