Status as on 30th September, 2010
PM’S ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ASSAM. ON 21st and 22nd NOVEMBER, 2004
S.No. Ministry/ items Status
1 Planning (I) Special Plan Assistance of Rs. 240 Rs. 239.16 crore sanctioned and released against 13 projects
Commission crore for flood damage repair and Fulfilled.
infrastructure development during
the current financial year.
2 Planning (II) A blueprint for employment will A society for creating employment in Mission has been
Commission be prepared by the Planning established.
Commission in consultation with the The Planning Commission has released one-time ACA amount of
State Government and other bodies Rs 10 crore I 2006-07 and Rs. 40 crore in 2007-08 for creating
employment for 167,000 persons.
Expenditure is Rs. 8.10 crore till March 2008
3 Ministry of Railways Conversion to broad gauge of the Lamding –Silchar(201.03 km)Arunachal –Jiribam(50.39)&
Lumding-Silchar-Jiribam railway line Badarpur to Kumarghat(117.82 .35 km).
by 2009- Total length 369.24 km.
Estimate cost Rs 4073.53 crore
Date of commencement: March 1997
Completion by 31.12.2012.
Ministry of Civil Resumption of biweekly flights
4 Aviation between Guwahati and Bangkok by Bi-weekly flight started in January 2005.
the end of the year In February 2006 reduced to once a week because of about Rs.
2.4 crore loss in 2006-07.
Finally discontinued on 10th July 2008 as losses further
5 Ministry of Health & (I) Assam will be covered under a new Assam is one of the 18 High focus States under National
Family Welfare Central initiative on the anvil for Rural Health Mission.
improving rural health care
6 Ministry of Health & (II) Modernization of Guwahati Medical Guwahati Medical College Upgradation
Family Welfare College, Assam Medical College and An amount of Rs. 31.20 crore released for upgradation of
Silchar Medical College
medical college in phase manner during 2006-09 (Rs. 10
crore is 2006-07, Rs. 10 crore in 2007-08 and Rs. 11.20
crore in 2008-09).
In addition, Rs 10 crore released for Regional Institute of
Ophthalmology at GMC.
Further, the establishment of a super specialty hospital at
GMC has been considered and approved by the EFC, at an
estimated cost of Rs.88.75 crore. Out of this Rs.30 crore
has already been released in 2008-09 for this purpose.
Establishment of BSC Nursing Colleges at Assam (Dibrugarh)
and Silchar Medical College approved at Rs. 9.8 crore for
each college. An amount of Rs.5 crore per college has also
been released during 2008-09 for this purpose. The
remaining amount of Rs.4.8 crore per college has been
released during 2009-10
Ministry of -do- Upgradation of Assam Medical College Dibrugarah
DoNER(NLCPR) Approved Amount - Rs. 20.000 crore
Division Release - Rs 18.40 crore
Assam Medical College & Hospital Guwahati
Approved Amount Rs 8.00 crore
Release –Rs 8.00 crore. Fully released
-do- Upgradation of Guwahati Medical College
North Eastern Council
Approved Amount - RS. 12.35 crore
Funds Released - Rs. 10.87 crore
Upgradation of Assam Medical College Dibrugarah
Approved Amount - Rs. 8.22 crore
Funds Released - Rs. 4.36 crore
Upgradation of Silchar Medical College
Approved Amount -Rs 13.97 crore
Funds Released - Rs 10.86 crore
7 Department of (I) Guwahati Trade Center to be set up The Trade Centre at Guwahati has been set up by ITPO with
Commerce by ITPO and then handed over to financial assistance under AISDE of Rs. 20.74 crores.
(Infrastructure-II Government of Assam It has been inaugurated by Hon’ble Commerce & Industry
Minister on 19th February, 2009.
The Centre has been handed over to Govt. of Assam.
8 -do- (II) Package of assistance for tea The Government of India approved on 17th January 2007 for setting up
industry to be announced soon a Special Purpose Tea Fund (SPTF) for long term development under
the aegis of the Tea Board, Kolkota for funding re-plantation and
rejuvenation activities aim at improving age profile of tea plantation
subject to following conditions:
The scheme will be implemented till the end of the 11th Plan. The
estimated outlay for the scheme will be Rs 567.10 crpres (capital
infusion of Rs. 91 crores in SPTF plus subsidy of Rs 476.10 crores).
The funding pattern would be 25% borrower’s contribution, 50% loan
from SPTF and 25% subsidy from the Government.
