Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Assam CM Sarma rolls out Micro-finance loan waiver scheme in Tinsukia

In a historic move, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma rolled out microfinance loan waivers at Tinsukia today as part of the government’s microfinance loan waiver scheme in the

In a historic move, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma rolled out microfinance loan waivers at Tinsukia today as part of the government’s microfinance loan waiver scheme in the state.

It may be noted that here scheme is aimed at benefiting as many as 24 lakh women in the state.

Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Sarma said that those who were repaying debts until March 31 last year, can seek the assistance of the government to pay the remaining amount.

He however stated that the maximum amount that would be given is Rs 25,000.

Chief Minister Sarma stated that the government is working towards all-around development of the state, right from the grassroots.

He highlighted that the ultimate goal is to take the key services online.

Also Read: Manipur: NPP Chief Conrad Sangma drums up support for candidates

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sarma once again appealed to people to refrain from taking forceful donations or Chanda from businesses as it not only impacts the economy but also affects the reputation of the state.

Chief Minister Sarma, who is on a two-day official visit to eastern Assam, also visited the iconic Dinjoy Satra at Chabua where he paid his obeisance at the holy shrine.

The Assam Chief Minister also visited the Disam Dev Satra at Bandarkhatti in Tinsukia district.

Watch: 

First Published: 4th February, 2022 16:07 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Youth killed over cigarette dispute in Assam’s Doomdooma

In a shocking incident, a youth in Assam’s Doomdooma has been killed over a cigarette. A student of Doomdooma’s Philobari Senior Secondary School was stabbed by a group of miscreants over a cigarette. The incident has been reported from Dumsi village, bordering Arunachal Pradesh. Reportedly, the deceased youth, identified as Raktim Nirmalya, was returning home […]

04th October 2022
Banner
Mega event for Vijayadashami organised in Nehru stadium, Guwahati

Final preparations are afoot at Nehru stadium in Guwahati for the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashami tomorrow. In a first of its kind programme in Assam, a 3D holographic show which will present a live image of Lord Ram has been set up for tomorrow for the Vijaya Dashami and Dussehra rituals. If that was […]

04th October 2022
Banner
Assam origin Faron Medhi crowned Miss Teen USA 2022

An 18-year-old girl, with roots in Assam, has been crowned Miss Teen USA 2022. Faron Medhi, who earned the coveted title in Reno, Nevada on October 1, was born to an Assamese father who hails from Guwahati in Assam. Her father, Gautam Medhi, shifted to the United States in 1989. She was born and raised […]

04th October 2022
Banner
Communal Harmony: Muslim family first to receive Prasad in Sivasagar

The Assamese Muslim family of the Doullahs earlier used to beat the traditional drums in the temple.

03rd October 2022
Banner
Dhubri boat tragedy: Mortal remains of Sanju Das reach native village

The mortal remains of circle officer Sanju Das who lost his life in the tragic boat accident in Assam’s Dhubri were taken to his paternal home in Silchar today. Upon reaching Silchar, the mortal remains were kept at the Circuit House where district administration officials paid their last respects. Following this, the mortal remains were […]

03rd October 2022