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

24.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM to expand cabinet Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to expand the 11-member ministry of two years in alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodo People’s Front (BPF) on Thursday. He is also likely to reshuffle the portfolios of the existing ministers to accommodate the new entrants. Sonowal was given the nod to … 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

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

25-26.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam electricity tariff to fall by 14 paise/unit from April   Power tariff in Assam will fall by about two per cent from next month with the regulatory body announcing a cut in energy charges.   The energy charges have been reduced by 20-30 paise per unit. The Commission has marginally increased the fixed/demand charges for … Read more

07.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Tech City to be completed by January 2019   The proposed Tech City at Bongora, which seeks to establish Assam as a hub for electronics design and manufacturing in line with the objectives of the Act East Policy, is scheduled to be completed by January 2019.“The Tech City infrastructure is likely to be completed … Read more

06.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Lab-on-wheels stalled in Assam due to lack of funds   The only laboratory-on-wheels in the state, which was launched for primary school students by the state education department in 2012, has been lying in a dysfunctional state since 2015, with the directorate of elementary education, responsible for looking after after the project, citing dearth of funds … Read more