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

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

31.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   NRC is a priority agenda: Assam CM   Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowalon the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a primary and priority agenda of the state government. He also said the government was providing all logistic support for a complete and flawless NRC, the updation of which is going on under the supervision of the … Read more

08.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ‘Go To Village’ Mission Launched In Manipur   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘Go to Village’ mission throughout the state from Konuma ground. The mission was launched in 60 villages of all the 60 Assembly constituencies. The mission is aimed at identifying the eligible and deserving beneficiaries in every corner of the … Read more

05.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ‘Go To Village’ Mission Launched In Manipur   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘Go to Village’ mission throughout the state from Konuma ground. The mission was launched in 60 villages of all the 60 Assembly constituencies. The mission is aimed at identifying the eligible and deserving beneficiaries in every corner of the … Read more

27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   GST hasn’t been good for Assam: CM tells Finance Commission   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted before the visiting 15th Finance Commission that the GSTregime has not been good for the state so far because the monthly tax collections have dropped by 15 to 20 per cent in comparison to the earlier system.   … 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

24.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM to expand cabinet Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to expand the 11-member ministry of two years in alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodo People’s Front (BPF) on Thursday. He is also likely to reshuffle the portfolios of the existing ministers to accommodate the new entrants. Sonowal was given the nod to … Read more

17.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   India Signs Loan agreement with World Bank for usd 48 million for Meghalaya   A Loan Agreement for IBRD loan of USD 48 million for the “Meghalaya Community – Led Landscapes Management Project (MCLLMP)” was signed with the World Bank.   The Objective of the Project is to strengthen community-led landscapes management in … Read more