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Being one of the tourist hotspots in India the region of North-East, it attracts a large number of tourists from different places of the world. The tourism sector of a country contributes a notable amount of revenue in the economic development of the country. The north eastern region of India enrich in natural beauty that welcomes the nature lovers from native country as well as foreign lands. Among the eight North-Eastern states, Assam needs a special mention here, since it is the place for numbers of tourism. It is widely known for Eco tourism, Wildlife tourism, Religious tourism, Cultural tourism, Adventure tourism, Rural tourism, Medical tourism, Educational tourism and others. The state government of Assam has launched several schemes for the growth of Tourism industry.As a result, it has opened doors for different livelihood options for the local people.In this paper focus has been given in analyzing the role of the government authority in providing livelihood facilities via different governmental schemes related to tourism.