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Government Of Assam Implementation of Assam Accord

Major Projects & Activities under Assam Accord
  • Establishment of the Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra for preservation, promotion and upliftment of culture of the people of Assam under Clause 6 of the historic Assam Accord. The total area of the campus is 10.28 hectares at Panjabari, Guwahati.
  • The Modernisation of the Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio at Kahilipara, Guwahati. This Film Studio will become a Film Hub of the entire North-East Region. 
  • Rs. 21.00 Crore has been granted as financial assistance to 219 Nos. of Satras of Assam.
  • Rs. 7.00 crores have been provided as financial assistance for 11 Nos. historical monuments so far for their protection, preservation and development.
  • Archaeological Survey of India has taken up the protection, preservation and development of 5 monuments. These are

    (i) Singri Temple’s ruins

    (ii) Urvarshi Archaeological Site

    (iii) Poa-Mecca, Hajo

    (iv) Kedar Temple, Hajo and

    (v) Hayagriva Madhava Temple, Hajo.

  • The Executive Council of the Jawaharlal Nehru University has resolved to approve the establishment of an Assamese Chair in the Centre of Indian Language, Literature and Culture Studies of the University. The matter is being taken up with the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • An Autonomous Institution namely Anandaram Borooah Institute of Language Art & Culture Assam(ABILAC) has been established  on 12thDecember,1989 with the Financial Assistance from Govt. of Assam. The Institute is pursing Research for the development of Indigenous Language. Art and Culture of the State. Besides this, the Directorate of Higher Education providing annual grants to the following Voluntary Organizations for upliftment of the Language, Art and Culture in  their respective field. The list of Voluntary Organizations involves are as follows:- 

    (1) Indian Art History Congress,

    (2) Assam Sahitya Sabha,

    (3) Assam Science Society,

    (4) Institute  of Adv. Study in Science & Technology,

    (5) Central Tai Academy, Patsaku,

    (6) Sadou Asom Lekhika Samaroah Samity,

    (7) Tai Sahitya Sabha,

    (8) Manipuri Sahitya Parishad,

    (9) Dimasa Sahitya Sabha,

    (10) Assam Academy of Mathematics,

    (11) Borak Upatyaka Bonga O Sahitya Sanmilan,

    (12) South East Asia Ramayani Research Centre,

    (13) Karbi Lame T Amei (Karbi Sahitya Sabha),

    (14) Nepali Sahitya Parishad,

    (15) Rabha Academy,

    (16) Kamrup Sanskrit Sanjivani Sabha,

    (17) Kamrup Anusandhan Samity,

    (18) Purnakant Buragbohain Institute,

    (19) Institute of Tai Studies.