The estimated area to be taken up for replantation during the period
would be 85,044 hectares and rejuvenation is 68,154 hectares.
The contribution of the Government towards the capital adequacy ratio
of the SPTF has been re-worked at Rs. 91 crores. No Government
guarantee would be provided to the SPTF. Of the required capital
infusion of Rs 91 crores, Rs 30 crores would be provided in 2006-07 and
the balance Rs 61 crores during the 11th plan period.
Out of Rs 91.00 crore Rs 61.00 crore already released.
The balance fund of Rs 30 crores available in the Special Fund created
with collection of Additional Excise Duty on tea will be utilized during
2007-08 for the purpose of the Scheme.
Subsidy to growers will be paid in three installments of 10% and 5%
during the second third and fourth year respectively.
12542 Hac Tea Plantation already replanted or rejuvenated
9 Chemicals & Petro- Gas Authority of India (GAIL) will Secretary (C&PC) took a review meeting of the Monitoring
Chemicals prepare and submit a project report Committee on implementation of Assam Gas Cracker Project on
for the Assam Gas Cracker Project 24.9.2010.
so that a final decision may be The physical progress achieved as on 15.9.2010 is 22.5% as against
taken soon. Government of India the scheduled target of 41.1%. The progress achieved during the
will expedite the process month is 1.9% as against the scheduled target of 4.2%.
Actual expenditure incurred as on 30.9.2010 during the year 2010-
11 is Rs.314.48 Cr and cumulative expenditure is Rs.1068.50 Cr.
The interview for recruitment of experienced executives was
completed recently and offers of appjointment for 17 selected
candidates have been issued. Interview for 4 more discipline was
held at Guwahati in Sept. 2010. Further, Advertisement for
additional 96 experienced executives has been released in
prominent National and NE newspapers. Necessary action is also
being taken for recruitment of 55 Graduate Engineer Trainees
(GETs) and Executive Trainees (ETs), out of which 18 will be
selected through Campus interviews from institutes located in
North East and rest through open advertisement.
BCPL has undertaken many Corporate Social Responsibilities
(CSR) initiatives which include construction of road to connect
project affected families in Dainijan village with NH-37 and;
installation of 100 KVA transformer at Barpathar Kakoti Gaon
(near Lepetkata site) for augmentation of existing power
distribution system. With the aim of improving the overall
conditilon of the schools, a survey of 34 schools located within 5
Km. radius of BCPL site has been conducted. In addition, hospital,
crematorium, post office and Multi-skill school are also being set up
in Lepetkata and adjoining areas and funding for the same is being
arranged, keeping in view the fact that the company is still not into
production and CSR will have to be kept limited.
10 Ministry of Power Enhanced support for rural
electrification to achieve 100% Status of implementation of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidhyutikaran
village electrification by 2009 Yojana (RGGVY) in Assam as on 30.4.2010
There are 23 districts in Assam and RGGVY projects for all
districts have been received and sanctioned for implementation.
Out of 23 projects, 3 projects namely Tinsukia, Cachar and
Goalpara were taken up for implantation in X plan of the
programme involving an outlay of Rs. 158.03 crores, for
electrification of 903 un-electrified villages, 1746 intensive
electrified villages, 1,90,663 rural household including 1,48,971
BPL households. All the three projects have been awarded.
Remaining 20 projects have been sanctioned in XI plan with an
outlay of Rs. 1501.97 crore for electrification of 7,622 un-
electrified villages, 11,584 intensive electrified villages,
12,24,165 rural households including 8,42,685 BPL households.
All 20 projects have been awarded.
2373 villages have been reported electrified and 3479 already
electrified villages have been intensively electrified.
Electricity connections to 276112 BPL households have been
Individual entrepreneurs as franchisees have been installed in
Funds have been released to the tune of Rs. 1100.15 crore to
11 Non-Conventional State Government will be supported Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has sanctioned CFA of Rs
Energy Sources for setting up micro-hydel projects 18 crore for two projects namely Lungit Stage-1 and Lungit
(Changed to New & Stage-II each 3 MW capacity.
Renewable Energy) Rs 1.8 crore has been released in initial stage to ASEB.
State Government has awarded contract for execution of the
12 Department of External Aid for improving roads Project was approved on 31/7/2006.
Economic Affairs and bridges will be favorably Loan was signed on 29/8/2006 for $180 million and became
considered effective on 18.10.2006.
