Chief Ministers of Assam

1. Gopinath Bordoloi 11 February, 1946 to 6 August, 1950 Indian National Congress
2. Bishnu Ram Medhi 9 August, 1950 to 27 December, 1957 Indian National Congress
3. Bimala Prasad Chaliha 28 December, 1957 to 6 November, 1970 Indian National Congress
4. Mohendra Mohan Choudhury 11 November 1970 to 30 January 1972 Indian National Congress
5. Sarat Chandra Sinha 31 January 1972 to 12 March 1978 Indian National Congress
6. Golap Borbora 12 March 1978 to 4 September 1979 Janata Party
7. Jogendra Nath Hazarika 9 September 1979 to 11 December 1979 Assam Janata Dal
8. Anowara Taimur 6 December 1980 to 30 June 1981 Indian National Congress
9. Kesab Chandra Gogoi 13 January 1982 to 19 March 1982 Indian National Congress
10. Hiteswar Saikia 27 February 1983 to 23 December 1985 Indian National Congress
11. Prafulla Kumar Mahanta 24 December 1985 to 28 November 1990 Asom Gana Parishad
12. Hiteswar Saikia 30 June 1991 to 22 April 1996 Indian National Congress
13. Bhumidhar Barman 22 April 1996 to 14 May 1996 Indian National Congress
14. Prafulla Kumar Mahanta 15 May 1996 to 17 May 2001 Asom Gana Parishad
15. Tarun Kumar Gogoi 17 May 2001 to 14 May 2006 Indian National Congress
16. Tarun Kumar Gogoi 14 May 2006 to till date Indian National Congress

India and ADB sign $26 Million Loan Agreement for Additional…

The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed here today in New Delhi a $26 Million Loan Agreement to provide additional financing for improving drainage infrastructure in Dibrugarh town of Assam under the ongoing Assam Urban Infrastructure Investment Program. The ongoing Loan of $51 Million under the Program is helping to...

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Shri Rajnath Singh to inaugurate BOLD–QIT project along international  border…

          The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the project BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) under CIBMS (Comprehensive Integrated Border Management system) on India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri District of Assam tomorrow.    Border Security Force is responsible for...

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Numligarh Refinery Assam capacity to be expanded from 3 MMTPA…

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the project for capacity expansion of Numaligarh Refinery from 3 MMTPA (Million Metric Tonne Per Annum) to 9 MMTPA.  It involves...

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Introduction of a Bill further to amend the Constitution (Scheduled…

  1.  Gist of Bill: On the basis of recommendation of State of Assam, it is proposed to amend the Schedule to the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 relating to Assam, to grant Scheduled Tribe status to the communities, namely, Chutiya  Matak  Moran Koch...

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Union Home Minister introduces the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 in…

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh introduced the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha today. The Bill seeks to facilitate acquisition of citizenship by six identified minority communities namely Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from Afghanistan,...

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PM to visit Manipur and Assam on January 4, 2019…

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Manipur and Assam on 4th January 2019. In Manipur, Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay foundation stones for several projects and schemes. He will unveil the plaque to mark the inauguration of various...

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Cabinet approves high level committee to implement Clause 6 of…

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved the setting up of a High Level Committee for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord and measures envisaged in the Memorandum of Settlement, 2003 and other...

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Enforcing NRC in States other than Assam

The NRC 1951 in Assam is being updated under the provisions of Citizenship Act, 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003.  The applications for preparation of NRC in Assam were invited in...

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Silk Production in Assam

          Assam is the third largest silk producing state in the country, having potential for production of 3 varieties of silk (mulberry, eri and muga), sharing around 15% of country’s total raw silk production. Muga silk of Assam is the...

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The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB)…

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $60 Million Loan Agreement here today in New Delhi to continue financing riverbank protection works, renovation of flood embankments, and community-based flood risk management activities in critically flood-prone...

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