Assam Government Hands Over Rehabilitation Package To 1,105 Former NDFB Members

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In a major step towards amassing the former militants of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB), the Assam government has announced a rehabilitation package. According to the rehabilitation plan, fixed deposit certificates of Rs 4 lakhs each is being given to 1105 former cadres of NDFB.

According to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Assam government has prepped up a comprehensive roadmap for a wholesome development of Assam. CM Sarma said that an adequate space has been created to use the services of disgruntled youths of the state who returned to the mainstream.

While giving financial benefits as a part of rehabilitation package to the ex-NDFB cadres at Tamulpur, Sarma said that the State government as an important component of the Bodo Peace Accord signed on 27 January 2020, designed the rehabilitation package to make the youths economically empowered to strengthen the government’s narrative of economic development.

Sarma presented fixed deposit certificates amounting to Rs. 4 lakh each to 1105 ex cadres of NDFB belonging to different factions who left violence and returned to the mainstream of the society.

“As a part of our commitment to bring the disgruntled youths to the main stream of the society and make them an important part of our composite human resource, I am happy to hand over fixed deposit certificates to our youths with a request to make good use of the money and help in our endeavor to start an economic movement in our state to make an Atmanirbhar Assam,” said CM Sarma

He also said, “Rehabilitation of the cadres is one of the important components of the Bodo Accord signed on 27th January, 2020. On this occasion I expressed my gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Bodo leaders who took an active role to herald a new era of peace in Assam.”

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