( Main package) Donor Agency is ADB.
(i) Rural road sector project-1 The loan was closed on 30.6.2009
Cumulative disbursement was US$ 173.91 million.
Remaining balance i.e. US$6,090,561.90 was cancelled by
ADB and thereby reduced the loan amount to US$
-do- (ii) Rural road sector project-II Loan was signed on 28/3/2008.
Cumulative disbursement as on 30/10/2009 US$ 48.37 million.
Donor Agency is ADB.
Amount of assistance is US $ 130 million.
do- (iii)Rural road sector project-III Loan was signed on 10/11/2008 and became effective on
The closing date is 31.12.2010.
Cumulative disbursement as on 30/04/2010 US$ 67.31 million.
Donor Agency is ADB.
Amount of assistance is US $ 130 million.
do- (iv)Rural road sector project-IV Loan was signed on 03/09/2009 and became effective on
Cumulative disbursement as on 30.4.2010 is US$ 37.20 million.
Donor Agency is ADB.
Amount of assistance is US $ 185 million.
do- Up gradation of State Highways Posed to World Bank on 9/9/2004.
Amount of assistance US $200 million.
World Bank PPF US$ 2 million for project preparation.
13 Department of (I) Four-laning NH-37 over the 4 lanning of Nagaon-Jorhat-Dibrugarh section of NH-37 was
Road, Transport & Nagaon-Jorhat-Dibrugarh stretch on earlier approved under Phase A of SARDP-NE.
Highways a priority basis. The stretch of NH-37 from Silghat to near Numaligarh was
deleted from the scope of SARDP-NE with the approval of CCEA
on 20/11/2008 as it passes through Kziranga Wildlife Sanctuary.
4 lane to Dibrugarh will now be provided by utilizing approved 4
lane connectivity from Nagaon to Itanagar up to Gohpur and by
constructing a 4 lane bridge over Brahmaputra and its
connecting road between Gohpur and Numaligarh..
For stretch from Numaligargh to Jorhat and from Demow to
Dibrugarh, DPR completed and considered by HPC on 5.7.2010.
DEA has raised certain objections on the competency of HPC and
the issue is under review by DEA
Stretch from Jorhat to Demow has been approved by PPPAC on
30/4/2008. However, due to change in alignment suggested by
Assam Government, fresh appraisal by HPC required after
finalization of alignment.
14 do- (II) Double-laning of 9 National
Highways (NH-36, 51, Total length of 9 National Highway is 576 km.
52,53,54,61,152,153 and 154) on a So far length Sanctioned is 536.06 km for an estimate cost of
priority basis. Rs. 1454 crore.
Out of 576 Km, only about 24 km of NH-53 and 17 km of NH-154
is to be sanctioned.
DPR for remaining stretches are under preparation/modification
by PWD, Assam.
About 351 km has been completed.
15 Ministry of Water (I) The Government will consider
Resources establishing a cohesive, There is no consensus on this issue among the states of Assam and
autonomous, self-contained entity Arunachal. Ministry is trying to develop consensus.
called the Brahmaputra Valley
Authority or the North-East Water
Resources Authority to provide
effective flood control, generate
electricity, provide irrigation
facilities and develop
infrastructure. Given managerial
and financial autonomy, equipped
with top class manpower, and
backed by Parliamentary sanction,
such a body could be the instrument
for transforming the region. It could
be the instrument for providing a
“New Deal” for Assam.
16 Brahmaputra Board (II) For protection of Majuli Island
from floods and erosion, Rs. 41 Estimate cost of project for Phase-II &III: Rs. 115.03 crore.
crore has been sanctioned in first Date of commencement July, 2009.
phase, to be followed by additional Sanctioned cost of the RCC Porcupine work Ph.II & III:Rs.24.44.
funds for subsequent works. Award of work for 2 items of work completed.
Sanctioned cost of the componet in the project for Bouder Spur
for Ph II&I II Rs. 77.77 crore.
Phase II and III of Majuli Island project to be c completed in
10% work has been completed.
Minister of DoNER has taken a meeting on 21/8/09 to review
the progress of the implementation of the project.
(Taken from PMO-Infra)
17 Department Restructuring of State Finances will Restructuring is done except Sikkim as noted in the
Expenditure, be considered after the report of review meeting held on 13/8/2009 with Director Sh
Ministry of the 12th Finance Commission is P.K.Monga, Department of Expenditure.
