October 02, 2023
One post each to be reserved for Moran and Matak communities in ACS Junior Grade and APS Junior Grade recruitment within OBC quota for the next five Combined Competitive Examinations
To facilitate planned development of peri urban greenfield sites, draft notification to be published for declaration of the area and intent to prepare Town Planning Scheme (TPS) within Guwahati Metropolitan Area
Policy to be framed for reservation of 5% seats in MBBS/BDS courses in Government Medical and Dental Colleges for students who studied from Class VII to X in Government Schools under SEBA and Classes XI and XII in State Government and Provincialised Schools under AHSEC
The Assam Public Examination (Measures for Prevention of Unfair Means in Recruitment) Ordinance, 2023 approved to prevent and curb unfair means at public examinations for recruitment in Government jobs
To usher in reforms in urban development, draft notification for declaration of the area and intent to prepare Local Area Plan (LAP) within Guwahati Metropolitan Area to be published.
Some colleges are to be affiliated with stand-alone universities – Bhattadev University, Rabindranath Tagore University and Madhabdev University – taking their geographical proximity into consideration.
Scooters to be distributed to girls securing 1st Division and boys securing 75% or more marks in HSSLC Examination 2023 as Dr Banikanta Kakati Merit Award under Pragyan Bharati Scheme
Production and use of bottled drinking water PET bottles up to 250 ml volume to be prohibited in the State to reduce plastic waste and environmental pollution.
Benefits under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana to be extended to all Safai Karmacharis working in Urban Local Bodies
A separate Bajali district to be created co-terminus with Bajali LAC
Hike in Minimum Wages of Tea Workers
3% reservation for candidates from Tea Tribes within the overall OBC/MOBC category for recruitment in APSC examination in Grade III and Grade IV
October 9, 2023
Provision of funds to Sipajhar Municipal Board for initiating projects under 6th Assam State Finance Commission (ASFC) as well as under 15th Central Finance Commission (CFC) to ensure holistic urban growth and initiate development schemes in Sipajhar town.
Approval to revised draft notification for declaration of an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife. Sanctuary in Tinsukia for a distance of 1 km around the wildlife sanctuary as per Supreme Court directive
Government of Assam to raise loan up to Rs 950.43 crore from NABARD for projects sanctioned under RIDE-XXIX
To complete construction of a new office building under Commissioner of Taxes, additional estimate of 11.91 cr for additional works approved
Land measuring 7 bigha, 2 katha, 10 lessa at Halowagaon revenue village under Kaziranga Mouza of Bokakhat Revenue Circle to be allotted for construction of Judicial Guest House in Kaziranga
In-principle approval for new 1000-km road project “High Speed Economic Corridor” under Asom Mala for an estimated 3,000 cr.
Cabinet meetings to be convened in following District Headquarters in November and December 2023, and January 2024
• November – Tinsukia
• December – North Lakhimpur
• January – Nagaon
October 17, 2023
₹10,000 each to be given to 6,953 puja pandals as grants-in-aid
Foundation stones to be laid for 400 new buildings of high and higher secondary schools. Of these, 100 will be completely new schools in tea garden areas
Settlement of land in favour of 123 indigenous, landless families (105 families of Charaideo and 18 families of Darrang) for homestead purposes in urban areas under Mission Basundhara 2.0
Holiday List of 2024 for State Government employees approved
• Gazetted: 36 days
• Restricted: 30 days
• Half: 2 days
• DCs allowed to declare any 1 day which may be of local significance as Local Holiday, except in Kamrup (Metro) District
• General Administration Department also allowed to declare 2 days as Local Holiday in Kamrup (Metro) District
To strengthen its financial health, outstanding loan amount of ₹54 cr and outstanding interest of ₹10.92 cr as on 31 March 2023 of Assam Financial Corporation (AFC) to be converted towards equity capital of the Corporation.
Opt-In and Opt-Out options for Non Practising Allowance (NPA) to be provided to doctors under Health Department once every 5 years of service length, w.e.f. 1 January 2024
Administrative units (Circles, Divisions and Sub-Divisions) of Irrigation Department (excluding Sixth Schedule Areas) to be reorganised in line with the delimitation of Legislative Assembly Constituencies by the Election Commission of India
Uniform retirement date for Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers in mini Anganwadi Centres (AWCs)
24-MW Karbi Langpi Middle-II Hydro Power Project to be implemented at revised project cost of Rs 417.32 cr
To effectively utilise HPCL’s resources, investment of ₹758.75 cr made by Government of Assam under Grants-in-Aid towards acquisition of assets and payment of relief package to be converted as an equity investment by Government of Assam in AIDC
A new cadre of Prosecution service to be created by framing an Assam State Prosecution Service Rules, 2023 to streamline the system of prosecution and increase conviction rates in the State