The I-PAC team has been camping in Agartala to assess the political situation and TMC's potential support in the state. The police detained them in a hotel citing Covid-19 norms on Sunday night. Their Covid reports came negative on Tuesday night.
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The I-PAC team had arrived in the state last week to probe possibilities for the Trinamool Congress (TMC) to expand its base in Tripura. The TMC currently heads the government in neighbouring West Bengal.
Speaking to indianexpress.com, a senior official from the CMO informed that the I-PAC team was asked to stay indoors at their hotel since they are a large group comprising 23 people and the government wants to avoid any unwanted spread of Covid-19.
MLA Sudhangshu Das of Fatikroy assembly constituency said, “Both Assam and Tripura have a high population in terms of geographical area. We should move legislation on population control in our assembly too.”
According to the announcement, the state government would give at least Rs. 1 lakh for the course with releasing the first instalment of Rs. 50,000 during admission and the rest after the students got the pass certificates of their first-year course.
The candidates selected through this process would get Rs 1.44 lakh salary along with other benefits. A similar recruitment process would be followed for principals in the technical institutes except following the AICTE guidelines.
Dr. Siddharth Singh Jaiswal said that he stood by the data provided earlier and 98 per cent of the people in the 45-plus age group had been vaccinated when it was reported in the media. This number, he said, has now further increased.