The Mising Autonomous Council was established under the Mising Autonomous Council Act, 1995 passed by Assam Legislative Assembly with its H.Q. at Gogamukh, Dhemaji. An interim body of MAC was constituted in the same year. The Mising Autonomous Council Act, 1995 provides that the Mising Autonomous Council shall be constituted “comprising of Satellite Areas and Core Areas
for social, economic, educational, ethnic and cultural advancement of the Mising and other Scheduled Tribe communities residing therein.”
Core Area and Satellite Areas are defined by the Act as follows:
'Satellite Areas' mean the area or areas consisting of non-contiguous cluster of villages predominantly inhabited by Scheduled Tribes population having 50% and above as a whole in the cluster and not necessarily in the individual villages.
“Core Areas” means the compact and contiguous areas predominantly inhabited by Scheduled Tribes population having 50% and above as a whole in the area and not necessarily in the individual villages.
The Act provides for constitution of a 36 member General Council and a 15 member Executive Council out of the General Members. The General Council and the Executive Council ran on ad-hoc basis with nominated members since its inception till October, 2013 when first election to the MAC was held and an elected body has assumed office on 6th November, 2013 which is now functioning smoothly.
Our Mission is to work for social, economic, educational, ethnic and cultural advancement of the Mising, other Scheduled Tribes, Protected Classes and all other communities residing in Mising Autonomous Council area of Assam.
Our Vision is to create a just and developed society in Mising Autonomous Council area with quality of life and standards of living equal to other people and other parts of our country.
Powers and Functions:
The Mising Autonomous Council has been provided with executive powers and functions on 34 subjects. (Click here to view the list of subject)