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Minister of Textiles inaugurates two Silk Projects in Assam

The Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani inaugurated two silk projects Soil to Silk Project and Eri Spun Silk Mill in Assam. Soil to Silk Project The project envisages new Eri plantation on 100 hectares and will facilitate post cocoon activities for an ..

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Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016

Bhupen Hazarika’s son has rejected late father’s Bharat Ratna award. The wholesome blame he has given to the Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 which is in favour of providing citizensenship to non-muslim immigrants. Features of Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 The bill is amending ..

PM Modi inaugurates Hollong Modular Gas Processing Plant

On 9th of February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated and dedicated to the Nation the Hollong Modular Gas Processing Plant (HMGPP) of Hindustan Oil Exploration Co. Ltd. (HOEC) at Dirok Field in Assam. Initially, the HMGPP will have a ..

125th Constitutional Amendment Bill

The government has introduced the 125th Constitutional Amendment Bill in the Parliament to increase the financial and executive powers of the 10 Autonomous Councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the northeastern region. Features of the Amendment Bill The salient ..

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Arundhati Scheme of Assam

The government of Assam has announced a new scheme called Arundhati to provide gold at free of cost to the brides. Arundhati Scheme The important features of the scheme are: Under the scheme, the government of Assam aims to provide ..

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Assam tops in budgetary practices, as per latest survey by Transparency International (TI)

As per latest survey conducted by Transparency International (TI), Assam has occupied the top slot in the ranking of best practices followed by states in Budget formulation and is followed by Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The states which figured lower ..