Cabinet Decisions Details
Cabinet Decision taken on 3rd of May 2022 (1)
1. Improving connectivity ------ i) ‘Assam Bridge Project-II’ approved – 4-lane extradosed PSC bridge over the Brahmaputra connecting Palasbari & Sualkuchi to be constructed. , ii) Approximate cost: ₹3,197 cr , iii) Length: 4.08 km , iv) Will shorten distance between LGBI Airport and lower Assam districts by 25 km and ensure seamless connectivity to Sualkuchi & Amingaon from the airport
2) Incentivising housing ----- i) Enhancement of State subsidy for houses being constructed under PMAY HFA (Urban) from ₹50,000 to ₹60,000 in respect of all incomplete houses, which will help beneficiaries in meeting any additional expenditure , ii) Approval to release of ₹30,000 for early completion of houses under Beneficiary Led Construction (BLC) component of PMAY HFA (Urban) as 3rd instalment to those beneficiaries who have reached roof level , iii) This will benefit 1,16,380 beneficiaries with additional spending of approximately ₹116.3 cr making Assam the first state to undertake such innovative step.