Assam Cabinet takes slew of important decisions
The Assam Cabinet on Wednesday held a cabinet meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
The Cabinet decided that the final decision to conduct the board exams will be taken by the state education department on June 18.
It may be mentioned that 4 new Forensic Laboratories at Assam Medical College and Hospital at Dibrugarh, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Tezpur Medical College and Hospital, and Bongaigaon Civil Hospital will be set up.
A decision was taken to empower the Social Welfare Department to buy rice directly from the Food Corporation of India (FCI) for Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) under ICDS to reduce costs.
The Cabinet approved the statutes of Madhabdev University at Narayanpur, Bhattadev University at Bajali, Pathsala, Birangana Sati Sadhani State University at Golaghat, and Rabindranath Tagore University at Hojai for facilitating smooth functioning.
Home Isolation for COVID-19 patients who do not have a separate accommodation facility at home will not be allowed.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)
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