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Launch of Mission Basundhara 2.0
21 Mar, 2024
After the successful implementation of the first phase of Mission Basundhara, Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today launched Mission Basundhara 2.0. Chief objective of this mission is to streamline and make land revenue services more accessible to citizens facing land-related issues. The new services to be provided through Mission Basundhara 2.0 include: • Settlement of government khas and ceiling surplus land • Conferring ownership rights to Occupancy tenants • Settlement of transferred annual patta land • Settlement of VGR/PGR land • Settlement of land for indigenous special cultivators (tea, coffee, rubber etc.) • Settlement of hereditary land of tribal communities • Composite Land Transfer Service (Auto-mutation) • Online payment of Land Revenue • Digital Stamping* -- The services can be availed through, or any Public Facilitation Centre

Govt of Assam signs MoU with IIM, Bangalore
21 Mar, 2024
Govt of Assam signed an MoU with IIM, Bangalore on November 14, 2022 for launch of Chief Minister’s Young Professional Programme (CMYPP) 2023-25. Under the programme, 75 young professionals will be trained through a combination of on-the-job experience and classroom training. The objectives of CMYPP are to attract quality talent outside traditional recruitment channel, provide opportunity to highly-skilled people to contribute to the growth journey of Assam at grassroots level and help the Government identify opportunities of improvement in health, education and woman & child development sectors. Under the programme, the professionals will be jointly mentored by IIM, Bangalore and Govt of Assam. As per the MoU, Certificate on Public Policy will be provided by IIM, Bangalore, while the Govt will invest on each professional to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh per month.

MoU signed for 2nd Medical College in Guwahati
21 Mar, 2024
Government of Assam signed an MoU with Bright Star Investments Pvt Ltd, Mumbai for infrastructure development of the upcoming second Medical College in Guwahati. As part of its CSR initiative, the company will contribute Rs 150 crore for constructing the Academic Block of the medical college.

Financial aid to former ultras
21 Mar, 2024
Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma distributed financial aid to 318 members of six armed groups who have given up arms and joined the mainstream at a function held at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Guwahati on October 31, 2022. Among the 318 members who had received the aid, 127 belonged to UGPO, 74 to TLA, 38 to KNLA, 33 to KLF, 35 to ULFA and 11 to DNLA. To date, Government of Assam has provided aid to 6,740 such armed group members who had given up arms and joined the mainstream, while 3,276 had been provided skill development training by Assam Police. On the occasion, the Chief Minister appealed to ULFA leadership to shun the path of violence to help usher in peace and progress in the State.

CM launches Lachit Barphukan app, portal
21 Mar, 2024
CM launches Lachit Barphukan app, portal Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma launched Lachit Barphukan app and portal ( 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
21 Mar, 2024
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, between ATDC and Tata STRIVE and between APDCL and SJVNL Green Energy Ltd (SGEL), a subsidiary of SJVN Ltd.