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India’s longest ropeway service opened in Guwahati over Brahmaputra

Northeast Indian city, Guwahati has earned the longest river crossing ropeway in India across the Brahmaputra river. The project has been completed with an enormous effort of 11 years. About the ropeway It was installed by Kolkata-based Samir Damodar Ropeways. ..

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Assam to launch Arunodoi, its largest direct benefit transfer scheme

The Assam Government is set to roll out the Arunodoi Scheme from October 02, 2020, to provide financial assistance to around 17 lakh families in the state. This is the largest direct benefit transfer scheme till date in the state. ..

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‘DD Assam’ channel launched by I&B Ministry

The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar, has launched DD Assam channel in a virtual function attended by the secretary of the I&B Department, Doordarshan DG, among others. Details of the DD Assam Channel This satellite channel ..

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Assam Floods: Rs 2 lakhs to victims from PM National Relief Fund

On July 3, 2020, Prime Minister Modi announced Rs 2 lakhs to relief funds to the kin of persons who lost their life in Assam floods. Highlights The Assam floods has claimed the lives of 33 people affecting more than ..

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KVIC launches Bamboo and Sandalwood Plantations initiative

On June 25, 2020, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission launched sandalwood and bamboo plantation in order to monetize the assets. Highlights KVIC began its drive of plantation by planting 500 saplings of bamboo and sandalwood at its Nashik training ..

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No Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya Temple for the first time in Recorded History

At the centuries-old historic Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati, for the first time in six centuries of record available from 1565, the 5 days Ambubachi Mela will not be organized due by keeping in mind the possibility of spreading the COVID-19 ..

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