37th Bn, SSB imparts training on goat rearing
UDALGURI: In a bid to resolve the unemployment among educated youths and open up self-employment and entrepreneurship oppurtunities for being financially independent. The 37th Bn, Sasastra Seema Bal(SSB) Mangaldoi initiated a 10 day long self employment training cum awareness programme on Goat rearing under RSETI (Rural self employment training institution), Udalguri for the Indo-Bhutan border populace. Four selected youths from bordering area are participating in the training, which have been sponsored by 37th Bn, SSB Mangaldoi. The training programme inaugurated by Joint Area Organizer, AO SSB Udalguri,Prasenjit Koch in presence of Offg. Commandant 37th Bn SSB,MD Tamang;Tapan Basumatary, Director, and Sr. Assistant RESTI, Udalguri,Tapan Basumatary and Jitu Deka respectively. Speaking on the occasion, the Joint Area Organizer,SSB,Prasenjit Koch advised them to rear genetically modified cross breeds to start giat farming as a viable income generating option. "Sustained efforts are being taken by the government to attain perceptible change in economic growth of the State by boosting self-employment and entrepreneurship in the sector." Koch said. He also assured the youths that more such skill development training would be organized under various flagship programme of Govt. of India like Antyodaya Yojna, NRLM, Gramin Koushal Yojna in the near future.
29 Mar 2015 - 4:38pm | AT News
The emergence of three new political parties is likely to mar the existing poll prospect of the opposition parties if the poll experts are to be believed.
Poll experts told Assam Times that LDP, GMSS and AAP would divide the anti-Congress votes where AGP and BJP would be the worst sufferers.
“AGP and BJP are worried over the poll prospects after the emergence of AAP, LDP and GMSS. All the three parties are likely to pull anti-Congress votes in the assembly polls early next year,” said Ranjit Saikia, a poll expert in Guwhati.
According to Saikia, “AAP will woo the young generation voters while the Akhil Gogoi-led government will woo the countrymen. Over the years, these votes have been percolating benefit for AGP. That’s why, GMSS is a big challenge for AGP.”
Dr GC Das, a political expert told Assam Times that LDP would lure a considerable chunk of voters in the urban areas. These voters are not averse to BJP in power. They are interested in LDP led by former BJP leader Pradyut Bora. “BJP has reasons to be worried over its poll prospect. Panchayat poll prospect has hardly any reflection in the assembly or parliamentary polls,”said Dr Das.
“Apart from the young voters, a considerable number of AGP and BJP supporters are likely to go with the Aam Admi Party in search of change in the political landscape,” said Deepa Dey, a student of JNU in Delhi who has been doing extensive studies on the election.
Another poll expert AK Bora has predicted poll prospect for the ruling Congress. He said,” the division in the anti Congress votes would be a great advantage for Congress to retain power for the fourth consecutive terms.
14 Oct 2014 - 8:28am | AT News
A two day long political convention gets underway in Guwahati on Tuesday is expected to refurbish the image of the Asom Gana Parishad which faced defeats in the last couple of Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.
Noted litterateur and journalist Hoomen Borgohain opened the first session at Machkhowa ITA Centre at 2-30 in the afternoon where the speakers after speakers outlined the importance of regionalism.
On Wednesday, noted intellectual Dr Hiren Gohain is scheduled to open the session at 10 in the morning where the party will expect an action plan to revive the party.
Former Asom Sahitya Sabha president and Agradoot Editor Kanaksen Deka will open the third and last session at 3 in the afternoon seeking suggestions from the people, party and organizations revive the party.
The party leaders have already invited over 500 guests to this convention a year ahead of the 2016 assembly polls.
17 May 2016 - 8:23am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Promod Boro, president of the ABSU has been eyed good governance through the new government which would be formed after May 19 by anyone of the party in the state.
He said that the students union backed UPP party to meet good governance and change of society in the region, which had contested in 14 seats in the region. The new government by whom it would be formed should do welfare
for the common publics and take stern steps to the implementation of the promises during the elections . He also said several issues including Bodoland separate state
, bringing of social uplift among all sections of communities should be implemented through adopting people's welfare
agendas in the state
during the next government in the state