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The Assam government in its bid to reduce carbon emission, has decided to procure 200 electric and 100 CNG buses. These buses will be put into service in Guwahati city.
Some other actions which will be taken by the Assam government are to provide one-time financial assistance of Rs 10000 to inter-district bus drivers and handymen who have been hit hard by COVID-19-induced lockdown. The government will also provide Rs 15,000 to temple priests and naamghorias. It will also start implementing National Educational Policy from April 2022, under which high schools be upgraded to senior secondary school and junior colleges.
Also, under the Orunodoi Scheme, the financial assistance will be enhanced from Rs 830 to Rs 1,000 from September 10.