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Sonowal confers Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha Award to Hagrama Mohilary Govt to observe Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha birth anniversary from next year

Dispur, May 27: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal conferred the first ever Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha Award to BTC supremo Hagrama Mohilary at a function held at Jerai Anchalik Spotrs Sanstha Playground at Jeraigaon in Dibrugarh today. It may be noted that the Award was presented for the first time in the name of Swargadeo Sarbananda Singha who was the first ruler of Matak Kingdom at a function organised on the occasion of 212th birth anniversary of Swargeodeo Sarbananda Singha which ...

Prime Minister dedicates Dhola-Sadiya Bridge to the nation Names it Dr. bhupen Haharika Bridge

Tinsukia, May 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge to the nation when he inaugurated the bridge at Dhola today. The 9.15 kilometres bridge connecting Dhola with Sadiya has been tipped to be the longest bridge over water in the country. The construction of the bridge started in 2011 under the aegis of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways with Navayuga Engineering Company Limited as the implementing agency. It is also expected that the bridge across Dhola ...

Foundation stone of IARI laid NE to be new engine of India's growth: PM

Dispur, May 26: Asserting that North East will become the new engine of India's growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Government of India has adopted five paths to take India's astalakshmi (the eight north eastern states) forward. "Government of India has taken up five paths involving highway, railway, waterway, airway and information way (optic fibre network) to help growth in North East and to transform it into a hub of new economy, new energy, new empowerment and new engine of India ...

3rd anniversary of NDA Government and 1st anniversary of Assam Government PM lauds people's participation in the functioning of the government

Dispur, May 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Guwahati to mark the celebration of third anniversary of NDA Government in centre and first anniversary of the state Government in Assam in a huge rally held at Veterinary College Playground, Khanapara in the city today. Lauding people's participation in the functioning of the Government and effective implementing of Government projects received during last three years of the NDA Government, PM Modi conveyed his gratitude to ...

Sonowal visits Assam Survey and Settlement Training Centre; vows to upgrade it as a premier institute

Dispur, May 23: In a move to take stock of the functioning of Assam Survey and Settlement Training Centre and the available facilities the centre provides to its trainees, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today visited the Centre at Dakhingaon in the city. He also held interaction with the ACS officers who are undergoing a three and a half month training in the centre. While taking stock of the modus operandi and other facilities of the centre, Chief Minister Sonowal exhorted the need of ...

Chief Minister Sonowal and Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel visit Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; express satisfaction over the preparations

Dispur, May 23: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with Union Minister of State (i/c) Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel today visited Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium at Sarusajai today and took stock of the preparations and other ancillary facilities for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be held in Guwahati as one of the six venues in the country. The tournament will start on October, as Guwahati will play the host for as many as nine matches including quarter and semi finals. Sonowal along ...

Foundation stone of Rongamancha of Auniati Shakha Satra laid CM calls for spiritual orientation of youth

Dispur, May 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal advocated for spiritual orientation of youth for guiding them to lead a disciplined life. The Chief Minister said this while laying the foundation stone of a Rongamancha (auditorium) of an extended campus of Sri Sri Auniati Satra at Kacharibari, Mancotta in Dibrugarh district today. The auditorium is to be constructed with an expenditure of Rs. 1 Cr. under Chief Minister's Untied Fund for 2016-17. Underlining the pivotal role that spiritual ...

CM calls for reform in education sector to instil innovative thinking among students

Dispur, May 14: Calling for an early reform in the education sector to instil in the students an innovative thinking process, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the 'Lakshya' programme in Dibrugarh district today. An initiative of Dibrugarh district administration, 'Lakshya' programme aims to make learning more easy and attractive by utilizing online academic resources, digital classroom etc. This programme also envisages imparting career counselling to students of class IX to XII ...

CM inaugurates Water ATM in Dibrugarh

Dispur, May 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated a RO based multi coin and smart card operated filtration system, 'Water ATM' in Dibrugarh district today. This modern and first of its kind Water ATM in the state is being installed by Dibrugarh Public Health Engineering Department in joint association with district administration and Kadamoni Water Supply Scheme Management Committee at Kadamoni Water Supply compound. This RO based Water ATM has an inbuilt capacity of producing 1K ...

CM calls for aggressive marketing strategy for DNP Ltd.

Dispur, May 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited the Gas Compressor Station of Duliajan-Numaligarh Pipeline Limited (DNP Limited) located at Duliajan today evening and discussed issues related to its operation and marketing strategy. The Chief Minister who was accompanied by several MLAs asked the Chairman of DNP Limited Rupam Goswami and other officials to adopt an aggressive marketing strategy to compete with the best gas companies of the country and also to fully capture the state's ...