Assam cabinet decides to remove Rajiv Gandhi’s name from

Assam cabinet decides to remove Rajiv Gandhi’s name from
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Assam cupboard decides to take away Rajiv Gandhi’s title from Orang nationwide park

The Assam Cabinet on Wednesday determined to rename Rajiv Gandhi National Park, additionally a Tiger reserve, as Orang National Park.

Taking cognisance of the Adivasi and tea tribe neighborhood’s calls for, the Cabinet has determined to rename Rajiv Gandhi National Park as Orang National Park, authorities spokesperson and Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika stated at a media briefing after the assembly.

Covering an space of 79.28 sq km, it was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1985, and a nationwide park in 1999.

Located on the north financial institution of the Brahmaputra in Darrang and Sonitpur districts, the nationwide park is understood for wild animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Rhinos, Pgmy Hog, and wild elephants.

Among different choices, the Cabinet authorised sanction of Rs 660 crore as COVID-related expenditure to the Deputy Commissioners of various districts.

The Cabinet held its assembly for the primary time on the new State Guest House at Koinadhara which had earlier served because the official residence of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi.

The Council of Ministers additionally determined to provide, below the ‘Prarthana’ Scheme, an quantity of Rs 1 lakh as a one-time grant to the following of kin of over 6,500 individuals who died of COVID-19, Hazarika stated.

The Guardian Ministers of every district will hand over the quantity to the beneficiaries on the start anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October2.

The Cabinet additionally determined to nominate International boxer Jamuna Boro and International archer Champion Sanjay Boro as Excise Inspectors. They will likely be given appointment letters on September 3, on the birthday of Assam’s first Arjun Awardee Bhogeswar Baruah. 

(With PTI inputs)

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