Cabinet Decisions Details
Cabinet Decisions taken on 18 July 2022 (3)
1. Funds for New Battalions ------> ·i) Rupees 839.95 crore approved for formation of 5 Commando Battalions Battalions Location Battalion - 2nd Assam Commando Bn (Ops) , Location - Birsima, Hailakandi ; Battalion - 3rd Assam Commando Bn (Ops) , Location - Doldoli, Karbi Anglong ; Battalion - 4th Assam Commando Bn (Ops) , Location - Geleki, Kamalabari, Sivasagar ; Battalion - 5th Assam Commando Bn (Urban Ops and Law & Order) , Location - Pabhoi, Biswanath ; Battalion - 6th Assam Commando Bn (Urban Ops and Law & Order) , Location - Ambikapur, Sadiya ; ·ii) The Battalions to be stationed in sensitive areas will boost Assam Police’s capabilities of dealing with crimes as well as play crucial role in counter insurgency ops.
2. Promoting Forensic Education ------> ·i) In-principle approval for allotment of land for establishment of National Forensic Science University (NFSU), Assam campus. ; ·ii) Revenue and Disaster Management Department to allot land for establishment of permanent campus of NFSU ; ·iii) Health and Family Welfare Department to provide infrastructure at GMCH for opening a transit campus of the NFSU till permanent campus is established.