01.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ABSU slams government on Bodoland issue   The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), NDFB (Progressive) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) on Thursday slammed the BJP-led state and Union governments and observed 26 April as ‘Betrayal Day’ in seven different districts for failing to give a positive gesture towards the … 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

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

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

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

04.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Teachers’ attendance to be tracked online In a first, the state government will start tracking regular attendance of teachers in over 2000 elementary schools online from April.   State office of the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) said the elementary schools in Darrang and Morigaon districts that have been brought under the ambit of the tracking process will also get … Read more

31.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Safe abortion training for medical staff in districts   The state government is in the process of training medical officers and nursing staff on comprehensive abortion care in different districts to ensure women have access to safe abortion by trained medical staff.   The state government has set up centres in 23 districts where … Read more

24.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM AAI Signs MoU With Assam Government   The Airport Authority of India (AAI)signed an MoU with Assam government under its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative for the sustainable development of human settlements at villages in Kamrup district. AAI would provide financial assistance under its CSR initiative of 4.58 crore Rupees for the Kamrup district as … Read more