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CM launches Lachit Barphukan app, portal
03 Nov, 2022
CM launches Lachit Barphukan app, portal Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma launched Lachit Barphukan app and portal (lachitbarphukan.assam.gov.in) on October 26, 2022 for citizens to submit essays on Mahavir Lachit Barphukan. The essay writing is being organised by Government of Assam as a part of the year-long programme to celebrate 400 birth year of the Ahom General.
7 MoUs signed to harness State’s potential across sectors
27 Oct, 2022
Seven MoUs were signed to harness the State’s potential in renewable energy, skill development and tourism & hospitality on October 17 in presence of Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma. Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) signed separate MoUs with Microsoft, Google India Pvt Ltd, Larsen & Toubro Ltd and Health Care Sector Skill Council (HSSC). Similarly, MoUs were executed between Directorate of Employment & Craftsmen Training (DECT) and Info Edge (India) Ltd, better known as Naukri.com, between ATDC and Tata STRIVE and between APDCL and SJVNL Green Energy Ltd (SGEL), a subsidiary of SJVN Ltd.
Flyover inaugurated at Arya Nagar, Guwahati
01 Oct, 2022
Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated a new flyover on Garbhanga Road at Arya Nagar, Guwahati. The 790-metre flyover has been built at a cost of ₹149.07 crore under SOPD 2019-20. As against the stipulated 30 months, construction of the flyover has been completed within 19 months. The flyover not only fulfils a long-standing wish of people of Arya Nagar, but will also significantly reduce traffic congestion in the area. Patients of B Borooah Cancer Institute will be particularly benefitted.
Appointment letters to over 11,000 youth
29 Sep, 2022
Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma formally handed over appointment letters to 11,236 new recruits across 24 departments of Govt of Assam at Veterinary College playground, Khanapara on September 23, 2022. The entire recruitment process was carried out purely on merit basis and in a transparent manner. Recruitment process for filling up 26,000 Class III & IV posts has already started. Advertisement for 10,000 more posts will be published soon, while steps will be taken for self-employment of 2 lakh youth.
CM initiates bridge construction
31 Aug, 2022
Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma formally initiated construction of an RCC bridge over Dhansiri River on the Udalguri-Bhairabkunda road. Constructed under NERSDS for ₹34 crore, the bridge is expected to be ready by February 2025. The bridge will not only improve road connectivity within Udalguri but also between Assam & Arunachal Pradesh. It will also lead to socio-economic development in the area. The bridge will reduce distance & travel time from West Kameng district & Rupa (both in Arunachal) to Assam via Bhairabkunda.
CM inaugurates audio visual hub at Jyoti Chitraban
31 Aug, 2022
Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated state-of-the-art audio visual hub at Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio, Guwahati on August 22, 2022. With the inauguration of the hub, film producers from Assam as well as other North-eastern States will now no longer have to go either to Mumbai or Chennai for post-production work. This hub at Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio can be used at subsidised rates, while the facilities available at the hub will enable filmmakers to add latest audiovisual effects to their work as per the demands of the script.