Assam: Amit Shah to distribute 44,700 appointment letters in Guwahati today


In order to mark the completion of two years of the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led BJP government in Assam, Union Home Minister is scheduled to reach Guwahati on Thursday on a day-long visit to the state to attend three events on the occasion.

According to the information, Shah is likely to arrive in the afternoon and attend the programmes at two different venues of Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra and Khanapara Veterinary College field.

Amit Shah will distribute appointment letters to 44,703 newly recruited candidates of various government departments at an event in the Khanapara Veterinary College field at 4 PM today.

Later, the Home Minister is also scheduled to lay the foundation stone of the Guwahati campus of the National Forensic Sciences University. It is being set up at Molong in the Changsari area of Kamrup district. The first phase of the project was expected to be completed by 2026 and the second by 2030.

The campus to be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 300 crore will offer more than 50 undergraduate, post-graduate, PhD and post-doctoral programmes in forensic science, wildlife forensics, cyber security, narcotics, digital forensics, drone forensics, forensic psychology and forensics justice and law.

The Union Home Minister was earlier scheduled to visit the state on May 11 to mark the completion of two years of Sarma’s government in office but had postponed it due to the prevailing law and order situation in Manipur.