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Transformation of Rural Assam through Amar Gaon Amar Achoni

29th of September, 2016; In an unprecedented show of solidarity rural Assam is advancing towards a remarkable transformation of development through ‘Amar Gaon Amar Achoni’. The block level convergence meeting organized by NEST on 29th September in the Conference Hall of the Bokakhat Block Office is the testimony of such a transformation where Panchayat elected representatives of 6 Gaon Panchayat came together along with representatives of various line departments and the block level administrators to short out various hurdles of Panchayat development amicably.

Sewing for Change

Ten women of Bokakhat Subdivision of Golaghat district have gathered in NEST office to bring about a change to their life by Sewing. These 10 women are from those families living out of less than a dollar income a day. Government of India recognizes them as Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.

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29th of September, 2016; In an unprecedented show of solidarity rural Assam is advancing towards a remarkable transformation of development through ‘Amar Gaon Amar Achoni’. The block level convergence meeting organized by NEST on 29th September in the Conference Hall of the Bokakhat Block Office is the testimony of such a transformation where Panchayat elected representatives of 6 Gaon Panchayat came together along with representatives of various line departments and the block level administrators to short out various hurdles of Panchayat development amicably. After the...
In a Press Conference organized in Guwahati Press Club today (20th May, 2016), the financial, criminal and other background of the newly elected MLAs of Assam is declared for the benefit of the citizen of Assam. Few of the highlights of the report are as follows. Out of the 126 MLAs analysed, 14 (11%) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 126 MLAs analysed during Assam Assembly elections in 2011, 13 (10%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves. 10 (8%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder etc...
  The political parties are very important to uphold democracy in India. It is equally important to respect the democratic value of India by all the political parties. The citizen of India has the right to know who fund the political parties and how the funds are being utilized by the parties. The income of all the political parties are tax free. In a press conference in Guwahati Press Club, the amount of donations, contributions etc received by the political parties of North East India is realesed along with the expenditure pattern of this fund. This report, prepared by Association...
Ten women of Bokakhat Subdivision of Golaghat district have gathered in NEST office to bring about a change to their life by Sewing. These 10 women are from those families living out of less than a dollar income a day. Government of India recognizes them as Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. These women are being trained at Kaziranga Office of NEST and equipped with 3 different new avenues of income around a Sewing Machine. Firstly they will start a Tailoring School to train local girls of their respective area, secondly, they will also earn as a tailor and meet the stitching needs of...
Dhun Pech and Food Court is a centre to create options for tourists to enjoy the traditional Assamese Food including Mising Tribal Food and Karbi Tribal Food.   One could also find here various traditional handicraft items along with Fusion of Traditional motifs in the modern garments. Different designers of India and overseas worked with the artisans of NEST to develop utility products and garments to assemble the traditions and modern needs. A weaving centre and a tailoring unit is also attached with the Centre. One could be a designer of their own garments and get the necessary...

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