Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah handed over appointment letters of government jobs to 44,703 successful candidates in Assam, today. Several dignitaries including Chief Minister of Assam, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, were present on the occasion.
In his address, Shri Amit Shah said that before the assembly elections in the state, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma had said that we should involve the youth of Assam in the development process of the state and we will give government jobs to 1 lakh local youth. Shri Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Assam government has given government jobs to about 86,000 youth in 2 years, and by giving 14,000 more jobs in the next few months it will fulfill its promise of providing 1 lakh government jobs in the state very soon.
The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation said that the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is going to dedicate the newly constructed Parliament Building to the nation on May 28 and the opposition is doing petty politics by boycotting it. He said that the people of the whole country want that a new temple of democracy should be built for the creation of a new India and the discussions and deliberation on making democracy stronger should take place there. Shri Shah said that the people of the country have made Shri Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of the country two times with full majority, this kind of petty politics by opposition is an insult to the people’s mandate.
The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, earlier the youth of Assam used to have weapons in their hands, there were shutdowns and curfews for months, bomb blasts used to happen but Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has heralded a new era of development. He said that the people of Assam want peace, development and association with India. Shri Shah said that earlier there were many hurdles in making 42,000 and now 45,000 government recruitments. There were rules under which recruitment could not be done with transparency, there was no board for recruitment. He said that with transparency and fairness, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has arranged for the children of the poor to get jobs, while the earlier governments gave jobs to their own people. He said that the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has made such arrangements that talented youth from any region, caste and class of Assam get government jobs without any corruption. He said that providing government jobs to the youth on the basis of merit marks the end of nepotism. He said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has started a new and transparent system in which talented people get jobs.
Shri Amit Shah said that we are in the year of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given us a pledge to take India to the first place of the world during Amrit Kaal. He said that many of us will not be there at the time of the centenary of independence in 2047, but today’s young generation will witness the becoming of ‘New India’ as envisioned by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Shri Shah told the youth that they have to serve the people of Assam throughout their life by making this job a mantra for the development of India through the development of Assam. He said that irrespective of the department, it is the responsibility of the youth to connect the poorest of the poor with the development of Assam by working with full integrity.
Shri Amit Shah said that during the previous governments, violence and extremism was rampant, but in 9 years of the government led by Prime minister Shri Narendra Modi, there has been a decrease of 67 percent in the incidents of violence, 60 percent in the death of security forces and 83 percent in the death of civilians. He said that under the leadership of Prime minister Shri Narendra Modi, Assam is moving forward on the path of development and peace. Shri Shah said that earlier there was chaos and absence of any system in Assam but under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the work of putting proper systems in place was earlier being done by Shri Sarbananda Sonowal and now the same being contiued by Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma. He said that the government led by Prime minister Shri Narendra Modi has done Bru, Bodo, Karbi, Assam-Meghalaya, Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border agreements, reduced AFSPA by 70 percent and increased the budget for development by 300 percent. He said that the under the leadership of Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma, government of Assam is taking the state forward in all areas like health, service, infrastructure, tribal welfare, law & order.
The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, many development works have been done in Assam. He said that the government has made efforts to preserve and promote the language, culture of Assam. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi himself participated in the 400th birth anniversary celebrations of Shri Lachit Borphukan Ji and paid tribute to him. He said that recently the youth of Assam created a world record for the world famous Bihu dance in the presence of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Shri Shah said that the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the Centre and the government of Assam led by Shri Himanta Biswa have taken several steps to make Assam the medical capital of North East India and Eastern countries. He said that the fiscal position of Assam has improved, the state’s GSDP has increased from Rs 4 lakh crore in 2021-22 to Rs 5.50 lakh crore in 2023-24. Industries are growing in the state, investment is coming under the industrial policy and Assam is on the path of development with the Arunodaya scheme. He said that the agriculture and dairy sector is developing in Assam, 3000 ponds are being developed and the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is making every effort to make Assam flood free in next 5 years.