Assam Governor launches ‘Bodoland super 50 mission’ to train Bodo youth


Guwahati, Assam

The Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi launched the ‘Bodoland Super 50 Mission’ on Tuesday. This is an initiative of Bodoland Territorial Region chief Pramod Boro to prepare Bodo youths for competitive examinations.

According to an official statement, the project of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) administration aims at transforming the lives of engineering aspirants coming from economically weaker sections of five Bodo dominated districts of Assam.

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The initiative has been created on the lines of some of the well-known examples such as Anand Kumar-Super 30 in Bihar, Oil India Super 30, ONGC Super 30 and Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS).

Addressing the function, the governor said, “If we are to think about the development of Bodoland, we have to be self-dependent,” he said. Boro thanked the governor for visiting the BTR and launching the programme.

Fifty candidates (10 from each district of Baksa, Chirang, Kokrajhar, Tamulpur and Udalguri) would be shortlisted through an entrance examination to participate in the programme each year, the statement said.