14.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Govt initiative to fight superstition   In view of incidents triggered by ignorance and superstitions in the State during last few months, the government plans to introduce a programme titled ‘Sanskar’ in all the development blocks and gaon panchayats very soon.A decision to start the programme was taken at a meeting chaired by … Read more

09.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bumper millet production in Agomani circle   Massive cultivation of millet in the Kherbari, Jinkata, Gharial-danga area under Agomani circle adjacent to North Bengal has brought a ray of hope among the progressive cultivators as a bumper crop is being harvested which will very likely improve their economic conditions.Formerly, the cultivators of the … Read more

02.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam girl ambassador of ‘promote science’ initiative in France   Assam’s Priyanka Das, working on satellite navigation for French major Safran, has been appointed ambassador for an initiative in France to encourage girls to follow scientific careers and take it to higher education levels. “For Girls and Science” initiative was launched in 2014 to promote … Read more

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

08.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ‘Go To Village’ Mission Launched In Manipur   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘Go to Village’ mission throughout the state from Konuma ground. The mission was launched in 60 villages of all the 60 Assembly constituencies. The mission is aimed at identifying the eligible and deserving beneficiaries in every corner of the … Read more

03.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Adopt A Heritage Scheme: Assam sees protests over Kaziranga National Park, Ahom-era monuments   Centre’s decision to engage corporate houses for maintenance of tourism infrastructure in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and Ahom-era monuments in Sivasagar district has angered many organisations, triggering protest in different parts of the state on Wednesday. This comes at a time when … 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

28.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam cancels 2.66 lakh bogus ration cards   Assam government has cancelled over 2.66 lakh bogus ration cards across the state and added more than 2.42 lakh people in the list of genuine beneficiaries.   Food and civil supplies minister Rihon Daimary said over 2.66 lakh cards issued under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) to … Read more