HCM Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma Chairs Historic 100th Cabinet Meeting

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
HCM Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma Chairs Historic 100th Cabinet Meeting
Decisive Governance: Hon'ble CM's Leadership Accelerates State's Development
Kharghuli, Assam, August 25, 2023:  In a landmark moment for Assam's governance, Hon'ble Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma led the 100th Cabinet meeting today, marking a significant milestone in the state's administrative journey. The regular weekly meetings, initiated in May 2021, have become a linchpin of swift and people-centric decision-making in Assam.

Reflecting on the journey of these weekly meetings, the Chief Minister stated, "Ever since the first Cabinet meeting on May 11, 2021, we decided that we need to meet weekly to get policies into effect by implementing them for the benefit of the people." The approach has indeed yielded a series of transformative decisions benefitting the state and its citizens.

Key Decisions: A Recap of the Landmark 100th Cabinet Meeting

In this historic 100th Cabinet Meeting, a slew of crucial decisions were made, showcasing the government's dedication to advancing Assam's development:

1. Assam Electronics (Semiconductor, etc.) Policy 2023: Approval for a policy that holds the potential to propel Assam's electronic manufacturing sector.

2. Amendment of Assam Land and Revenue Service Rules, 2015: Changes to these rules for efficient land and revenue management.

3. Assam Mobility of Employees of State Government and Other Establishment (for Optimum Utilization of Available Manpower for Efficiency) Bill, 2023: A bill aimed at optimizing manpower resources for improved efficiency.

4. Lease Agreement with Jenipro Hotels Pvt Ltd.: A move to enhance tourism in Kaziranga National Park while generating employment for local youth.

5. Amendment of Rule 3 of Schedule-1 of the Assam Elementary Education (Provincialisation) Rules 1977: Changes to enhance elementary education.

6. Installation of 2,000 CCTV Cameras across Guwahati: A step toward enhancing security in the capital city.

7. Most Outstanding District Initiative (MODI): Implementation of a district-centric initiative to promote excellence.

8. Amendment of Rule-26 of the ALRR, 1886 (Part-li-Rules): Changes for better land revenue management.

9. The Assam Factories (Amendment) Rules, 2023: Amendments aimed at improving factory regulations.

10. MoU between Assam Police and National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU): Enhancing forensic capabilities.

11. State Contribution for Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme 2.0: Support for beneficiaries.

12. Sanskritik Mahasangram: Approval for a cultural initiative.

13. Draft Assam Rules of Executive Business, 2023: New rules to streamline executive business.

14. Payment of Mobilisation Advance for FY 2023-24: Support for capital investment projects.

The decisions made in this historic meeting underscore the government's commitment to efficient governance, economic growth, and the overall development of Assam. The regularity and effectiveness of these Cabinet meetings have become a cornerstone of the state's policy implementation, showcasing the visionary leadership of Hon'ble CM Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.