18 Ministry of Home Rs. 45 crore is being sanctioned for The MHA vide their O.M dated 6th January 2006 informed that
Affairs (NDM flood relief and drinking water the Department of Expenditure and Department of Drinking
Division) supply. Water Supply have since released the required funds to the
Government of Assam vide sanction orders dated 28.12.2004 and
19 Ministry of Finance, NABARD to provide bank credit for Target has been exceeded in 2005 itself.
Department of 20,500 Self Help Groups within a Fulfilled.
Economic Affairs, year
20 Ministry of DoNER Financial assistance and other NLCPR commitment has been totally met.
support will be provided for Fulfilled.
National Games 2005.
21 -do The project approval process and Additional guidelines for NLCPR issued on 26/2/2007.The process of
fund release processes for Non- revamping procedure for release of fund has been initiated in
Lapsable Central Pool of Resources consultation with IFD of the Ministry and Ministry of Finance.
(NLCPR) and North Eastern Council
(NEC) Projects will be revamped to
22 -do- The North Eastern Council will be Three expert full time members have been nominated. One of
revamped for serving as an effective
regional planning body and to make
them is Member NE, Planning Commission, who is also a
more representative of regional Member, NEC.
Status as on 30th September, 2010
PM’S ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ASSAM ON 16 & 17 JANUARY, 2006.
S.No. Ministry/ Item Status
1 Information Central Government’s STIP has prepared a concept note as well as DPR for setting up of an IT
Technology and support for setting up Park in Kokrajhar, Assam and submitted the same to Bodoland
Ministry of of an IT Park in Bodo Territorial Council (BTC).
DoNER Territorial Council STPI has also communicated to BTC as well as Govt. of Assam about their
area. willingness to offer the services of a turnkey consultant for the IT Park
Approval of BTC/Govt. of Assam towards appointment of STPI as turnkey
consultant is awaited.
2 Health& Family Setting up of Nursing The proposal submitted by the State Govt. to the Nursing Division of this
Welfare (NE College at Kokrajhar. Ministry was found lacking in some respects and has been returned to the State
The State Government has neither submitted the revised proposal, nor responded
to repeated reminders in this respect as yet.
3 Dept. of (ii) Early finalization of The Government of India approved on 17 January 2007 for setting up a Special
Commerce (Infra package for tea Industry. Purpose Tea Fund (SPTF) for long term development under the aegis of the Tea
Div) Board, Kolkota for funding re-plantation and rejuvenation activities aim at improving
age profile of tea plantation subject to following conditions:
The scheme will be implemented till the end of the 11th Plan. The estimated outlay for
the scheme will be Rs 567.10 crpres (capital infusion of Rs. 91 crores in SPTF plus
subsidy of Rs 476.10 crores).
The funding pattern would be 25% borrower’s contribution, 50% loan from SPTF and
25% subsidy from the Government.
The estimated area to be taken up for replantation during the period would be 85,044
hectares and rejuvenation is 68,154 hectares.
The contribution of the Government towards the capital adequacy ratio of the SPTF has
been re-worked at Rs. 91 crores. No Government guarantee would be provided to the
SPTF. Of the required capital infusion of Rs 91 crores, Rs 30 crores would be provided
in 2006-07 and the balance Rs 61 crores during the 11th plan period.
The balance fund of Rs 30 crores available in the Special Fund created with collection of
Additional Excise Duty on tea will be utilized during 2007-08 for the purpose of the
Subsidy to growers will be paid in three installments of 10% and 5% during the second
third and fourth year respectively.
4 D/o Chemicals & Setting up of the Gas Financial Closure of BCPL was achieved on 1.10.2009 and Loan Agreements of
Petrochemicals Cracker Project will be Rs. 1756 crores have been signed.
expedited. The project Tax exemptions from Government of Assam (VAT & Entry Tax) for the project
would be considered has been obtained. In case of Work Contract Tax (WCT). Government of
with sympathy and Assam has issued notification for remittance of WCT by BCPL as applicable
with the benefit of the with subsequent reimbursement of the same to BCPL.
state in mind. Draft Basis Design Engineering Package for Ethylene Cracker Unit and
LLDPE/HDPE Unit have been received.
Cleaning and Stripping has been completed in respect of Site Grading-I.
Building layout is done in respect of Plant Building-I. 60% boundary wall
footings and 60% footings in Site Office have been completed in respect of
Infrastructure Development at Duliajan. Tender in respect of Pilling Work-II has
The proposal for appointment of Director (Finance) in BCPL has been sent to
DoPT (ACC) for approval.
