02.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam girl ambassador of ‘promote science’ initiative in France   Assam’s Priyanka Das, working on satellite navigation for French major Safran, has been appointed ambassador for an initiative in France to encourage girls to follow scientific careers and take it to higher education levels. “For Girls and Science” initiative was launched in 2014 to promote … 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

11.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM Pema Khandu Inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s Biggest Solar Plant   Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the state’s biggest solar power plant at Energy Awareness Park in the presence of Power Minister Tamiyo Taga in Itanagar. The plant, with a capacity of 1 MW, was commissioned on April 1 at an estimated investment of … Read more

28.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Priyanka Chopra visits India once again to promote Assam tourism   A few months ago, Priyanka was in the news for receiving flak after her cover on Assam Tourism Development Corporation showed her wearing “minimal clothes”. The opposition in the state even demanded the removal of Priyanka as the brand ambassador of Assam, however, State … 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

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

14.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM ·        Over 32,000 posts vacant in Assam schools: Himanta Biswa Sarma   ð  Over 32,000 posts, including nearly 28,000 teaching posts, are lying vacant in government schools across Assam, the state Assembly.   ð  Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said at present 15,852 teaching posts are lying vacant in Middle English and High Schools of the … Read more

10.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam to approach Centre on ST status to six communities: CM Sarbanda Sonowal   Assam Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal assured representatives of six communities that he would take up with the Centre the issue of granting Scheduled Tribe status to them.   Sonowal told the representatives of the communities – Moran, Muttock, Koch Rajbongshi, Tai Ahom, … Read more