Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal chaired an important cabinet meeting in Janata Bhawan, Guwahati on Wednesday.
The Cabinet approved the Simon Sing Horo Special Scholarship scheme of ₹ 10,000 each to HSLC and HS passed candidates belonging to the Tea Tribe community to further empower students of the community.
Further, the Cabinet approved the Swahid Dayal Das Panika Swaniyojan Achoni of granting one-time financial assistance of ₹ 25,000 to 15,000 youth of the Tea Tribe community.
The Cabinet approved provisions for construction of pucca houses for workers of the Assam Tea Corporation Limited gardens at the cost of ₹ 1.3 lakh per house.
The Cabinet also approved the Swahid Dayal Das Panika Swaniyojan Achoni of granting one-time financial assistance of ₹ 25,000 for 15,000 youth of the Tea Tribe community.
The Cabinet approved amount of ₹ 20,000 each to install solar kits in those PMAY houses which do not have electricity connection.
The Cabinet resolved to increase allotment of agricultural land from 3 bighas to 7 bighas under the Land Policy 2019.