Rs. 160 crore package to rehabilitate former Bodo rebels approved by Assam government
In a major step, the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led Assam government has approved a Rs. 160 crore package to rehabilitate 4,036 former cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB). CM Biswa Sarma approved the package during a meeting. “Under the programme, skill development training would be imparted to 4,036 NDFB cadres in several parts of BTR for their socio-economic development,” the state government said in a release.