GUWAHATI: The North East Social Trust (NEST) has said that the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has not yielded much result in Assam.

The NEST along with various other organizations of the State is monitoring the efficacy of the MGNREGA implementation in Assam for the last couple of years. For the 2011-12 financial year, the NEST carried out an intensive research on the basis of the government data to find out the implications of the Act in the State.

Kokrajhar, April 17: The Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), which has been facing major problems with illegal felling of trees and encroachment in forest areas, has drawn up a plan to conserve the

KOKRAJHAR: Keeping an eye on the wanton destruction of forests and illegal encroachment in the reserve forest land of Bodoland, former members of rebel groups under Ex- BLT Welfare Society, Surrend

KOKRAJHAR: The farmers of Janagaon, Titaguri under Titaguri Development Block expressed their strong resentment following the supply of unfit seeds to the farmers in Kokrajhar and demanded compensa

Kokrajhar, Sept.

This is a war the jury backed unequivocally.

The scheme for Extending Green Revolution to Eastern India was introduced under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in 2010-11. It was aimed at increasing agricultural production through use of new seeds and advanced agricultural technologies. Assam was included under the scheme in the later part of the 2010-11 fiscal. Rs 17.50 crore was allotted to Assam under this scheme, said sources in the Agriculture Department.

Kokrajhar, Aug. 25: Another person died of Japanese encephalitis here today, taking the toll to four.

KOKRAJHAR: The Japanese Encephalitis which has been spreading in a rapid manner has claimed the lives of seven people since July 13 in Kokrajhar district. Several patients have been admitted at RN Brahma Civil Hospital and many others have been referred to Bongaigaon for better treatment.