Draft population policy announced
The Assam government announced a draft population policy which suggested denial of government jobs to people with more than two children and making education up to university level free for all girls. Moreover, If anybody had child marriage then he would be ineligible for government job.
Other areas where two child norm will be applied
1. For employment generation schemes like grant of tractors, houses and for other government benefits, this two-children norm will be applicable.
2. All elections such as panchayats, municipal bodies and autonomous councils held under the State Election Commission will also have this norm for candidates.