Assam Govt to build 83k houses under new policy

By Accommodation Times Bureau GUWAHATI The Government of Assam said for the financially weaker section of the society it would build 83,000 houses in urban areas under a new Affordable Housing Policy. The Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered the Urban Development Department to prepare the policy at the earliest. An official release said,

800-Mile Highway, Cost $620 Million, to Curb Floods in Assam

  By Accommodation Times Bureau Government officials said they plan to build a 1,300 km (800 mile) highway along the Brahmaputra River in Assam to limit damage from annual floods, even as environmentalists said it would be ineffective. More than 70 people have been killed so far this year, as the state bears