Assam Cabinet: New job policy; land policy adopted

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Assam Cabinet: New job policy; land policy adopted

           Following to the Assam Cabinet meeting held on Monday, the government of Assam has decided not to give Government jobs to persons having more than two children. The important decision was taken on Monday evening that also adopted new land policy, which will give three bighas of agricultural land to landless indigenous people and half a bigha for constructing a house.

         However, the new job policy adopted will start its effect from January 1,2021 as per the small family norm, as stated by the CM Sarbananda Snowal’s Public Relation cell.

     “The Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam” which specified that job candidates with two children only will be eligible for government employment was passed earlier in Assam Assembly in September 2017.

    While, the New Land Policy adopted will give three bighas of land to landless indigenous people.

    Addressing the media, the CMO also stated that, the landless indigenous will also be offered half a bigha to construct a house which cannot be sold for 15 years.

 

News Desk, NE India

 

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