|Cabinet adopts new land policy|
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 - The State Cabinet today adopted the new land policy besides effecting a 25 per cent hike in bus fares.
Under the new land policy, three bighas of agricultural land will be allotted to landless indigenous families. Landless families will also be allotted half bigha plots for house construction, and the plot cannot be sold for 15 years.
Under the small family policy, persons having more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs with effect from January 1, 2021. By another decision, Japanese encephalitis patients were included in the Atal Amrit Abhiyan health scheme.