GUWAHATI: Good news for the north region on its agriculture front. Nova Biotech opened its organic bio-fertilizer plant recently in Guwahati fetching hopes to millions of farmers in the region. Noted social worker Ridhkaran Surana opened the plant at a function near Lokhra in the city on Friday.
In his address, agriculture commissioner and secretary Amlan Baruah said that Nova Biotech had come forward to join hands with the State governments for encouraging organic farming in the region. The plant is expected to provide bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides and organic nutrients to the farmers. Experts and farmers hope that the plant would go a long way to enhance crop productivity and augmenting the income. The venture has been set up in sync with the Government of India's Start-up, Stand-up and Make in India initiatives.
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College is the 5th medical college in assam got approval with 100 MBBS seat from Medical Council of India.The medical college is situated at Jotigaon, Barpeta under Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences.Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College is among the 2nd medical college in assam in the 2005 budget.The other medical college in assam is Assam Medial College, Dibrugarh (170 seat), Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati (156 seat),Silchar Medical College, Silchar(100 seat), Jorhat Medical College & Hospital,Jorhat (100 seat).
Now Dispur writes to Delhi to restore ration to the tea gardens. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi urged the Centre to reconsider the move.
Gogoi told the Prime Minister that the move would brew law and order trouble in the teagarden areas a couple of days after Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi said it on the floor in the winter session.
According to the chief minister, the scheme has been benefitting over 20 lakh tea workers where the Governments provides APL rice and atta to the tea industry at subsidized rate. The management of the gardens, in turn, provide the same to the workers at the rate of 50 to 55 paisa per kilogram.