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

Advance Infrastructure in Rural Areas

Advance Infrastructure in Rural Areas Good quality infrastructure is critical to sustainable growth, especially for rural areas. As over 60 per cent of the population lives in rural areas, with low levels of per capital income, there is need to impart greater attention in improving rural infrastructure. Currently the rural infrastructure is inadequate to support … Read more Advance Infrastructure in Rural Areas

13.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre plans to set up coach maintenance facility in State   The Railway Ministry is considering setting up a coach maintenance facility in Assam.   It is noteworthy that a Coach Refurbishment Unit was approved at Bongaigaon last year with an investment of Rs 150 crore for daily upkeep of new-generation LHB coaches. … Read more 13.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

09.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bumper millet production in Agomani circle   Massive cultivation of millet in the Kherbari, Jinkata, Gharial-danga area under Agomani circle adjacent to North Bengal has brought a ray of hope among the progressive cultivators as a bumper crop is being harvested which will very likely improve their economic conditions.Formerly, the cultivators of the … Read more 09.06.18 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

06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Strikes in Oil and Gas sector in Assam prohibited   The Assam government has banned strikes by employees in the Oil and Gas sector in the state under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980 for six months.   A notification to this effect was issued on March 13 prohibiting strikes in Assam by officers, workmen, … Read more 06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

05.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   McLeod to sell 8 Assam estates to MKSEL   McLeod Russel, the world’s largest private bulk tea producer, has inked an MoU with city-based M K Shah Exports (MKSEL) on Tuesday to sell off eight of their 48 tea estates in Assam for Rs 331 crore. A source close to the development said the Williamson … Read more 05.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

03-04.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Real estate sector requests government to intervene in sand, stone price crisis   Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers Association (Areida) requested the state government to intervene into the problem of acute scarcity and unabated price rise of sand and stone chips. The real estate body said they have been suffering huge losses for the last few … Read more 03-04.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 02.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

01.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   50,000 foreigners may not make it to NRC, says Hajela   Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator Prateek Hajela said the names of nearly 50,000 foreigners and their family members will not figure in the final draft of the NRC to be published on June 30.   This is in sharp contrast to the claims … Read more 01.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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