Your email address will not be published. Guwahati: The Assam cabinet today approved a proposal to make Bajali the 34th full-fledged district of Assam. It is the first river island district of India. It is the first river island district of India. The people of Bajali sub-division under Barpeta district have been demanding that the sub-division be upgraded to a district for a long time. On January 26th, 2016, 2 more districts were formed, but due to administrative infrastructure problem these districts are still non-functional. © 2019-20. 233 of these will be run from the state capital; 147 buses have been earmarked to run short distances, while 50 buses will be allocated in different towns; 238 buses will be assigned to cover longer distances. The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of CM Sarbananda Sonowal held earlier in the day. Dispur waiting for nod from Delimitation Commission. Bajali is currently a Civil subdivision under the Barpeta district. Guwahati: The Assam cabinet today approved a proposal to make Bajali the 34th full-fledged district of Assam. GUWAHATI: The Assam government's move to create the new district of 'Bajali' now hangs in the balance as it has not yet received the nod from the Delimitation Commission. Readers like you make Inside Northeast’s work possible. Also watch: Tinsukia: Senior Journalist Parag Bhuyan Dies in an Accident, Also Read: Assam has a strong spiritual, cultural edifice: CM Sarbananda Sonowal. Ltd. We use cookies for analytics, advertising and to improve our site. However, the official declaration will be made on August 15 th, 2020. Bajali is located at around 103 km west of Guwahati. To know more, see our, Nagaon DC's Surprise Visit At District Hospital. Bajali, the civil subdivision of Barpeta district has become the 34 th, district of Assam. To know more, see our, Tinsukia: Senior Journalist Parag Bhuyan Dies in an Accident, Assam has a strong spiritual, cultural edifice: CM Sarbananda Sonowal. You agree to our use of cookies by continuing to use our site. The librarians' remuneration shall now be hiked from Rs 500 to Rs 12,000. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Assam Cabinet that was held earlier today … During Independence, Assam had 13 districts. To support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism, support us HERE. On June 1st, 2004, Baksa district curved out of Barpeta, Nalbari, and Kamrup; on 4 June Chirang district curved out of Barpeta, Bongaigaon; and Kokrajhar and on 14th June Udalguri district curved out of Darrang and Sonitpur; along with Kokrajhar district formed BTAD. There is a mixed reaction among people following the Assam cabinet’s recent decision to upgrade Bajali subdivision to a district. The decision has been taken by the government in a cabinet meeting held at Administrative Staff College today. According to another resolution adopted by the cabinet meet, the last date of VAT return has also been extended. Later, on 15th August 2015, Tarun Gogoi, the Chief Minister of Assam, announced the formation of five new districts in the state, taking the total number from 27 to 32. And more than 100 families of the village have been earning their livelihood by selling their clay-crafts. All rights reserved under Omega Printers & Publishers Pvt. Mentionably, the State Finance Department also sanctioned the creation of 10 posts for the new administrative division. This is despite the fact that the State Cabinet took the decision to upgrade the Bajali Sub-division under Barpeta district on two occasions. The Inside Northeast app HERE for News, Views, and Reviews from Northeast India. Besides, 85 additional posts were also created to pave the path for the proposed district of Bajali. has withdrawn district status of East Kamrup and South Kamrup due to inadequate infrastructure. On 8 August 2020 The Assam cabinet approved a … Earlier, this month, the government had sought No Objection Certificate from the Registrar General of India, which is under Ministry of Home Affairs, to create Bajali a district. Official declaration on August 15. Sources in the General Administration Department (GAD) stated that though it had also moved the Delimitation Commission over the district-formation issue on two separate occasions, there has been no reply from the Central panel. Das Barpeta Phani Pathak Biswanath Kishore Kumar Upadhyay Bongaigaon Bandip […] On August 15th, 2015, the then Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi formed five districts more, for a total of 32 districts. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Do keep following us for news on-the-go. The Central government panel has restricted the creation of administrative entities especially when it is carrying out the exercise to re-constitute the Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies across Assam. The Cabinet today also resolved to form a committee to fix the fees of the private schools in the state. It may be mentioned that before 2015, Assam had 27 districts in total. With the up-gradation of Bajali as a district, 10 officer posts and 85 other posts will be created. The subdivision, created by the British in 1841, is in lower Assam’s Barpeta district. Dennartari village in Bajali district of Lower Assam always wore a cheerful look during the festive season – Durga Puja to Diwali. The five new districts are the following: Biswanath (carved out of Sonitpur); Charaideo (carved out of Sivasagar); Hojai (carved out of Nagaon); South Salmara-Mankachar (carved out of Dhubri); West Karbi Anglong (carved out of Karbi Anglong). It has also been resolved to cross-breed cows and buffaloes brought from outside to improve their quality. Several key decisions were taken in today's Cabinet meeting by the minister; the primary decisions are as follows: At today's meet, the Cabinet decided to increase the remuneration of the honorary librarians. Also Watch: Nagaon DC's Surprise Visit At District Hospital. The districts were Cachar, Darrang, Goalpara, Kamrup, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sivsagar, Jayantia parganas, Garo hills, Lushai hills, Naga hills, Sylhet and NEFA. But as the Census exercise could not be undertaken due to the COVID pandemic, the RGI subsequently relaxed its restriction up to December 31, 2020. All rights reserved under Omega Printers & Publishers Pvt. Here is the full list: District District Prabhari Bajali Rupam Goswami Baksa Jayanta Kr. But this year, the exuberance is totally missing. © 2019-20. On 27 June 2016, one more district was announced by Sarbananda Sonowal, taking the total number from 32 to 33 which is Majuli (carved out of the Northern parts of Jorhat). The sub-divisions of South Kamrup district is now part of Kamrup Rural district. Manipur: Power Supply disconnected from testing center,…, Biswajit Daimary, Emmanuel Mosahary to officially join BJP…, Assam: Himanta Biswa demands BPF to give audits on all funds…, Assam: Michael Deka Phukan appointed as new Deputy…, India in a technical recession for the first time in its…, Assam: Bajali becomes 34th district?