Assam Assembly internship program starts

The 2nd internship Programme of the Assam Legislative Assembly started in Guwahati on Monday with 30 college students of the State reading in distinct academic institutions taking component in it.

The internship program, that is the brainchild of Assam Legislative Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami, turned into released in 2018, with the fundamental goal of acquainting the students with the running of Parliamentary democracy.

It additionally intends to enable college students to make a contribution closer to the era of treasured research inputs associated with exclusive aspects of governance and development.

Inaugurating the month-lengthy internship program, Assam Legislative Assembly fundamental secretary M K Deka known as upon the students to seize this unique opportunity to gather primary expertise of the functioning of the State Assembly and perform treasured research paintings on the basis of the massive repository of data to be had inside the Assembly.

“I desire the scholars will make the maximum use of the opportunity that they have got as interns to move deep into the functioning of the Assembly and carry out research on distinct topics assigned to them,” Deka in his brief inaugural speech stated.

Additional secretary A N Deka and joint secretary Dulal Pegu additionally addressed the scholars.

While the first internship program launched in 2018 and had the best 20 college students, Assam Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami this year increased the intake capacity to 30 on seeing the overpowering response from college students.

The 30 decided on students include 13 from the submit graduate degree and 17 from the below graduate degree of the State reading in numerous schools and universities.

Each intern is being positioned under an officer of the Assembly Secretariat, who in flip will guide and mentor them thru the month-lengthy program.

The students will even get the opportunity to have interaction with some of resource men and women comprising ministers, MLAs, senior authorities officials, college and IIT professors as well as officials from Unicef.

Earlier, briefing the students at the layout of the internship programme, cited journalist Samudra Gupta Kashyap, who is project consultant to the programme, gave an define of the internship programme and stated that the interns might widely confine their paintings to the reflection of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the deliberations of the Assam Legislative Assembly.

He additionally made an energy factor presentation at the SDGs and explained to the interns as to how the complete international is presently focussing all developmental sports on the idea of these goals.

Assam: Kokrajhar hosts one-day tribal artisan mela

A one-day Tribal Artisan Mela becomes organized via Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) at PWD guest House in Kokrajhar of Assam on Monday.

Various handloom, handicraft, cane & bamboo products, and many others have been exhibited at the mela.

Around one hundred tribal handloom and handicraft artisans have been also impanelled on the Mela.

Pratibha Brahma, VP, attended the characteristic as chief guest and inaugurated the one-day mela in presence of other dignitaries and artisans.

The program changed into additionally attended via G Arumugam, deputy manager (Commercial), National Handloom Development Corporation Limited.

In her speech, Brahma said TRIFED is a countrywide degree apex corporation under a direct manager of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India engaged for sourcing and marketing of tribal handicraft and handloom gadgets via its retail outlets placed all over u. S . A . As well as via preserving exhibitions in all over the India so that large marketplace might be provide to the tribal humans of the united states.

She said the tribal artisan mela become prepared to encourage tribal artisans especially from far-flung villages and empowerment of tribal artisans.

“TRIFED presents a much broader variety of structures to sell their products with an instantaneous hyperlink & contact with clients, from whom the artisans receive inputs like modern-day marketplace developments and the goods which can be in call for, which ultimately allows the tribal artisans to make the goods for this reason to match the flavor of the customers in order that the ones merchandise are sold and gives them immediately returns,” she said.