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Sonowal confers Bishnu Rabha Award 2017 on the occasion of his 48th death anniversary

Dispur, June 20: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Bishnu Prasad Rabha, a literary and cultural icon had immense faith on the power of the youth. He wanted from the core of his heart that youth of Assam should show their supremacy in all fields. Bishu Prasad was an admirer of beauty. He also wanted that everybody should be in a position to enjoy the beauty of life with dignity. These were the observations of Sonowal while speaking at a function organised on the occasion of observe the ...

'Unnati' video conference CM reviews flood preparedness, asks DCs to reach out to affected

Dispur, June 19: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed preparedness of the district administrations for tackling flood in the state and directed the deputy commissioners to reach out to the flood affected people and to provide relief to them. The Chief Minister issued this direction through video conference while taking part in the 'Unnati meeting' at Janata Bhawan today. Chief Minister Sonowal asked the deputy commissioners to keep sufficient stock of medicine, food items, fodder for the ...

Sonowal inaugurates yoga cum wellness centre at Janata Bhawan

Dispur, June 19: To create a space for the officers and employees to practise yoga after office hours right at their work place, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today on the eve of third International Day of Yoga, inaugurated a yoga cum wellness centre at Janata Bhawan in the city. Since yoga is all about to help an individual to achieve a more positive outlook on life and a focused, permanent sense of serenity and peace, the yoga and wellness, United Nations Organisation in response to ...

Sonowal launches Ujjwala scheme in Majuli Kaladhan has transformed into Jandhan in the country: Sonowal

Dispur, June 18: For the all round development of the rural women belonging to below poverty line, Central and State governments have been taking several steps. The Ujjwala Scheme a pet programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has enabled many rural women to get access to free LPG connection which has helped them to go forward in life. Launching the Ujjwala scheme at Majuli today Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the government is committed to the empowerment of women and Ujjwala ...

Sonowal launches mobile app for Majuli Modi Fest to render awareness about government schemes to beneficiaries

Dispur, June 17: In a move to bring the largest river island Majuli at the tip of finger, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today unveiled an android mobile app for disseminating information on xatriya culture, Mising culture, Carbon Registry, inputs on hotels, transport, lodges, car mechanic, car rentals and all information regarding district administration etc of Majuli in presence of Xatradhikar of Uttar Kamalabari Xatra Janardan Deb Goswami at a function held at Majuli on Saturday. Chief ...

Sonowal felicitates meritorious students of Majuli

Dispur, June 17: "The largest river island Majuli is an epicentre of Xatriya Culture. Therefore, concerted efforts are required to place Majuli at the global arena. Achieving success from the problem stricken district of Majuli, itself is an indication that all obstacles of life can very well be overcome by you. The only need is the firmness and self-confidence", these are the observations and world of appreciation of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while felicitating meritorious students of ...

Sonowal congratulates Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi on being nominated for Bhupen Hazarika National Award-2017

Dispur, June 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated eminent writer Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi on being nominated for the prestigious Sarhad's 5th Bhupen Hazarika National Award-2017. Chief Minister Sonowal congratulated him over phone for the award and wished him all success in his future endeavours. It may be noted that with an aim at creating a strong bond between Maharashtra and North East, Sarhad has been presenting Bhupen Hazarika Award since 2012. The organisation conferred the ...

Sonowal pays tributes to Swahid Kushal Konwar on his 74th Death Anniversary

Dispur, June 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that motivated by the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Kushal Knowar laid down his life for the cause of the nation. Because of the sacrifice of the martyrs like Kushal Konwar, our country gained independence. Therefore, the people of the State irrespective of Barak, Brahmaputra, hills and plains should pledge to live up to the values, ideals and customs set by our freedom fighters. Speaking at the observance of 74th death anniversary ...

Sonowal directs to address the scarcity of construction materials within 10 days

Dispur, June 15: Taking a serious look at the scarcity of construction materials mainly chips, sands etc, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Forest Department to make the materials available within 10 days. Chairing a meeting of PWD and Forest Departments at the conference room of Chief Minister's Office in Janata Bhawan this evening, Chief Minister Sonowal constituted a high powered committee with Additional Chief Secretary, PWD Alak Kumar and four other officers to assess the ...

CM Sonowal condoles tragic loss of life in flash-flood

Dispur, June 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal offered his heartfelt condolences at tragic loss of life caused by flash floods last night in Guwahati city and expressed his deepest sympathies with the bereaved families of the victims. Stating this in a press statement, Chief Minister Sonowal termed the incidents very unfortunate and directed the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) district to personally handover Rs. 4 lac ex-gratia payment to the next of kin of those killed in the deluge ...