Financial sanction of Rs Rs. 10.80 for HPT Kokrajhar was issued on 28/6/2006.
Ministry of I&B Conversion of Low Project approved in May 2006.
5 Power Transmitter of Standing Advisory Committee on Frequency Allocation.(SACFA) obtained from WPC.
Doordarshan (DD) to Construction of building has been completed..
High Power Tower has been erected in full height of 150 M..
Transmitter HPT of 1 KW power, in interim set up, has been commissioned at Kokrajhar
Proposal for the creation of required post for manning the HPT submitted to
Ministry in July, 2007 is under examination.
Departmental works p0 Metallic False ceiling in Technical areas completed. 12
nos. air conditioners installed. Power supply work completed. Installation of
transmitter is in progress.
Transmitter equipment received at site.
6 Ministry of Every village of Assam 23 districts have 23 RGGVY packages.
Power will be electrified; will 23 packages sanctioned by REC at Rs. 1660 crore to cover, 8525 villages
have roads/safe (unelectrified). 13318 villages (intensive electrification). Rs. 9.92 lakh BPL
drinking water/will house holds to be given free connections.
have telephone within 4 All 23 packages awarded.
years. 2373 villages electrified.
(Electrification) 3479 villages intensively electrified.
Rs.2.76 lac BLP connections provided.
7 Department Every village of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has entered into an agreement with the Universal
of Tele- Assam will be Service Obligation (USO) Fund for providing Village Public Telephones (VPTs) to 8,931
communication electrified; will have inhabited, undisputed and undisturbed villages having population more than 100 in the
roads/safe drinking state of Assam. USOF has revised number of villages to 8775 (In December, 2009) after
water/will have dropping 156 non-feasible villages which could not be covered being Disturbed
area/Untraceable. BSNL has provided VPT facility to all 8775 villages up to 30.4.2010.
telephone within 4
8 Department of Every village of Assam 273 uncovered villages have been sanctioned and will be completed by March 2011.
Drinking Water will be electrified; will 3565 partially covered village have also been sanctioned and will be completed by 2011.
Supply, M/o have roads/safe drinking 13954 water quality habitations have sanctioned and completed by 2011.
Rural water/will have telephone 5307 partially covered villages are to sanctioned during 2009-10.
Development within 4 years.(Drinking
9 Ministry of Water Early launch of North There is no consensus on this among states of Arunachal & Assam.
Resources East Water Resources
10 do- Central Govt’s assistance Romaria Area erosion Control:
to tackle erosion problem Estimate cost of the project: Rs 344.00 crore.
at Romaria area of In the first place Emergent Works in terms of RCC porcupine and channelisation will be
Dibrugarh. taken up from October 2009 to June 2010.
Regular Works will be firmed up and taken up for execution.
Commencement of works: Emergent Work in October 2009 and Regular Works in July
Scheduled date for completion: Emergent Works in June 2010 and Regular Works in
Minister of DoNER took a meeting on 21/8/09 to review the progress of the
implementation of the project
11 M/o Labour & Upgradation of the Fulfilled.
Employment Bongaigaon, Majbat, All four namely Bongaigaon, Majbat, Udalguri and Kokrajhar Industrial Training
Udalguri and Kokrajhar Institutes in the State have been completed and operationalised
Institutes in the State
12 Ministry of i) Completion of Bogibeel Bridge Assam(73 km) National Project.-Status:
Railways Bogibeel Project in next Rail-cum –bridge across river Brahmaputra at Bogibeel.
3-4 years. Length of the line: 73 Km
Revised Cost of the project: Rs 3378.82 crore.
Date of commencement : 21st April 2002.
Scheduled date of –completion : March 2014.
(As on September, 2009)
13 ii) Speed up of the The gauge conversion of New Jalpaiguri - New Bongaigaon has already been
electrification of track completed.
and its change to Broad
Gauge. Electrification of railways track, from Barauni-Katihar-Guwahati rail route was
included in the Budget 2008-09.
14 Setting up of Sleeper
Factory set up.
27000 sleepers have been manufactured so far. (Outside NER)
Status as on 30th September, 2010
PM’S ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ASSAM ON 25 & 26 AUGUST 2008.
