07.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   MoA to commercialize innovations at Tezpur University   A Memorandum of agreement (MoA) was recently signed between Tezpur University (TU) and National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) to build collaborations which will help researchers and entrepreneurs commercialize their home-grown technologies. TU registrar Biren Das and H Purushotham, chairman and managing director of NRDC, signed the agreement. … Read more

06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Strikes in Oil and Gas sector in Assam prohibited   The Assam government has banned strikes by employees in the Oil and Gas sector in the state under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980 for six months.   A notification to this effect was issued on March 13 prohibiting strikes in Assam by officers, workmen, … Read more

03-04.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Real estate sector requests government to intervene in sand, stone price crisis   Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers Association (Areida) requested the state government to intervene into the problem of acute scarcity and unabated price rise of sand and stone chips. The real estate body said they have been suffering huge losses for the last few … Read more

Food safety and Microbial standards, Food quality standards

Food safety and Microbial standards, Food quality standards Food safety-Indicators of food microbial Quality and safety-Coliforms, Enterococci, Bifidobacteria, Coliphages/Enteroviruses, predictive Microbiology/ Microbial modeling Microbial Standards of Processed and preserved Foods The Center for disease control (CDC) investigates each documented outbreak of food borne disease and attempts to determine not only the specific microorganisms and foods … Read more

16.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

  Regional Conference on “Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development”   The Governor of Assam, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated the two day Seminar being organized by the Ministry of Finance on the theme of “Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development” in Guwahati, Assam.   The Seminar is organized by the Ministry of Finance, … Read more

13-14.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   North Eastern State Capitals to be connected by railway network by 2020   Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to develop India’s north-east region is taking shape. A couple of days ago he declared that Sikkim will have air connectivity before it gets a railway line. And that happened. Now he is planning to join the … Read more

27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   GST hasn’t been good for Assam: CM tells Finance Commission   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted before the visiting 15th Finance Commission that the GSTregime has not been good for the state so far because the monthly tax collections have dropped by 15 to 20 per cent in comparison to the earlier system.   … Read more

26.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM asks revenue dept to provide land rights to indigenous people of Assam   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the revenue department to implement recommendations of the Committee on Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People.   A government statement said the committee headed by former chief election commissioner Hari Shankar Brahmahas laid down 180 recommendations including … Read more

22-23.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM     Over Rs 8,000 crore telecom projects face delays in north east   The government’s ambitious plan to provide seamless connectivity across the country’s north-eastern region has made little headway despite the Union Cabinet approving a comprehensive plan more than three years back. Budgetary estimate for the plan — that would have provided … 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