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Amguri MLA Pradip Hazarika Gets Cabinet Status

The state cabinet of Assam has decided to make Amguri MLA Pradip Hazarika a state minister. This decision was taken at the cabinet meeting held in Bongaigaon.

Amguri MLA Pradip Hazarika Gets Cabinet Status

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: Pradip Hazarika, the AGP MLA representing the Amguri Constituency has been given Cabinet status. Hazarika will lead a committee formed to free the areas of various Satras, which are under encroachment.

In order to liberate the satra land in the state, a three-member committee has been formed by the state cabinet. Pradip Hazarika is set to spearhead this committee and its other two members are MLAs Mrinal Saikia and Rupak Sarma respectively.

Both these MLA's are also set to become state ministers in an announcement made by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

On January 5, 2022, the upcoming state cabinet meeting is scheduled to take place at Haflong in the Dima Hasao district.

In another decision made by the state cabinet, state government employees, who wish to visit their parents, would be granted leave on January 6-7. More than 25 lakh e-tendering would be there according to the state cabinet.

A Youth Commission has been formed so as to assist those youth who are unemployed and who have studied in mother languages by the state government. This move aims to help them to secure jobs and get admission to medical and engineering colleges.

A trust has also been established with the sole objective of providing support to those families who have lost their loved ones during the Assam Agitation, stated CM Sarma. The Trust has been termed as Trust for Welfare for Victims of Assam Agitation and Their Family. This noble initiative will commence with a fund of Rs 500 crore and the fund amount will be increased later.

The time period of possession for getting land patta in towns has been reduced to 10 years from 20 years in a decision made by the state cabinet.

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