S.No Ministry/Department Item/Project Current status
1 Department of School Under the proposed Centrally
The Ministry has decided to set up 6000 Model School at the rate of one
Education. & Sponsored Scheme for ‘Model School’ school per blocks as benchmark of excellence.
Literacy every Block in Assam will get one The first phase of the scheme was launched in November,2009.
Model School. The Govt. of Assam was requested to submit the proposal.
So far no proposal received from Assam.
Reminder sent on 14/12/2009.
2 Ministry of DoNER Flood control measures and integrated Preservation of Cultural Heritage of Majuli Natun Kamalabari Satra.
development of Majuli will be accorded Clarification on non-duplication of project received.
high priority and adequate funds will be Under process for release of funds.
provided for the purpose. A high level
Monitoring Group, with representatives
of the Central Government, the State
Government and the Satradhikars, will
be set up to guide the process. An
allocation of Rs. 20 crores an
Additional Central Assistance for
Majuli, will be made available to the
Government of Assam.
3 Ministry of Water Flood control measures and integrated Estimate cost of project for Majuli Island Phase-II &III: Rs. 115.03
Resources development of Majuli will be accorded crore.
high priority and adequate funds will be Date of commencement July, 2009.
provided for the purpose. A high level Sanctioned cost of the RCC Porcupine work Ph.II & III:Rs.24.44.
Monitoring Group, with representatives crore
of the Central Government, the State Sanctioned cost of the component in the project for Bouder Spur
Government and the Satradhikars, will for Ph II &I II Rs. 77.77 crore.
be set up to guide the process. An Phase II and III of Majuli Island project to be completed in
allocation of Rs. 20 crores an March 2012.
Additional Central Assistance for
Majuli, will be made available to the
Government of Assam.
4 Ministry of The Government of India will provide
Petroleum & Natural the necessary assistance for setting up a The Ministry of Petroleum has decided expenditure amounting to
Gas Centre of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Rs 330.00 crore for setting up of RGIPT will be borne by Oil
Petroleum Technology, in Assam. Industry Development Board and promoting oil PSUs, Oil and
Natural Gas Commission, Oil India Limited, Indian Oil
Corporation, Gas Authority of India Numaligarh Refinery &
Engineers India Limited.
The Govt of Assam has allotted 100 acres of land on 19/11/2009 in
Sibsagar District for setting up of Centre of RGIPT. The civil works
will be completed by October,2010. The construction will be
completed by November,2012.
The RGIPT plan to start academic session from August 2010 from a
5 (i) Department of (i) The Central Government will set up A team comprising officials from DIPP, NID and State
Industrial Policy & a national design institute at Guwahati, Government of Assam visited the sites on 14-15 October
Promotion on the pattern of the national Institute of 2009 at (a) Cinnamora Grant Gaon (Garmur Mouza), Jorhat
Design, Ahmedabad. State Government East Revenue Circle (b) Atapam Gaon (Thengal Mouza),
will provide suitable land.
Titabor Revenue Circle (c) Changmai Sensuwa Gaon (Lahing
Mouza), Teok Revenue Circle (d) Rongagorakhuti (Porbotia
Mouza). Jorhat West Revenue Circle.
Director NID has indicated that the proposed NID should
ideally accord a strategic advantage to accelerating the
process of design led economic development as against slow
and long gestation period endowed by locational limitations.
In view of the above, this Department is of the view that
the proposed institute should be set up in Guwahati for it to
perform its role as an institute of national excellence and
leverage the larger avenues of design education.
Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt. of Assam,
Department of Industries and Commerce, Mines and Minerals
has been requested to identify suitable land in and around
Guwahati for locating the Institute.
6 do- (ii) The North East Industrial As Department of Revenue had reservation and a note was prepared by
Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP) DIPP for placing before Committee of Secretaries and sent to Cabinet
will be suitably reworked so as to Secretariat on 5/1/2009.
provide maximum advantage.
7 Department of Road The Ministry of Road, Transport & 1) Dhola- Sadiya bridge:
Transport & highways will take up the Dhola Saidya Request for Qualification issued, qualification of bidders completed.
Highways bridge and the Numali-Gohpur bridge Feasibility Report has been finalized and note for CCI is under finalisation.
(linking Jorhat to North Lakhimpur). Request for proposal has been issued.
These will be completed by March Work likely to be awarded soon.