  • The different political parties, Sahitya Sabhas, Youth organizations, All Assam Student Union and reputed N.G.O’s are requested to furnish their views/ suggestions for preparation of definition of “Assamese Peoples” in the meeting held time to time. Besides a few organizations, the views and suggestion from all organization are not received. The matter is under the consideration of Cabinet Sub-Committee at present.
  • Construction of Rail-cum-Road Bridge over river Brahmaputra near Bogibeel with link lines North & Sourth Banks about 73 Km. (National project) including 5 Km. of Bridge for an estimated amount of Rs. 4996.19 Crore in the year of inclusion in the Budget 1997-98. Overall financial Progress is 85.61% and Physical Progress is 81.84%. Targeted date of completion of the project is March, 2018.
  • Numaligarh Refinery Limited was dedicated to the nation by the erstwhile Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri A. B. Vajpayee on 9th July, 1999. NRL has been able to display creditable performance since commencement of commercial production in October, 2000. With its concern, commitment and contribution to socio-economic development of the state combined with a track record of continuous growth, NRL has been conferred the status of Mini Ratna PSU.
  • For revival of Ashok Paper Mill the signatory of the Assam Accord, i.e. All Assam Student Union and Govt. of India has been requested to furnish their grievances/comments in respect of setup the Jute/Coconut based Industry at the site of Ashok Paper Mill as being stake holder of Assam Accord to furnish the grievances/comments if any in this regard in respect of Hon’ble Gauhati High Court’s order Dtd. 27-11-2014 passed in WP(C) No. 3667/2008 for the purpose. But till date we have not received any grievances/comments as sought for. Further, Industries & Commerce Deptt. informed that it could not be viable even after a number of attempts and the project had been dropped. For setting up of alternative industries like Jute & Coconut based/Paper Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry etc., Industries & Commerce Deptt. communicated with some agencies, but there is no decision on how to utilize the land of the Mill. Meanwhile, a proposal of Assam Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) Ltd. for utilization of the land of APM (A) Ltd. at the Mill site at Jogighopa for development of Integrated Industrial Cluster Projects with APM is under consideration of the Government.
    The Managing Director, APM forwarded the proposal of AIDC Ltd. for utilization of the land of APM(A) Ltd. at the Mill site at Jogighopa for development of Integrated Industrial Cluster Projects by AIDC Ltd. with APM, for consideration of the Government and the matter is under process. However final decision has not yet been taken.
  • The Shil Ghat Jute Mill has been reopened from 1st January 1986.
  • The total length of Indo-Bangladesh Border is 280.06 K.M out of this 208.65 Km of Fencing work has already been completed. 71.41 Km Fencing works still have to be done. Out of this 6.5 Km length is Land area and rest is Riverine/Char/Bridge and Culverts. Bridges & Culverts area of 3.696 Km is still of open area. Out of 6.5 Km of land area, 3.5 Km is under Karimganj Town area, discussion is going on in between BSF and BGB for settle of dispute. The land acquisition process is going on for remaining 3.00 Km under Karimganj District at Latitila-Dumabari area and after completion of this process, the work will be started.
  • Assam Gas Cracker Project – (BCPL) at Lepatkata, Dibrugarh has been inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 5th February, 2016.
  • IIT has already been established in North Guwahati along with two Central Universities Namely Tezpur University, Tezpur and Assam University at Silchar.  Besides these, for the development of Gauhati University and Dibrugarh University, necessary fund has also been provided. Moreover, State Govt. has established another 4 (Four) State Universities namely :- (1) K.K. Handique State Open University, (2) Bodoland University, (3) Cotton College State University, (4) Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit & Ancient Study  University for the Development of Higher Education. Rs.198.82 Lakhs has already been provided for 6(Six) Nos. sof State Universities for their infrastructural development during 2001-02 to 2015-2016.
  • The up-gradation of Guwahati Medical College & Hospital to the level of a Super-Specialty Hospital is under progress.
    For the riverine and Char area feasibility study and examination is going on to seal these area using “High tech Physical & Non Physical barrier” technology by Govt. of India.
    Flood lighting works has already been completed by CPWD, IBBFLD and work in progress under APDCL for Electricity Service connection to the flood lights installed. (Action: CPWD, IBBFLD/APDCL).
    At present 94 Border Out Post (BOPs) under BSF are existing in the Assam Bangladesh Border.
  • Land administration in the Protected Belts and Blocks in Assam is administered as per provisions of Chapter X of the Assam land and Revenue Regulation 1886 and Rules framed there under. Steps had taken for removal of encroachment.
  • The Assam Alienation of Land (Regulation) Act 1980 restricts the acquisition of immovable property by foreigners in Assam.
    The implementation of Clause 10 and 11 is a continuous process. Eviction is being carried out time to time in Forest land, PGR, VGR and other Govt. land.
  • Birth and Death Registers are duly maintained by Health & Family Welfare Department (Under Clause-12).
  • For effective rehabilitation of the victims of Assam Agitation and their family members, the department have established a trust under the name & style of “Assam Agitation Victims Welfare Trust”. The government has already sanctioned Rs.5.00 crore.
  • A project namely Swahid Smarak Kshetra, in the memory of the martyrs of Assam agitation at Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati has been taken up by the Govt. of Assam with budget provision in the PWD (B) Department. The construction is expected to be completed in June, 2023.
  • Publication of first, second and third volume of “অসম আন্দোলনৰ তথ্যকোষ” (A data book on Assam Agitation) has been completed. The second and third volume of the data book on Assam Agitation was launched on 10th December, 2021 i.e, on the day of Swahid Divas. For fourth and fifth volume, the process of printing is going on at Govt. Press.
Major Projects & Activities under Assam Accord