1. Home >
  2. Export Import News >
  3. Export Business News >
  4. Citizenship Bill: Sonowal says interests of indigenous people will be protected >
  5. Citizenship Bill: Sonowal says interests of indigenous people will be protected

Online Export Import Data Search

Complete Training Video : Click Here

Citizenship Bill: Sonowal says interests of indigenous people will be protected.

Date: 11-01-2019
Subject: Citizenship Bill: Sonowal says interests of indigenous people will be protected
Facing widespread protests over the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Thursday assured the indigenous people of the state that their interests will be protected by implementing clause 6 of the Assam Accord. Earlier, speaking at a Fish Food festival here, the chief minister urged the people to keep faith on the government and maintain harmony. He said the indigenous people of the state should not feel threatened as the government was not going to allow anyone to harm their interests.

Sonowal said too many movements and agitations are hampering the growth of the state. He urged the people to start a positive movement to develop the state at a rapid pace. Asked by journalists about the Bill on the sidelines of the festival, Sonowal refused to comment but assured Clause 6 of Assam Accord will be implemented to protect the interests of the indigenous people of the state. Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, signed on August 15, 1985, after a prolonged agitation from 1979 to 1985, envisaged that appropriate constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards, shall be provided to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.

Speaking at the festival organised by the Assam Fisheries Development Corporation Limited, he said the fishery sector has immense potential and people must vigorously engage in it for deriving maximum benefits. “Assam is blessed with abundant water resources and we have the capacity to become biggest producer and exporter of fish in the country,” he said and emphasised on adoption of latest scientific technologies for augmenting fish production. Referring to the Act East Policy of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government, Sonowal urged the youth of the state to take up fishery as a profession and contribute to the cause of making the state self-reliant in fish production.

Saying countries like Vietnam have been able to sell fish imported from India at a higher rate by catering to the needs of the European consumers, Sonowal urged the people to adopt such practices to derive maximum benefits from the fish produced in the state. He also informed that cargo service has been launched recently in the state through which state’s farmers can export and sell their products in different parts of the country and the world and urged the fish producers to take advantage of the facility. The government is taking all steps to popularise farming among the youth as a respectable means of livelihood, he state.

Source: financialexpress.com

Get Sample Now

Which service(s) are you interested in?
 Export Data
 Import Data
 Exim Help

What is New?

Date: 23-06-2019
Notification No. 25/2019-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to amend notification No. 23/2013-Customs(ADD), dated the 10th October, 2013 to extend the anti-dumping duty on ductile iron pipes originating in, or exported from China PR till 9th October, 2019

Date: 21-06-2019
Notification No. 25 /2019 – Central Tax
Seeks to extend the date from which the facility of blocking and unblocking on e-way bill facility as per the provision of Rule 138E of CGST Rules, 2017 shall be brought into force to 21.08.2019.

Date: 21-06-2019
TRADE NOTICE NO. 19/2019-2020
Response to various representations against Allocation of Quota for Pulses/Peas.

Date: 20-06-2019
Notification No.45/2019 - Customs (N.T.)
Exchange Rates Notification No.45/2019-Custom(NT) dated 20.06.2019

Date: 19-06-2019
Circular No. 17/2019-Customs
Applicability of Additional Customs duty on goods re-imported under Customs Notification No. 94/96-Customs dated 16.12.1996 exported earlier for exhibition purpose/ consignment basis

Date: 19-06-2019
Notification No. 44/2019-Customs (N.T.)
Manufacture and other operations in Warehouse Regulations, 2019

Date: 18-06-2019
Notification No. 24/2019-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to levy anti dumping duty on jute sacking cloth under tariff heading 5310 originating in or exported from Bangladesh to prevent the circumvention of levy of anti dumping duty levied on jute sacking bags vide notification No. 1/2017-Customs(ADD) dated 5th January, 2017.

Date: 18-06-2019
Notification No. 42/ 2019-Customs (N.T.)
Customs (Supplementary Notice) Regulations, 2019

Date: 18-06-2019
Notification No. 43/2019-Customs(N.T.)
Proper officer for Customs (Supplementary Notice) Regulations, 2019

Date: 17-06-2019
Circular No. 16/2019-Customs
–IGST refunds- mechanism to verify the IGST payments for goods exported out of India in certain cases- reg.

Exim Guru Copyright © 1999-2019 Exim Guru. All Rights Reserved.
The information presented on the site is believed to be accurate. However, InfodriveIndia takes no legal responsibilities for the validity of the information.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy before you use this Export Import Data Directory.


C/o Infodrive India
E-2, 3rd Floor, Kalkaji Main Road
New Delhi - 110019, India
Phone : 011 - 40703001