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Govt Working Unwaveringly To Realise ‘Minimum Government – Maximum Governance’: Assam CM

GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the Assam government is working unwaveringly to realize Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of “Minimum Government – Maximum Governance”. ;

Sarma ceremonially launched four different initiatives of the state government in a bid to make government services more people-friendly, hassle-free and transparent in a program held at Assam Administrative Staff College in Guwahati on Monday.

Sarma said that the state government has unleashed efforts to bring about far-reaching changes in the administration by way of optimum utilization of technological interventions since coming to power.

Sarma further said that the state government abolished police verification for appointment in government service with a view to boosting people’s faith in the government.

He said that around 53 thousand people, applying online for learner license within 22 days of the launch of online learner license facility from home by the state government was a very promising development and soon this service would be extended in case of trade license also.

The chief minister also informed that all land-related matters would be settled through an online system in a phased manner in the state.

Sarma launched a portal for online registration of unemployed youths in the employment exchanges under the skill, employment and entrepreneurship department, an e-ticketing system for Majuli-Jorhat Ferry Service under inland water transport, Chief Minister’s Covid Relief Scheme for drivers, conductors and handymen of inter-district buses under transport department and distribution of toolkits to bamboo artisans of the state under industries and commerce department.

The portal launched by the chief minister for online registration in the employment exchanges would help unemployed youth to register their names in an easy and trouble-free manner through AADHAR seeding and without visiting the employment exchanges.

However, youth who do not have AADHAR can also register their names in offline mode by physically visiting the employment exchanges till March 1, 2022.

The AMTRON developed an Android-based e-ticketing system launched for Majuli-Jorhat Ferry Service would be applicable in other major ferry routes also.

However, this will be done in a phased manner.

On the other hand, Chief Minister’s Covid Relief Scheme for drivers, conductors and handymen launched today is aimed at extending a helping hand to the persons engaged in inter-district bus services who faced great hardship in their livelihood during Covid times.

The drivers, conductors and handymen can avail the benefit by registering their names with the Transport Department for which the chief minister launched a web portal on Monday.

Meanwhile, the distribution of toolkits to bamboo artisans launched by the chief minister to promote bamboo-based industry would cover 772 artisans of the state.

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