About of Assam
Under a beautiful backdrop of River Brahmaputra, Assam emerged as one of the leading pillars of economic development for India. Being one of the integral parts of Northeast, most of the economic activities such as trades and transports are all carried out passing through the state. With capital Dispur geographically situated in Guwahati which is considered as corridor of Northeast, it provided an easy access to people visiting to Assam for diverse reasons from far and wide. A state with abundant natural resources and endowments well scattered in vast geographical region of around 30, 285 square miles, one can find life quite easier to lead here in this state. Geographically, the entire state is comprised of 26247 villages along with 2489 panchayats followed by 27 administrative districts.
The richness in heritages such as green tea plantation, crops and fast developing industries and factories have kept the steady flow of manpower. The job seekers who are looking for Govt jobs may find ample of opportunities particularly in the field of education, oil corporations, defence followed by various other economic sectors. Opportunities can be found in certain leading state universities such as Cotton College, Dibrugarh University, Digboi University, followed by many other educational institutions scattered in all over the state. Guwahati is the biggest city and considered as one of the leading commercial centres for entire Northeast region. There are hundreds of people that are all engaged in small scale and large scale industries. From industry of arts and handicrafts followed by many other factories such as tea factories most of the people have found their livelihoods in leading corporations like ONGC, OIL India Private Limited, Oil refineries etc. Digboi oil refinery is the oldest refineries in India. Apart from those corporations people looking for secure jobs in public sector undertakings can also explore in railways, nationalised banks and many other security forces such as Assam Police force, paramilitary force and CISF etc.
Besides those significant job sources, the tourism industry is also abundantly important and playing significant role in shaping up Assam as one of the perfect destinations for job seekers from different parts of the country. The two great UNESCO Heritages in the form of Kaziranga and Manas wildlife sanctuaries have been attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year and promoting tourism industry comprised of hotel and transport industries as well. There are certain leading State Newspapers such as Telegraph and Assam Tribunes where one can find numerous private and Govt Assam job vacancies advertised by leading corporations.
Some of major industrial plants heaped up in the state comprised of chemical fertilisers’ plant at Namrup, Bongaigaon and Namrup petroleum industries, paper mills found at Jagiroad, Jogighopa as well as Panchgram. In addition there are many other cement plants scattered at Bokajan & Badarpur. Most of the opportunities can be found in major cities such as Guwahati and Dibrugarh followed by several other smaller cities such as Sivasagar, Tezpur Jorhat, Silchar, Dhubri and Tinsukia. Agriculture can also be considered as important component when it comes to counting of major job sources. There is only a sole agricultural university at Jorhat where hundreds of students from other parts of seven sisters of northeast come for their higher studies. With so many things to explore Assam has emerged all of sudden an important cog in country’s fast economic development.