Centre Constitutes Committee to Study Brahmaputra and Flood Control Measures in Assam

The Centre has constituted a committee headed by the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog Mr Rajiv Kumar to study the Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam and neighbouring states.

According to the Assam Water Resource minister, Keshab Mahanta, measures are being taken by the Water Resource department to repair the damaged river embankment due to flood.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • Assam CM- Sarbanand Sonowal, Governor- Jagdish Mukhi.
  • Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) is situated in Assam.
Source- The Financial Express