Assam to confer own set of civilian honours on lines of Padma awards.
Assam CM Dr. Himanta Biswa tweet
They will be known as Asom Ratna, Asom Bibhushan, Assam Bhushan and Asom Shree.
They will carry Rs 5 lakh, Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively with other benefits including free medical treatment.
Cabinet also decided photograph of first Chief Minister of Assam Sri Gopinath Bordoloi to be displayed at all Government offices of Assam