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Relief to Microfinance Loanees
Date :03.02.2022, 11:42 AM
Govt of Assam has signed MoUs with 38 Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) and Banks to provide relief to microfinance loan borrowers as per the Assam Microfinance Incentive & Relief Scheme (AMIRS). All borrowers of loans amounting up to Rs 1.25 lakh are eligible for benefits and incentives. The State Government has approved Rs 2,000 crore for release in the first phase – incentive of Rs 25,000 to be provided to each of around 11 lakh prompt-paying borrowers of microfinance loans.

vaccine Covid Vaccination
Date :24.01.2022, 11:42 AM
As vaccination is key to prevent future outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, the Government of Assam is leaving no stone unturned to vaccinate the entire eligible population. A massive “Har Ghar Dastak” campaign was launched to reach out to all eligible population of the State by encouraging them to take Covid vaccine. During the campaign, altogether 62,55,572 doses were administered – 11,96,781 first dose and 40,58,521 second dose.

war on drugs War on Drugs
Date :24.01.2022, 11:38 AM
Ever since Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma assumed office in May 2021, Government of Assam has intensified the drive against illegal drug trafficking. Assam Police has since then seized drugs worth Rs 343.36 crore, including 55.768 kg heroin, 13,091.86 kg ganja, 40.05 kg opium, 1,36,679 bottles of Codeine-based cough syrup, 27,94,184 tablets/capsules and 3,375 kg crystal methamphetamine, besides registering 1,863 cases and arresting 3,193 persons.