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A state in Northeast India arranged south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers a region of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi). The state is flanked by Bhutan and the territory of Arunachal Pradesh toward the north; Nagaland and Manipur toward the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh toward the south; and West Bengal toward the west by means of the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometers (14 mi) segment of land which interfaces the state to whatever remains of India. Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk.

As of June 2016, the state has 33 managerial locales. On 15 August 2015, five new areas were shaped notwithstanding previous 27 regions. The five new areas are Biswanath (cut out of Sonitpur), Charaideo (of Sivasagar), Hojai (of Nagaon), South Salmara-Mankachar (of Dhubri) and West Karbi Anglong (of Karbi Anglong). On 27 June 2016, Majuli proclaimed area (first waterway island locale of India). These locales are further sub-isolated into 54 "Sub-divisions" or Mahakuma. Each area is managed from a locale base camp with the workplace of the Deputy Commissioner, District Magistrate, Office of the District Panchayat and for the most part with a region court.

The regions are depicted on the premise of the highlights, for example, the streams, slopes, backwoods, and so on and a greater part of the recently constituted areas are sub-divisions of the prior regions.

The nearby administration framework is composed under the jila-parishad (District Panchayat) for a region, panchayat for a gathering of or individual rustic territories and under the urban neighborhood bodies for the towns and urban areas. There are currently 2489 town panchayats covering 26247 towns in Assam. The 'town-council' or nagar-somiti for residential areas, 'metropolitan board' or pouro-sobha for medium towns and city company or pouro-nigom for the urban communities comprise of the urban nearby bodies.

For the income purposes, the areas are isolated into income circles and mouzas; for the advancement extends, the locale is separated into 219 'improvement squares' and for lawfulness, these are partitioned into 206 police headquarters or thana. As on 19 May 2016, BJP under the authority of Sarbananda Sonowal won the Assembly decisions, in this way shaping the principal BJP drove government in Assam.

Guwahati is the biggest metropolitan territory and urban aggregation controlled under the most astounding type of urban neighborhood body – Guwahati Municipal Corporation in Assam. The Corporation controls a region of 216.79 km².All other urban focuses are overseen under Municipal Boards.

Schemes

  • Tractor Distribution Scheme Launched in Assam to Double Farmers Income by 2022
  • Assam Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Scheme – Rs 5000 for Person with Disabilities
  • Sarothi Start-Up Fund Assam Loan Scheme

Sarothi Start Up fund Assam is a financial assistance scheme for entrepreneurs which is being run by the state government of Assam.

  • Atal Amrit Abhiyan
  • Under the scheme, the government is providing an insurance coverage of up to Rs. 2 lakh per year to each family of the state.

  • GMC Guwahati PMAY
  • Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, all 97 Urban Local Bodies of Assam would be covered to provide pucca houses to all by the year 2022.

  • Apun Ghar Assam Home Loan Scheme
  • Employees are being provided home loans at subsidized interest rates.

  • Zero Interest Crop Loan Scheme
  • The “Zero Interest Crop Loan Scheme” will be launched soon for the farmers under which they can avail a crop loan of up to Rs. 1 Lakh at 0% interest rates.


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