Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal Launches 647 Schemes for Development of Majuli

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal rolled out 647 schemes entailing an investment of Rs 24.57 crore for development of the world’s largest river island Majuli.

Out of these, 448 schemes under MGNREGA involved Rs 21.90 crore and 199 schemes under 14th Finance Commission have an outlay of Rs 2.67 crore, it added.
Important Takeaways from Above News for IBPS PO Mains Exam-
  • Majuli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam.
  • It is India’s first island district and world’s largest river island.
  • Jagdish Mukhi is the Present Governor of Assam.
Source- The Economic Times