19.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to set up 19 new cancer hospitals Assam is soon going to set up 19 new cancer hospitals across the state, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said at the launch of ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan: Medical Benefits Under Cashless Mode’, a state healthcare initiative.   The state government has tied up with Tata Trust to set up the cancer hospitals. … Read more

11-12.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Rs 2,149 crore deficit budget tabled in Assam   Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmaon tabled a Rs 2,149.04 crore-deficit budget that focussed, among others, on setting up new educational institutions and improvement of roads and infrastructure, officials said. It also focused on increasing social media presence of government departments, revival of closed industrial units, … Read more

12.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Sharp rise in sex crimes against children in Assam   According to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report for 2016, Assam has seen a sharp rise in the number of cases of crimes against children. Out of almost 4,000 cases registered under this category in the state last year, more than half of them are cases of sexual … Read more