Our office is located at the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the only male river in the country.The name ‘Assam’ is derived from the word asama, meaning “peerless” in the now extinct Ahom language.The capital is Dispur, a suburb of Guwahati.
Assam is famously known as the home of:
The one horned Rhino.
The beautific dance of Sattriya (Assamese: সত্ৰীয়া), or Sattriya Nritya. Recognized in 2000 as a classical dance by Sangeet Natak Akademi of India.
Sh. Bhupen Hazarika (8 September 1926 – 5 November 2011) an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, singer, poet and film-maker, posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 2019.
The population of Assam is 31 million (2011 census). Assam occupies an area of 78,438 sq.km. & has a literacy of 72.19% (2011 census).
It has four (4) major cities; (2011 census)
Guwahati (municipal corporation)/population: 9,57,352
Silchar (municipal corporation)/population: 1,72,830
Dibrugarh (municipal corporation)/population: 1,39,830
Nagaon (municipal board)/population: 1,17,722
As per TRAI report for QE 31.03.2019 the number of mobiles in Assam is 23 million out of which 51% are rural.
There are four(4) TSPs:Bharti/81 lacs mobile, Jio/62 lacs,Vodaphone Idea/60 lacs and Bsnl/25 lacs. Internet users/12 million.We have five(5) ongoing USOF schemes : VPT/Bharat Net/Wifi/OFC/Mobile Towers.
We have 5363 pensioners.
It has been a tremendous journey from telegraph to telephones and now Digitization. Our job is to be ‘the implementor’ of government policies in Assam.Our mission is to see that the common man has a resource for their grievances if any and to gather information on the ground regarding the policies being implemented by the Department.To this end, we aim to meet our pensioners, our telecom/digital partners, the users of telecommunications/digital technology’s aspirations and requirements.
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