In order to create awareness on environment among the rural public, a programme on "National Environment awareness and Plantation' was held at Hatidhura senior Madrassa, under Tamarhat PS in Gossaigaon subdivision of Kokrajhar district recently.

Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) executive member Mano Kumar Brahmo today visited the countrys's biggest National Rural Employment Gurantee (NREGA) project at river Swrmanga in Kokrajhar district. The construction of the left and right embankment of river Swrmanga at a cost of Rs 46.22 crore is well in progress.


The ambitious National Food Security Mission (NFSM) scheme has taken off in Karbi Anglong. As a part of its first experience, transplanting of rice under the NFSM scheme has been started in several areas in the district. Especially 10 hectare of paddy field of Langparpan and Borjan areas have been absorbed under the ambitious scheme for the first phase. Dr M Angamuthu, deputy commissioner, Karbi Anglong and chairman of the NFSM revealed launching the scheme that the Karbi Anglong hill district received Rs 65 lakh for the implementation of the project.

Every year the Brahmaputra and its tributaries bring death and destruction to Assam. Yet, there is no long-term plan to tackle floods in the State.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has requested Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee for inclusion of a slew of projects in the Railway Budget for the year 2011-12.
In a letter to the Railway Minister, Gogoi requested Banerjee for new lines for strengthening the Railway infrastructure in the Northeast and Assam, which include a new railway line from Salona to Khumtai and Jorhat to Sivasagar for creatin