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Chief Minister extends Rongali Bihu Greetings

Dispur, April 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended Rongali Bihu greetings to the people of the state and wished that the festival will bring lasting peace and prosperity to the State and strengthen mutual bonding among the people. The Chief Minister hoped that the Rongali Bihu would bring happiness and marry-making to the lives of the people and inspire them to commit themselves to the cause of the State with renewed vigour to establish Assam as one of the best states in the country ...

CM expresses gratitude to the voters of Dhemaji

Dispur, April 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed gratitude to the voters of Dhemaji for their decisive mandate in favour of the BJP led alliance candidate Dr Ranoj Pegu in the by-election of Dhemaji (ST) LAC, result of which has been declared today. In an officials message, the Chief Minister stated that the mandate of the voters is a reflection of the people's faith on the Narendra Modi led NDA government and a validation of their satisfaction on the performance of the state ...

CM meets PM; extends invitation to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya bridge and Global Investors' Summit

New Delhi, April 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence and extended invitation to him to attend the inauguration of the Dhola- Sadiya bridge in May and Global Investors' Summit in November this year. The Prime Minister said he would try to make his presence felt in both the upcoming programmes. Chief Minister Sonowal while appreciating the slew of steps initiated by the Central Government for development of Assam ...

CM launches MyGov Assam website People are equal participants in governance: CM

Dispur, April 10: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched MyGov Assam website today at a function at Chief Minister's Conference Hall at Assam Secretariat. The MyGov website would be interactive platform between the government and people of the state that would help the government in knowing public opinion on different subjects. Launching the website the Chief Minister said that MyGov would facilitate dialogue, discussion, deliberation and information dissemination between citizens and ...

Sonowal hosts tea party for Bangladesh cultural delegation Reiterates historical and cultural links between Assam and Bangladesh

Dispur, April 9: A 14 member cultural delegation led by Hasan Arif, General Secretary of Sanmilito Sanskritik Jot of Bangladesh called on chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter's official residence in the city today and exchanged several views to strengthen cultural ties between Assam and Bangladesh. During their nearly 30 minutes meeting, chief minister Sonowal acknowledged the historical, cultural and ethnic links between Assam and Bangladesh and also said that the present ...

Sonowal distributes hearing aids under Mission Shravan

Dispur, April 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed hearing aids to children with hearing impairment under Mission Shravan: a project for hearing impaired children of Assam, at a function held at Madhavdev International Auditorium at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in the city today. Distributing the hearing aids to children, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the endeavour taken by the Prerana- IAS Officers' Wives Association have the potential to change the lives of the children ...

Sonowal performs bhumi pujan to begin construction of Lakhimpur Medical College

Dispur, April 8: In yet another development towards an advanced, accessible and accountable health care delivery system for the people living on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal performed bhumi pujan to mark the inauguration of construction of Lakhimpur Medical College and Hospital at Lakhimpur today. Involving an initiatila expenditure of Rs. 235 crore, Lakhimpur Medical College will produce 100 graduate doctors annually. Speaking on the occasion, ...

Sonowal takes part in Gunotsav; interacts with students Gunotsav a window of innovation thinking in education system: CM

Dispur, April 7: Gunotsav has introduced a new window of innovative thinking in education system in the State. The evaluation system that has been introduced through Gunotsav will lead to ensuring quality education for the students and generating awareness for meaningful education, said chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal while interacting with the student and teaching fraternity of Panindra High Secondary School at Lakhimpur as a part of the ongoing celebrations of Gunotsav today. Chief ...

Chief Minister Takes part in Sadharan Jati Parishad's biennial session

Dispur, April 7: Reiterating that to establish a society where equality and balanced development of all sections of the people can be achieved Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that capability and talent should be the only determinants for a person to reach a respectable position in the society. Taking part in the biennial session of the Sadharan Jati Parishad at District Library in Lakhimpur today as the chief guest the Chief Minister appreciated the Parishad's endeavour in this ...

Sonowal reviews situation arising out of rain and hailstorm Directs Revenue Department to reach out to the affected people

Dispur, April 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today reviewed loss of lives and properties in the recent spate of rain and hailstorm and directed Principal Secretary, Revenue Deaprtment Pramod Kumar Tiwari to release ex-gratia payment to the next of the kin of the victims immediately. While reviewing the situation with the Principal Secretary and other officers of the Revenue and Disaster Management, Chief Minister Sonowal also instructed immediate release of all essential items to those ...