CM Sonowal meeting with Pension Department.

Guwahati/ 28th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a review meeting of the Pension & Public Grievances Dept in Guwahati and took stock of performance and workings. Here, CM Sonowal directed officials to clear backlog of pension cases at the earliest and called for complete digitisation of the pension sanction system. He stated, “officials must clear backlog of pension

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None from NE in list for Northeast Frontier Railway jobs

Guwahati/ 22nd June’2017(Prag News Desk): Assam and the Northeast is opening up for reservation of Grade C and Grade D posts for locals in the Indian Railways however  not a single name from Northeast filled were listed for positions of commercial inspector and commercial clerk in the Northeast Frontier Railway. 51 candidates selected for the posts after completion of a two-year

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OIL confers monetary help to poor students to get into IIT, NIT

Guwahati/ 14th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): The success story of Ajoy Doley-an orphan belonging to the economically backward Nahar Gezera village in Dhemaji district qualified for the prestigious IIT by cracking JEE Advance securing the 400th rank in the ST category with the rigorous assistence from Oil India Super 30. The Oil India Super 30 is a social initiative of

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GST rates relaxed for 66 items.

12th June’2017/ Prag News Desk:  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on the 16th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Sunday that the rates of 66 items out of the 133 to be  revised. These revision had been received seeking change from the four-slab indirect tax structure. As the follow-up for the 15th meeting of the council,

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APSC cash for job scam leads to vacancies, Government’s efforts to restore image.

Guwahati/ 4th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): The APSC cash-for-job scam was a big blow to the institution and of late, the delay of the State Government in filling up the vacant posts of members of the Assam Public Service Commission has become a problem. It has adversely affected the functioning of the Commission. The State government is making consistent efforts

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CM Sonowal welcomes special fee waiver scheme in the State.

Guwahati/2nd June’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Government of India with the aim to enhance vocational platforms in the country have launched a special fee waiver scheme for north-eastern states on Thursday. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)  constructs “inclusive growth” in the policy platform laid out by Centre. Here, the scheme will invite people from different walks of the

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‘Aerotropolis’ to change the face of state aviation industry-states CM

Guwahati/ 2nd May’2017 (Prag News Desk): Deliberating widely upon the upgrading the aviation model of the aviation industry of the state, CM Sarbananda Sonowal proposed “aerotropolis”- a metropolitan subregion. This multi-model “airport city” will serve as the economical and infrastructural layout benefiting and improving civil aviation and air connectivity in the state. In a meeting today with the Union Minister

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Assam rules with five Raj Panchayat Divas Awards


Guwahati/ 29th April’2017 (Prag News Desk): On the occasion of Rashtriya Panchayati Raj Divas, Assam bags five awards in different categories with the following: Dhemaji Zila Parishad, Dimoria Anchalik Panchayat (Kamrup Metro district), Dhemaji Anchalik Panchayat, Ejarbari Gaon Panchayat (Morigaon district) and Sonapur Gaon Panchayat (Kamrup Metro district) – all in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Swashaktikaran in Zila Parishad, Anchalik Panchayat

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Let’s bring growth to the bamboo industry, visions Chief Minister.

bamboo summit

Guwahati/ 29th April’2017 (Prag News Desk): Where the biggest bamboo market in Assam faces survival stakes, CM Sarbananda Sonowal announces the State Government will be promoting holistic growth in the bamboo sector. The amendments will be to adopt area-based, regionally differentiated strategy to increase and motivate bamboo cultivation around the state. “People of Assam have grown up with bamboo. Bamboo

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