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Major Cabinet decisions

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GUWAHATI, July 22 - The State Cabinet today took some major decisions, which included procurement and distribution of free sugar to the tea garden beneficiaries under ANNA Scheme at 2 kg per family per month.

Through the Assam Municipal Amendment Act, educational qualifications has been set for Ward Commissioners � Class 12 pass for general category candidates, Class 10 for SC/ST/OBC category. Besides, two child norm and household toilet is essential for the candidates.

An international trade centre for Agar Tree will be set up at Golaghat.

The Cabinet also approved 3-year exemption on levy of cess on green leaves for big tea gardens.

It also gave its nod for a new syllabus for APSC examination in line with UPSC exam.

Also, there will be reservation of 80 per cent in managerial and supervisory and 90 per cent in non-managerial cadre in State PSUs and industries availing benefits from State Government.

Under the New Assam State Industrial Policy, 2019, power subsidy at Rs 2 per unit will be given for a period of 5 years subject to a maximum of Rs 50 lakh per annum. The policy also has provision of 50 per cent generating subsidy upto Rs 20 lakh, exemption of stamp duty up to 100 per cent up to Rs 25 lakh, 75 per cent subsidy on technology transfer subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10 lakh and financial assistance to MSME at 30 per cent subsidy, subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh.

The Cabinet also approved Rs. 50,000 subsidy to the higher education loans.

The number of wards in Guwahati Municipal Corporation has been increased to 60.

The honorarium for GP Member has been hiked from Rs. 1500 to Rs 2000, AP Member from Rs. 2500 to Rs. 3000 and ZP Member from 3500 to Rs. 4000.

The Cabinet also approved the New Film Policy approved under which Rs. 25 lakh subsidy will be given for films whose production cost is Rs. 1 crore. Films honoured with National Award will get Rs 1 crore and those nominated for Oscar Rs 2 crore. Moreover, a corpus fund will be created collecting Rs. 1 from each ticket sold for the welfare of artistes.

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Major Cabinet decisions

GUWAHATI, July 22 - The State Cabinet today took some major decisions, which included procurement and distribution of free sugar to the tea garden beneficiaries under ANNA Scheme at 2 kg per family per month.

Through the Assam Municipal Amendment Act, educational qualifications has been set for Ward Commissioners � Class 12 pass for general category candidates, Class 10 for SC/ST/OBC category. Besides, two child norm and household toilet is essential for the candidates.

An international trade centre for Agar Tree will be set up at Golaghat.

The Cabinet also approved 3-year exemption on levy of cess on green leaves for big tea gardens.

It also gave its nod for a new syllabus for APSC examination in line with UPSC exam.

Also, there will be reservation of 80 per cent in managerial and supervisory and 90 per cent in non-managerial cadre in State PSUs and industries availing benefits from State Government.

Under the New Assam State Industrial Policy, 2019, power subsidy at Rs 2 per unit will be given for a period of 5 years subject to a maximum of Rs 50 lakh per annum. The policy also has provision of 50 per cent generating subsidy upto Rs 20 lakh, exemption of stamp duty up to 100 per cent up to Rs 25 lakh, 75 per cent subsidy on technology transfer subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10 lakh and financial assistance to MSME at 30 per cent subsidy, subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh.

The Cabinet also approved Rs. 50,000 subsidy to the higher education loans.

The number of wards in Guwahati Municipal Corporation has been increased to 60.

The honorarium for GP Member has been hiked from Rs. 1500 to Rs 2000, AP Member from Rs. 2500 to Rs. 3000 and ZP Member from 3500 to Rs. 4000.

The Cabinet also approved the New Film Policy approved under which Rs. 25 lakh subsidy will be given for films whose production cost is Rs. 1 crore. Films honoured with National Award will get Rs 1 crore and those nominated for Oscar Rs 2 crore. Moreover, a corpus fund will be created collecting Rs. 1 from each ticket sold for the welfare of artistes.

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