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Assam’s Rs 100 crore plan to strengthen border infrastructures

GUWAHATI: To strengthen the security related infrastructures along the state borders, the Assam government has sanctioned Rs 100 crore and decided to further tighten the vigil along the frontiers, officials said here on Saturday. An official of the Border Protection and Development Department (BPDD) said that in line with the MOITRI scheme for the modernisation […]

Assam government to ensure infrastructure development in Guwahati

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that his government is committed to strengthen infrastructure in Guwahati to make the city the gateway to South East Asia. Various infrastructure projects have been taken up as a top priority by the government to make Assam one of the best states in the country, the […]

Assam government develops new mobile app for air passengers

NEW DELHI: The Assam government has developed a mobile app through which air passengers can download forms, fill it up, and show it at airports to avoid delay in completing formalities for COVID-19 tests, Minister for Health and Family Welfare Himanta Biswa Sarma said here on Friday. The app named ‘visitassam’ has been developed to […]

Assam government provides subsidy for opening cinema halls

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbanands Sonowal on Wednesday presented government subsidy cheques to entrepreneurs to set up new cinema halls and reopen or renovate closed and old ones to help the entertainment industry of Assam. In a first of its kind scheme, implemented by Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Limited, the government subsidy […]

Assam government hikes excise duty on IMFL by 25 per cent

NEW DELHI:The Assam government has decided to increase the excise duty on Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) by 25 per cent, state Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said after a Cabinet meeting on Friday. This will generate an additional income of Rs 1,000 crore for the state to meet the unexpected financial burden and expenditure […]

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