The district-wise collection of revenue shows that Kamrup again topped the list with the highest contribution - Rs 97.47 crore - in 2010-11, implying that the district where the city is located guzzled the highest amount of IMFL in the past financial year.
Lower Assam (also Western Assam, Pragjyotish, Kamrup) is a region situated in Western Brahmaputra Valley encompassing undivided Kamrup and Goalpara regions.
of New Districts Biswanath, Hojai, South Salmara, West Karbi Anglong and Charaideo the total nos. of Districts of Assam goes to 33 nos. The names of the Deputy Commissioners(DC) of new districts of Assam is also added here.
There are a total of six airports in Assam, with one of them serving international destinations as well. Mainly serving on a domestic basis are Mohanbari Airport, Lilabari Airport, Salonibari Airport, Rowriah Airport and Kumbhirgram Airport.
It earned the moniker “Island of Peace” from Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India. Silchar is the site of the world's first polo club and the first competitive polo match. In 1985, an Air India flight from Kolkata to Silchar became the world's first all-women crew flight.
Proudly boasting off its tag of the most beautiful city in Assam, Tezpur is bathed in unmatched scenic natural beauty and a resonating cultural vibe. The Brahmaputra river flows right through this city and further adds to the beauty of this place. This is surely the most popular Assam destinations.
Assam is one of the most picturesque states in northeast India. Its beauty is evident due to the lush green tea fields, mystic hills, wild forest, and sparkling Brahmaputra river. Always brimming with tourists, Assam can make you feel overwhelmed by its hospitality and charm.
Swachh Survekshan: Assam's Tezpur named cleanest city in the northeast.
Karbi Anglong is the largest district of Assam with nearly 10,434 square kilometers of undivided area followed by Sonitpur with an area of 5324 square kilometers. Majuli carved out of the Northern parts of Jorhat is the first river island district of India. Each district is headed by the Deputy Commissioner.
It is the history of the Assamese Chinese people, who had been forced to uproot themselves from the country of their birth because of their Chinese origin. Yes, they were not Chinese; they were Assamese Chinese, an integral part of the greater Assamese society.
Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk. The state was the first site for oil drilling in Asia. Assam is home to the one-horned Indian rhinoceros, along with the wild water buffalo, pygmy hog, tiger and various species of Asiatic birds, and provides one of the last wild habitats for the Asian elephant.
In the ancient Sanskrit literature both the names 'Pragjyotisha' and 'Kamrupa' were used as designation for ancient Assam. Its antiquity can be established from the fact that it has been mentioned in the two great epics- The Mahabharata and the Ramayana and also in the Puranas.