Cabinet Decisions taken on 5 July 2022 (2)
1. Improving data access -----> i) Approval to Assam State Data Policy, 2022 to improve data access, data use and ensure efficient delivery of services. It will lay the foundation for a data-driven governance and policy-making.
2. Boost to renewable energy -----> i) Assam Renewable Energy Policy, 2022 approved to create an ecosystem to propel growth of Renewable Energy (RE) power sector. ii) The policy aims to install aggregate RE of 1,200 MW within 5 years Source = Grid Connected Solar Power; Total capacity (MW) = 620 ; Source = Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Power Plant ; Total capacity (MW) = 300 Source = Off Grid Solar Applications ; Total capacity (MW) = 80 Source = Other renewable energy sources ; Total capacity (MW) = 200 Total = 1200 iii) Ambitious Mukhyamantri Souro Shakti Prokolpo for installing 1,000 MW on free Government lands announced in 2022-23 State Budget.