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Dispur is the capital of Assam. It is located on the outskirts of Guwahati. Being the capital it is a well planned city. Dispur is part of the Guwahati Lok Sabha Constituency.


Formation

Before Dispur Shillong was the capital of Assam. Meghalaya was separated from Assam and made into an independent state and Shillong was made its capital. Dispur was made the capital of Assam in 1973. The ancient site of Jatia is situated near Dispur.


Administration

Dispur is the seat of the government of Assam. Dispur is part of the Guwahati Lok Sabha Constituency. The Assam Secretariat building is located in Dispur. In Dispur is situated the Assam Assembly House and the State Emergency Operations Centre.



Weather

The weather of Dispur remains pleasant. Summer is warm accompanied by high humidity and winter is cold accompanied by mist and fog in morning and night. Monsoon starts from June. During monsoon the area experiences heavy shower and thunderstorm.


Economy

The biggest produce of Dispur is tea. Rice, fruit and cotton are exported from Dispur.



Important Places in DispurImportant Places in Dispur

Dispur in Assam is a well planned city. In Dispur is situated many important buildings. The Assam Secretariat building is located in Dispur. The Assam Assembly House, the State Emergency Operations Centre, NABARD’s Assam Regional Office, SBI zonal office and Guwahati Tea Auction Centre are all located in Dispur. The Guwahati Tea Auction Centre was established in 1970. A large variety of tea is auctioned here. The centre has seen largest volume of CTC tea auction in the world.



Dispur Education

The capital Dispur forms an important part in the education of Assam. In Dispur is situated two important colleges- Dispur Law College and Dispur College. Dispur Law College was established in 1993. The affiliation of the college is approved by the Bar Council of India. The Dispur College was established in 1978. The college was established to cater to the higher educational needs of students after Dispur was made the capital of Assam from Shillong. There are many government and private schools located in Dispur.


Hospitals in Dispur

There are also many of the important hospitals located in Dispur. The Dispur Hospital is located in Dispur. The hospital has the state-of-art technology to provide superior healthcare. The other hospitals in Dispur are Dispur Poly Clinic & Nursing Home, Downtown Hospital Ltd and GNRC Hospitals among others.
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