• Demonetisation: Note ban caused 35% job loss, 50% dip in revenue
Demonetisation: Note ban caused 35% job loss, 50% dip in revenue.
10 Jan, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The All India Manufacturers’ Organisation (AIMO) in a report said that India has suffered a 35% loss in jobs and 50% dip in revenue after the first 34 days of demonetization drive by the Centre....

  •  Assam govt to build toilets in tea garden areas
Assam govt to build toilets in tea garden areas.
20 Dec, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal has said, Assam government will reactivate the defunct skill development centres in tea garden areas for generating employment.   In a series of tweets, Sonowal......

  • Govt launches new income declaration scheme 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana'
Govt launches new income declaration scheme 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana'.
17 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) comes into effect today. Any unaccounted cash or deposit in a bank account can be disclosed under the scheme before April 1, 2017. The PMKGY provides for...

  •  No need to rush to banks in initial days for replacing currency as govt has given enough time: FM Arun Jaitley
No need to rush to banks in initial days for replacing currency as govt has given enough time: FM Arun Jaitley.
10 Nov, 2016. \\ National.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that demonetisation of 500 and 1000 rupee notes will have an impact on small purchases for a few days, but it is beneficial in long run.   He said......

  • Deposits above Rs 2.5 lakh to invite penalty on income mismatch
Deposits above Rs 2.5 lakh to invite penalty on income mismatch.
10 Nov, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

The Government has warned that the cash deposits above 2 lakh 50 thousands rupees threshold under the 50-day window can attract tax plus a 200 percent penalty in case of income mismatch, said Revenue ...

  • Sonowal reviews progress of works under Revenue and Disaster Management departments
Sonowal reviews progress of works under Revenue and Disaster Management departments.
4 Nov, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday reviewed progress of works under Revenue and Disaster Management departments. Top officials of the departments attended the meeting, sources said.......

  •  Assam government suspends five DTOs for their involvement in corrupt practices
Assam government suspends five DTOs for their involvement in corrupt practices.
11 Sep, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Assam Transport department has suspended five district transport officers (DTOs) and served show-cause notices to three DTOs on the instruction of Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary.   The DTO...

  • Assam Revenue department to provide land to 30,000 families who lost lands due to erosion
Assam Revenue department to provide land to 30,000 families who lost lands due to erosion.
10 Sep, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has instructed Revenue department to provide land to 30 thousand families who lost lands due to erosion.   An official release said, among the affected f......