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Ghatowar seeks fresh mandate

DoNER minister Pawan Singh Ghatowar filed his nomination papers as Congress candidate in Dibrugarh on Friday.

Accompanied by APCC president Bhubneswar Kalita, MLAs Jibantata Ghaotwar, Raju Sahu and Sushanta Buragohain, Ghaotwar arrived in the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Dibrugarh and filed the nomination papers before the returning officer at 12 noon.

Before that thousands of party workers took Ghatowar at a huge procession in Dibrugarh town in the morning. his supporters told Assam Times that victory of Ghatowar only requires a formal announcement.   

The papers would be scrutinized on Saturday and the last date for withdrawal of nomination is slated for March 23. The polling will take place on April 7.

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Computerization of Land Records launched at Bilasipara

2 Jul 2011 - 6:32pm | SyedaHasnahana

Project Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project was successfully kicked-started at the Circle Office, Bilasipara, on June 30, 2011. In this connection a public meeting was held at the Conference Hall of the Circle Office, Bilasipara on the same day. The Sub-divisional Officer (Civil), Bilasipara, Sri Dhruba Jyoti Das, presided over the said meeting. The Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue), Dhubri, Sri R Barman; the Circle Officer, Dhubri Revenue Circle, Sri M N Baruah; the District Informatics Officer, National Informatics Centre (NIC), Dhubri, Sri Kailash Kalita; the Circle Officer of Bilasipara Revenue Circle, Sri W S Daimari; the Circle Officer of Chapar, Smt. Ashru Moni Malakar; the Circle Officer of Bagribari, Si Anil Chandra Deori; and a sizeable number of general public attended the meeting.

In his welcome speech as president, Sri Dhruba Jyoti Das, the Sub-divisional Officer (Civil), Bilasipara, expressed his utmost pleasure on the introduction of computerized process of generation and maintenance of land records at Circle Office Level. He apprised all those present in the meeting that all the three Circle Offices of the sub-division are fully equipped with the infrastructure, technical support and expertise which are the essential pre-requisite for the introduction of Project Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project.

It a may be mentioned that the pilot project for Computerization of Land Records was implemented in Sonitpur district in the year 2003. Furthermore, it can also be added that in February, 2007, the Department of Revenue and Disaster Management, Assam, had approached the Department of Land Records, Government of India, for sanction of fund for statewide rollout of the land records computerization under “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project. The Department of Land Records, Government of India, sanctioned Rs. 8.81 crore for statewide rollout of the land records computerization.

The Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue), Dhubri, Sri R Barman, formally inaugurated Project Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project in this meeting. In his speech, Sri R Barman apprised all those present in the meeting that the project is named after the Dharitree Software installed for the purpose of maintaining and generating computerized land records. Sri Barman added that the Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Assam, under this project aims at computerizing the process of generation and maintenance of land records in the State. He further added that there will be a gradual replacement of manual records by computerized ones, besides this, almost all the activities of the Circle Offices will be automated and in time, will be linked up in real time with the District and State Head Quarters.

The Circle Officer, Dhubri Revenue Circle, Sri M N Baruah and the District Informatics Officer, Sri Kailash Kalita, in their respective lectures threw light on the function, advantages and future prospects of the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project. In may be mentioned that as the first initiation, a few copies of computer generated Jamabandi or Record of Rights (RoR) were formally distributed in the meeting amongst their concerned pattadars.

In his concluding speech, Sri Dhruba Jyoti Das, the Sub-divisional Officer (Civil), Bilasipara expressed his hope that the implementation of the Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project in the Circle Offices is sure to bring a sea change in the land records management system. He added that it is definitely going to improve the quality of services to the citizens by facilitating easy access to Records of Right (RoR) information, reducing procedural delays, enabling faster delivery of services.

Syeda Hasnahana
Sub-Divisional Information & Public Relations Officer

Govt confirms blast toll goes up to 77

31 Oct 2008 - 6:59pm | editor

The death toll in Assam’s serial blasts has gone up to 77 on Friday with 11 more people succumbing to their injuries overnight.

Confirming this official sources here said eight people died in Guwahati, which now alone accounts for 41 deaths. Three others succumbed to their injuries in Barpeta taking the toll there to 15.

Our Kokrajhar correspondent informs that the death toll in Kokrajhar remained at 21.

Although its is widely believed to be the handiwok of the HuJi terrorists along with other jehadi outfits, police do not rule out the hand of ULFA behind the serial blasts.

Home ministry sources said some northeast groups having "external linkages could have done it an apparent reference to HuJI.

Assam police sources here also suspect involvement of the Bangladesh-based HuJi militants.

37th Bn, SSB imparts training on goat rearing

13 Sep 2018 - 7:19am | Shajid Khan

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.