Assam finalizes Rs 160 crore package. On Monday, the Assam government signed a package to the tune of Rs 160 crore to assist 4,036 former members of a militant organization called the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB). An organization that had struck a deal with the state on January 27 of last year.
The latest development in the BTR pact that has promoted calm in western Assam was an official statement. Which claimed that a high-level meeting headed by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. To examine the status of the pact’s implementation.
A new independent department forms in the Assam government called the Bodoland Department. For all-around and quick development of the BTR, which includes the four western districts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Chirang, and Baksa, bordering Bhutan and West Bengal.
The statement claimed that under the package, skills training to give to 4,036 NDFB members. Moreover, The members who would be assisting the BTR with economic and social development.
“However, the identity of the Bodo peoples, their culture, language, and educational features explored. Moreover, The Minister at the meeting spoke in favor of very dedicated. So, to promoting and constructing the social empowerment narrative of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma’s concept for the Bodo people “said, a statement.
Cultural Complex cum Centre of Excellence
In order to expeditiously complete the construction of the Cultural Complex cum Centre of Excellence. Which is being built in the name of Brahma. As well as other development works that intrinsically linked to the prestige and pride of the Bodo people. So, Sarma tasked with leading this initiative
Also in attendance were the ministers for the welfare of the Plain Tribes and the socially deprived classes. And also their executive member, Bodo Territorial Council Chief Executive Member Urkhao Gwra Brahma. The chief secretary of Bodo Territorial Council Promod Boro. The secretaries of the special division of police (SDP), and the main branch of the chief minister (CM), L.R. Bishnoi, and the principal secretary of the CM’s home and political division, Neeraj Verma.
CDF cadres of four NDFB factions have laid down their massive cache of weapons and ammunition. This includes weapons and ammunition to be provided by the Indian government, on January 30th, 2016. A day after the agreement in New Delhi was signed on January 27, 2016, with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in attendance.