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Government Of Assam Welfare of Minorities & Development Directorate of Char Areas Development

What We Do

  • The main purpose of creating this Directorate was to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people living in char/chapori areas of Assam through affirmative action and inclusive development so that every citizen has equal opportunity to participate actively in building a vibrant state and to facilitate an equitable share to minority communities in education, employment, economic activities and to ensure their upliftment. This Citizen Charter has been prepared keeping in view about those services to be rendered to the clients/stakeholders in a smooth & effective manner.


    Empowering the char/chapori people and creating an enabling environment for strengthening the multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-religious character of the State of Assam.


    To formulate and execute schemes for the welfare of the backward, downtrodden religious minority communities and other caste and religious people living in char/chapori areas of the state, to enable these people to be at par with the mainstream with focus being on the poorer section and women. To formulate various developmental schemes to promote standard of living, self-employment, educational facilities, drinking water facilities, cottage industries and other ventures for the benefit of char/chapori people of the State.