Interview for 44 Assistant Professor Posts in Assam University is scheduled to be held in Kolkata, West Bengal. The same question arises again – Assam has no infrastructure, human resource and experts to conduct an Interview?
The Barak Valley, which wants to separate from the state, has always had a strained relationship with the Brahmaputra Valley.
There are two institutions of higher education born out of the signing of the Assam Accord, namely the Tezpur Central University and the Assam University in Silchar.
After signing of the Assam Accord in 1985, a number of measures were taken to protect, preserve and promote cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people envisaged in Clause 6 of the Accord.
These measures included establishment of Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra complex with a financial support of Rs 20.35 crore; modernisation and upgrade of Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio Society in Guwahati; financial assistance of Rs 69.45 crore to 359 satras of Assam; financial assistance of Rs 10 crore for 14 historical monuments for their protection, preservation and development; establishment of an autonomous institution billed Anundoram Borooah Institute of Language Art and Culture Assam (ABILAC) with the aim to research and development of indigenous languages, art and culture of the State and establishment of two Central universities at Tezpur and Silchar.