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 14.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 07.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

25.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Scheme for dropout students launched   With the aim to help underprivileged and dropout students through education and skill-based training, the Union Government’s flagship initiative, Nai Manzil Scheme, was launched at the Education Research and Development Foundation (ERDF).   The Nai Manzil Scheme aims to provide educational intervention through bridge courses to trainees … Read more 25.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 03.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 26.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

12.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Panel to identify illegal structures on Assam-Mizoram border. The Joint Committee constituted by Assam and Mizoram Governments under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to inspect and identify illegal constructions inside the 509 sq mile Inner Line Reserve Forest Area along the border, in the wake of border standoff between the two … Read more 12.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

10.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   State board exam pupils increasing by 15,000 every year   At a time when many schools affiliated to the state boards in the northeast are switching over to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the number of students appearing for the Class X state board examination in Assam is on the rise.   While around 4.05 … Read more 10.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

06.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to ‘March for Science’ on April 11 The Assam chapter of All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN) will lend its support to the Global March for Science which will be organized as a protest against ‘attacks’ being launched on science and rational discourses across the world. While the march will be held … Read more 06.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

29.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Union Cabinet Approves Rs 4,500 Crore To Boost Development Projects In North-East     The Union Cabinet approved Schemes of North Eastern Council (NEC)including the continuation of existing Schemes. It will boost the development projects in North-East. Four thousand five hundred crore rupees have been approved for the scheme for three years up to March … Read more 29.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

22.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   World Water Day: 22 March   World Water Day is an annual observance day on 22 March to highlight the importance of freshwater.   It is also used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.   The first World Water Day, designated by the United Nations, was commemorated in 1993. … Read more 22.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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