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Assam government will move SC again for re-verification of NRC, says Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma
20 Oct, 2021
Hon’ble CM, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that his government would approach the Supreme Court again for a re-verification of the National Register of Citizens, The Hindu reported. In an interview to the newspaper, the newly elected chief minister said the government will move the court seeking re-verification for up to 20% of entries in areas bordering Bangladesh and 10% for interior regions.
“If the NRC checks out then we shall do nothing,” Sarma said. “But if there are discrepancies, we will ask for the Supreme Court’s guidance on the issue. We have been saying this for a while and we stand by this.”
NABARD provided Rs 1,236 crore from its Rural Infrastructure Development.
20 Oct, 2021
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has provided an all-time excessive quantity of Rs 1,236 crore from its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) through the monetary 12 months 2020-21 with Rural Connectivity Projects (Roads & Bridges) as the main target space in the state of Assam.
NABARD has additionally sanctioned Rs 1150 crore to Government of Assam throughout 2020-21 underneath RIDF XXVI for creation of latest infrastructure initiatives. On implementation, these initiatives will result in creation of 610 kms size of rural roads benefitting 1255 villages and favourably impacting about 16 lakh individuals of rural areas of Assam, apart from benefiting 2472 hectare underneath irrigation, augmentation of infrastructure growth of 2437 elementary faculties and 23,397 ha underneath flood safety.