GUWAHATI: Several key decisions were taken in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Assam chief minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma held on Wednesday in Dispur.
- The fund disbursement process of the Kushal Konwar Briddha Pension Scheme and the Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme shall be simplified.
- Funds shall be released to 13 lakh beneficiaries of Kushal Konwar Briddha Pension Scheme, 1,60,000 beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Divyang Yojana & 1,70,000 beneficiaries of Indira Miri Widow Pension Scheme on the 10th of every month.
- Bodoland Welfare Department and Bodoland Administrative Staff College shall be created to enhance the administrative capacity of the Bodoland Territorial Region.
- A Guardian Minister shall be allotted to each district administration for better implementation of schemes/ projects and other public welfare activities.