No more queuing at employment exchange; Registration to go ‘online’


Guwahati: The Assam Cabinet on Wednesday determined to eliminate the current time-consuming ‘offline’ registration of job aspirants at employment exchange office and to opt for starting online registration.

Addressing the media, Information and Public Relation minister, Pijush Hazarika on Thursday said, “The government has taken the decision of registering in the employment exchange through online mode for the convenience of the candidates,”

Earlier on May 11, the first cabinet of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government formed a committee to nominate 1 lakh youths to government jobs as promised in the elections.

Creation of one lakh jobs in the state my March 2022 was once a part of the 10 broad commitments made by Assam BJP right through election campaigns in the state.

The Cabinet held on Wednesday made some major decisions which have been not delivered the previous day. Hazarika today announced those decisions in a press convention.

The Cabinet has determined to rename Gaoburhas (head of the village) as Gaon Pradhans from now on.

It has also determined to allocate 180 bighas of land to Dhalpur Shiv Temple in Darrang district and also to approve the cow protection invoice.

Minister Pijush Hazarika said, “We have marked 30 years as the minimum age for the Gao Pradhan position and 65 will be the maximum age of a person.”

“180 bighas of land has also been allocated to Dhalpur Shiv Temple in view of its preservation and turning it into a tourist spot,” Hazarika added.

In addition, a new state university Sri Sri Aniruddha Dev Sports University can be presented in this meeting, informed the minister.

He also said that bonafide citizens, not habitual encroachers, fell victim to natural calamities and residing in government lands, which are eligible for allotment, will receive government assistance.

Assam government will also carry out expenses of those officers who have to visit other Northeastern states for cases related to border dispute.

The Bodoland/ Assam / India / International


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