Friday, September 29, 2023


North East

Assam CM, ministers, officials to visit over 25,000 villages to take governance to people

Guwahati, July 31: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said he, state ministers and government officials will visit 25,501 villages in a span of 15 days to understand the social infrastructure gap and level of implementation of various schemes. Taking to Twitter, he said the state government will launch a massive outreach programme, “Raijyor Xomadhon (public solutions)- An initiative to understand people’s pulse”, to take governance directly to the people. The state government officials will go to every village before ministerial visits to collate beneficiary data of government...

No governance

The concept of governance is not new. However it means different things to different people. The actual meaning of the concept depends on the level of governance. We are talking about the goals to be achieved and the approach being followed. Exercising power and decision-making for a group of people is called governance. It happens everywhere - from urban centers to rural villages - and the well-being of a community depends on the choices made by people who are granted this authority. Good governance is a relatively new term that...