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Sonowal distributes cheques to beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan Appeals people to build Assam on constructive values shunning negative attitudes

Dispur, March 25: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the ceremonial distribution of cheques to the beneficiaries of Atal-Amrit Abhiyan when he handed over a cheque worth Rs. 2 lakh to Saurav Jyoti Kalita a patient with neurological disorder at a programme held at Veterinary Field, Khanapara in the city today. Atal Amrit Ahiyan is a unique health assurance scheme launched by the Government of Assam for the benefit of economically poor people of the State. It may be noted that under the ...

Inauguration of permanent campus of National Law University:- CM vows to make Guwahati legal education hub of NE

Dispur, March 25: Adding a major milestone to legal education in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal jointly with Justice J. Chelameswar of Supreme Court of India formally inaugurated the permanent campus of National Law University & Judicial Academy (NLUJA), Assam at Amingaon in Kamrup district today. Stating that NLUJA will usher a new era in the domain of legal education in the state, Chief Minister Sonowal vowed to make Guwahati as the legal education hub of North East. "Relentless ...

Belgium ambassador meets Sonowal; discusses issues of mutual interests

Dispur, March 20: Belgium Ambassador to India Jan Luykx paid a visit to chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal in the latter's office in Janata Bhawan here this evening and the duo discussed in context to cooperation between Assam and Belgium in the fields of bilateral trade and investment. Acknowledging the diplomatic relations between India and Belgium which started way back in 1947, chief minister Sonowal drew the Belgium envoy's attention to sectors like inland waterways, dredging, food ...

Committee on Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People will submit its report in June

Dispur, March 18: "Those indigenous people who have not been able to get land patta even after staying on the same plot of land for decades would be provided patta in the first phase itself. Rest of the indigenous people would get land patta in the subsequent phases." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while presiding over the meeting with the Chairman of the Committee on Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People Hari Sankar Brahma and other members of the committee at the Chief ...

People's faith has been an important achievement of present State Govt: Sonowal

Dispur, March 17: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that in last nine month people's faith in the present BJP led government in Assam has been one of its remarkable achievements though the government has achieved success in other areas as well like starting the Indo-Bangla sealing work, curving corruption, expediting NRC updation exercise and wiping out the evils of syndicate raj in the State. Talking exclusively to All India Radio, chief minister Sonowal said that the present State ...

CM directs to ensure timely completion of rural electrification works

Dispur, March 17: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the implementing agencies of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) to ensure quality in their work and complete the same within a fixed time frame. The Chief Minister also stressed on the need to prepare a roadmap for integration of responsibilities of all stakeholders and elicit higher participation of people in the management of this rural electrification scheme implemented in the state. "It is very important that the ...

CM meets District Administrative Staff Delegation

Dispur, March 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today met representatives of Sadou Asom Zila Prashasan Karmachari Parishad at his office in Assam Secretariat and assured to look into their demands. The administrative staffs working in districts and sub-divisions of the state have been on a strike for last couple of days demanding raise in pay scale equivalent to Secretariat staff and other facilities. After the Chief Minister's assurance, the Parishad delegation called off their strike ...

NITI Ayog CEO calls on the Chief Minister

Dispur, March 15: NITI Ayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant today called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his office in Assam Secretariat and discussed various issues related to implementation of Act East Policy, facilitation of major investments, promotion of trade and business and development in implementing 'Ease of Doing Business' in the state. Saying that the State Government is striving to realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of transforming Northeast ...

CM Reviews Silapathar Situation

Dispur, March 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the law and order situation at Silapathar today with senior officials of the government at Brahmaputra State Guest House. The Chief Minister gave strict directions to nab main accused in the Silapathar incident Subodh Biswas at the earliest. In the meeting it was decided that Bijan Mahajan would be appointed Special Public Prosecutor in the Silapathar case. Chief Minister was apprised about the significant progress made in the ...

For taking Assam forward respect to gurus needs to be maintained: Sonowal

Dispur, March 7: Vaishnavite Guru Shri Shri Aniruddhadev and Mayamora Society have made commendable contributions towards Assamese Society. Shri Shri Aniruddhadev strengthened our society by giving rise to colourless, casteless society. On the other hand Mayamora culture contributed immensely towards invigorating a greater Assamese culture. These were the observations of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while speaking as the Chief Guest at the 5th General Conference of Mayamora Cultural ...