In Assam, the first cabinet meeting of the Himanta Biswa Sarma government was held in Guwahati today. Talking to newspersons after the meeting, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said that Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma instructed all ministers to visit two or more districts to monitor COVID situation.
All the ministers will submit a report within 3 days to the Chief Minister. Mr. Mahanta also said that a committee has been set up under the Chairperson of Finance Minister Ajanta Neog on the appointment of 1 lakh youths by March next year. The Minister also said that another committee was set up to discuss all the issues of waiving off microfinance loans as promised during the election. Today’s meeting also decided to hold cabinet meetings every Wednesday.