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					                                                    Status as on 30th September, 2010

                               PM’S ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ASSAM. ON 21st and 22nd NOVEMBER, 2004


S.No.        Ministry/                          items                                                    Status
         Department Item
 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
                                                                                 increased.



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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
                                                                             Fulfilled.
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



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                                                                           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
    Section)
                                                                            Minister on 19th February, 2009.
                                                                           The Centre has been handed over to Govt. of Assam.
                                                                           Fulfilled.

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



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                                                                       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;


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                                                                 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.



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                                                                      Electricity connections to 276112 BPL households have been
                                                                       released.

                                                                      Individual entrepreneurs as franchisees have been installed in
                                                                       2463 villages.

                                                                      Funds have been released to the tune of Rs. 1100.15 crore to
                                                                       Assam.
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
                                                                       project.
                                                                      Fulfilled.

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$6,090,561.90 was cancelled by
                                                                       ADB and thereby reduced the loan amount to US$
                                                                       173,909,438.10.
            -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



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                                                                    5.1.2009.
                                                                   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
                                                                    26.11.2009..
                                                                   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.



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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.



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                           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
                                                                             March 2012.
                                                                           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.
     Finance.              received.

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
                                                                              17.12.2004 respectively.
                                                                             Fulfilled.
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
     Banking Division


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


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            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
            reduce delays
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.
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                                              Status as on 30th September, 2010

                         PM’S ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ASSAM ON 16 & 17 JANUARY, 2006.

S.No.       Ministry/              Item                                                       Status
           Department
  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
                                                              Kokrajhar Project.
                                                          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
          Division)                                        Govt.
                                                          The State Government has neither submitted the revised proposal, nor responded
                                                           to repeated reminders in this respect as yet.

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  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).



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                                                 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
                                                  Scheme.
                                                 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
                                                  been awarded.
                                                 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.


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        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
                                                                   w.e.f 28.06.2007.
                                                                  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
                         years.
                         (Telephone)
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.


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      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
                        Water)
 9    Ministry of Water Early launch of North There is no consensus on this among states of Arunachal & Assam.
      Resources         East Water Resources
                        Authority (NEWRA)
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
                                                     2010.
                                                   Scheduled date for completion: Emergent Works in June 2010 and Regular Works in
                                                     March 2012.
                                                   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
                         Industrial          Training
                         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)



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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.
                                   Factory set up.
                                   Production commenced.
                                   27000 sleepers have been manufactured so far. (Outside NER)
                                   Fulfilled.




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                                                  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.



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                          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
                                                                                 temporary campus.
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


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                                                                            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,
                                                                           2010.
                                                                         Completed 20.20%
8   Department of        In schemes in the areas of rural water          Under Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme (ARWSP) the



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     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
                                                                               Division..

12   Department of Higher (i) The Government of India will set up             Selection of land for 14 Innovation Universities including one at



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          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
                                                                               Resource Development.

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
                                                                              intimated soon.
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.

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