2013. The State Government will Target for Completion by April, 2015.
finalize the alignment and provide land
at the earliest. The North Guwahati- 2) Numaligarh-Gohpur bridge:
Sough Guwahati link will be completed Preparation of FR is scheduled to be completed by March 2010.
by December 2010. Work is likely to be awarded by 31.10.2010.
Target for completion by June, 2014.
(3) The North Guwahati-South Guwahati link:
The bridge linking North Guwahati and South Guwahati is being executed
by NHAI as part of East-West Corridor.
The work is in progress and is targeted to be completed by December,
8 Department of In schemes in the areas of rural water Under Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme (ARWSP) the
Drinking Water supply (ARWSP) and rural sanitation funding pattern is changed from 50:50 to 90:10 basis for NE States and
Ministry of Rural (TSC), funds will be released as per the J&K.
Development enhanced Central share of 90% , to In case of Total Sanitation Campaign.
Assam and the other North Eastern CCEA approved on 14.8.2008 revised funding pattern of 67: 23:10 among
States. Centre, State and Beneficiary for individual household under TSC in hilly
and difficult areas.
9 Ministry of (i) Central Govt. will provide 14 projects with estimated cost of Rs.161.36 crore have been retained by
DoNER(NLCPR) additional assistance of Rs 250.00 crore the NLCPR Committee.
for the integrated development of The State Government has not sent the DPRs along with firmed up cost of
Bodoland Territorail Council Area. these projects.
10 Ministry of DoNER (ii) Other Autonomous Council of
North Cachar Hills and Karbi Anglong Project of Road and allied infrastructure in Karbi Anglong and N.C Hill
are concerned the State Govt. will districts of Assam at a cost of Rs 30.00 crores are identified and
prepared and submit a plan for approved by Planning Commission in ‘Principle’ for funding out of
integrated infrastructure development to special package of Rs 500.00 crore announced by Finance Minister
be funded from Rs 500.00 crore during his budget speech 2008-09.
recently announced by Union Finance DPR is awaited.
Minister, for infrastructure development
of North East.
11 Ministry of Home Two India Reserve Battalions will be The decision of MHA to allow the State Government to convert the two
Affairs raised and deployed by the State unraised IR Battalions already sanctioned to the State as reverine
Government for riverine policing. The Battalions for deployment on the riverine borders was conveyed to the
centre will help to train them and also State Government on 13.10.2008.
provide specialized equipment. The BSF has also been advised to extend all possible help to meet their training
Boarder Security Force(BSF) will needs and to fix BOPs in the riverine areas to strengthen patrolling.
provide fixed Border Out Posts (BOPs) The State Government was advised to submit a proposal projecting their
to strengthen riverine patrolling. requirement of specialized equipments to the Police Modernization
12 Department of Higher (i) The Government of India will set up Selection of land for 14 Innovation Universities including one at
Education. a World- Class University in Assam. Guwahati in Assam aiming to achieve World Class Standard is being
worked out in consultation with State the Government.
700 acres land to be allotted by the State Government of Assam .
A Concept note in regard to Innovation Universities has been finalized
and is in the public domain on the website of the Ministry of Human
13 do- (ii) Central Government will assist the State Govt. to refer and send DPR to Govt. of India, Ministry of DoNER.
State Government in establishing a HRD has indicated their inability to provide assistance for this project in
State-level University of Science and the XI Plan
Technology as well as Law School and
Judiciary Academy in Assam
14 Ministry of Culture The Central Government will set up a National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) an autonomous body
Science City in Guwahati, in order to under the Ministry of Culture has approached the Secretary, Department
give a boost to science education in of Science and Technology, Govt. of Assam for seeking the decision of
Assam and the North East Region. the State Govt. on the matter of setting Science City at Guwahati vide
their letter dated 17.6.2010.
The State Govt. informed that the couple of meetings on the subject have
already been held at State level. Final decision in the matter will be
15 Ministry of Tourism Ministry of Tourism will make a blue During the first 3 years of the 11th Plan Rs.566.10 crore was sanctioned
print for the integrated development to for NER out of which Rs 196.48 crore were released during 2009-2010
tourism for the North East, with
Guwahati as the hub.
16 Ministry of Labour. Central Govt. will assist the Govt. of Assam State skill Development Mission has been constituted under the
Assam in setting up a State Skill chairmanship of Chief Minister.
Development Mission to encourage Skill Development Board has been established under the chairmanship of
employment and skill development Chief Secretary.
among the youth. Skill Development Foundation is proposed to be constituted with active
involvement of industry/ employment association of Assam.