Assam Current Affairs, GK & News

Jorhat Green Hydrogen Pilot Plant

Oil India Limited (OIL) has commissioned India’s first commercial-grade green hydrogen production plant at Jorhat, Assam. Overview: To produce hydrogen, this plant will be using renewable energy from Oil India’s 500kW solar plant pump station. The produced hydrogen will be blended with natural gas to run hydrogen buses in the state of Assam. This newly ..

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Waterways Conclave 2022

The Waterways Conclave 2022 was organized by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on 11th and 12th April 2022 in Dibrugarh, Assam. The aim of this conclave was to focus on harnessing the potential of the international and domestic waterway ecosystem in the country’s North-eastern region. The industry partner of this conclave was the ..

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Discovery of Megalithic Stone Jars in Assam

In the Dima Hasao district of Assam, a number of megalithic stone jars have been discovered. This discovery has highlighted the possible links, that date back to the second millennium BC, between Southeast Asia and the Northeast region of India. Overview: Three distinct shaped jars have been documented in the paper, ‘An archaeological survey of ..

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CEEW Study on Forest Fires

A study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) has found that in the past two decades the intensity and frequency of forest fires, as well as an increase in the number of months in which forest fires occur, have increased. Overview: The study is titled ‘Managing Forest Fires in a Changing ..

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International Air Connectivity Scheme

The International Air Connectivity Scheme (IACS) has been launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation with the objective of enhancing air connectivity from India’s certain states with some selected international destinations so as to promote socio-economic growth. Overview: This newly launched scheme has been supported by the State Governments. The State Governments of Manipur, Assam, ..

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