GUWAHATI: Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS), an NGO, will start pilot projects for watershed management in Bokakhat and Dergaon of Golaghat district and Teok and Mariani in district.

The Assam government today said it would install solar power fencing to check the increase in straying of elephants from their shrinking habitats into human settlements.

Assam has been susceptible to the effects of climate change, and this has dramatically impacted the lifestyles and livelihood options of thousands of marginalised women and their households in the

Jorhat, Nov.

GUWAHATI: The State government has signed a loan agreement with World Bank and Government of India for 320 million US Dollars in New Delhi on Monday.

Sources said the loan is for improvement of State highways and district roads under the Assam State Road Project. The project would be implemented over a period of six years, sources added. The objective of the project is to enhance the road connectivity in Assam by assisting the Public Works Department (PWD) to improve and effectively manage its road network.

Jorhat, Oct. 29: Schoolchildren from 13 Assam districts were taken on a day’s tour today to Gibbon wildlife sanctuary at Mariani to sensitise them about the need to conserve nature and wildlife.

Jorhat, Oct.

Jorhat, Oct. 17: Inclement weather and a resultant increase in pest attacks have brought tea production in Upper Assam down by more than 11 per cent till September.

Jorhat, Oct.

The three waves of devastating floods in India's north state of Assam this year have left nearly 1.8 million children, along with their families, displaced, an assessment done by an NGO Save the Ch