26.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Naga Framework Agreement no threat to Assam’s territorial integrity: CM Sonowal   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought to allay fears over the Centre’s 2015 Framework Agreement with the rebel outfit National Socialist Council of Nagaland.   The CM’s statement came in the backdrop of growing apprehension among the public that the state may be … Read more

19.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam Government rolls out new Tourism policy   Assam State Government rolled out ‘Tourism Policy of Assam 2017’ with an aim to increase tourist inflow in the state by at least two to three times within next five years. In the policy, special emphasis has been laid on making the state a preferred … Read more

Assam: Trade and Commerce

Assam: Trade and Commerce:- As Assam is the gateway of north-eastern India, the trade links of all the States like Meghalaya, Manipur , Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Tripura with the rest of the countries are though Assam. Their trade is mostly conducted through the markets of Assam. So out of all the commodities which … Read more

Assam Tax and economic reforms

Assam  Tax and economic reforms:- Assam is located in the northeast of India. The state shares its borders with Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura and West Bengal. The state shares international borders with Bangladesh and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Assam is India’s gateway to Northeast India and acts as a vital link for … Read more

Assam Schemes and Projects

Assam  Schemes and Projects:- SVAYEM (Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Empowerment) Yojana:- Under this programme, one lakh youth will be provided suitable credit support for taking up income generating enterprises. The loan amount will be up to Rs. 1 Lakh for the new business and up to Rs. 2 Lakh for the existing entrepreneurs. State Government … Read more

Assam Public Finance and fiscal Policy

Assam Public Finance and fiscal Policy Basic Understanding of Public Finance Public finance as a concept may be understood on two levels – as a practical activity of all components of public administration and As a theoretical area. The term “public finance“ may be defined as the identification of specific financial relationships and functions running between public … Read more

Assam Planned development

Assam  Planned development:- On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end proverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Assam is among the first states in the country to … Read more

Assam Food security

Assam  Food security:- Security of food, in simplest terminology, implies adequate intake of food by every individual without any difficulty or anxiety. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 recognised right to food as a core element of an adequate standard ofliving. Following this, and more specially from world food crisis of 1972-74, food … Read more

Main Features of budgets of Assam

Main Features of budgets of Assam :- Assam finance minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma on 7 Feb 2017 presented the Budget for 2017-18. Salient Highlights of Assam budget:- Big infrastructure projects in the 6 cities that have about one lakh population – Silchar, Tinsukia, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Nagaon and Tezpur, have been prioritized and critical infrastructure projects … Read more

Assam Rivers and Drainage System

Assam Rivers and Drainage System The State of Assam comprised of two valleys namely the Brahmaputra and Barak Valley. The flood prone area of the state is 31,500.00 Sq Km as assessed by the Rastriya Barh Ayog which is about 39.58 % of the total land area of Assam. This is about 9.40% of total … Read more