NEXT 5 YEARS’ ELECTION PROMISES
+ A State Youth Development Council would be set up for the welfare of state’s youth in sports and games, art and literature, environmental preservation, social service, self employment and other spheres.
+ Steps will be initiated to provide incentives to sportspersons who have earned laurels in national and international circuits in the next five years.
+ Sports goods will be provided to every sports club and organization every fiscal under Chief Minister’s special scheme.
+ Sportsperson and coaches who have earned medals for Assam in India and abroad would be awarded cash incentives.
+ New stadiums and swimming pools would be constructed in those subdivision and districts, where such facilities are not available. The existing stadiums will also be further developed.
+ Rajiv Gandhi Sports complex and mini stadiums constructed in every block and panchayat would be further developed and stress would be laid in developing the sporting structure of every block and panchayat by hosting rural games event.
+ Physical education would be made part of school curriculum. The temporary office of the North East branch of Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education has been started at Tepesia Sports Complex. Necessary infrastructure will be created for this purpose.
+ Sportspersons across the state would be nurtured and proper training support would be extended to them, so that they can perform improve their performance at all levels of the game
+ More funds would be earmarked to promote NCC and Scout & Guide.
+ Modern gymnasiums will be set up to promote physical training.
FOREST AND ENVIRONMENT
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee is committed towards preservation of environment and bio-diversity of the state. The Congress party is also concerned about the alarming global warming and is determined to create general awareness among the people to protect the environment through stringent action.
As per the commitment made by the Congress party, steps are being taken to increase the green cover of the state and to bring it at par with the national average.
Total forest reserve of Assam in 2001-2011 is 54,200.02 hectare as compared to 32,878.50 hectare in 1996-2001.
Tribals residing in the reserved forest areas of Doiyang Tengani and Gohpur have already been provided with land ownership rights under the Schedule Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Right) Act 2006.