GUWAHATI: The new sub committee on Implementation of Assam Accord had its first meeting in Guwahati on Thursday with minister Atul Bora leading it.
All Assam Students Union (AASU) president Dipanka Kumar Nath said the sub committee will prepare a roadmap for implementation of all the clauses of the 36-year old accord.
“We discussed issues to be addressed by the state government as well as those to be addressed by the Ministry of Home Affairs,” Nath added.
He said the sub committee will submit their report within three months.
On October 1, the Assam government had formed an eight-member panel to prepare a framework for implementation of all the clauses of the Assam Accord.
Thursday’s meeting was also attended by state finance minister Ajanta Neog, AASU chief advisor Samujjal Kumar Bhattacharyya, general secretary Sankar Jyoti Baruah and others.
Later, taking to Twitter, Atul Bora said, “Held a meeting with senior officials of Implementation of Assam Accord and other departments in Guwahati. Assessed works of various projects set up under the historic Assam Accord to protect and preserve the state’s cultural heritage and accelerate economic development.”
Bora also said they assessed the works of various projects set up under the Assam Accord.
“Issues related to the further development of Jyoti Chitrabon Film Studio, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Govt Film & Television Institute, Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Numaligarh Refinery Ltd, Ashok Paper Mill and other industries were discussed,” he tweeted.
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