BTC: Bodo Territorial Council
BTC stands for Bodo Territorial Council
. It is an autonomous district council for the Bodoland Territorial Region in India. It was created in February 2003
. There are 40 elected members in BTC besides this it also has 6 additional members that are appointed by the Governor of Assam.
Power of BTC:
- It has the power to make appointments for the work profiles under its jurisdiction as per the rules of Govt. of Assam.
- It has complete control over the officers and staff that work in the BTC area and can transfer them from one location to another location in the BTC area.
- Its executive functions are exercised through its Principal Secretary who is an officer of the rank equivalent to that of Secretary to Govt. of Assam.