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Sonowal distributes revolving fund to SHGs and VOs to infuse strength in them

Dispur, May 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today distributed Revolving Fund to some of the SHGs and Village Organisations at a programme held at Bihutoli in Duliajan. It may be mentioned that Assam State Rural Livelihoods Mission is implementing Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana in the state with the objective of enhancing the social and economic empowerment of the rural poor in Assam. It has been designed as a multi-pronged approach to strengthen the livelihoods of the rural poor by ...

Multi-speciality Hospital and Institute of Petroleum Technology will revolutionise health and education sector in the State: Sonowal

Dispur, May 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas jointly performed Bhumi Pujan for a multi-speciality hospital to be built at Rojabari at a function held at Rojabari in Sivasagar district today. The duo also ceremoniously launched the construction work of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) to come up at Sivasagar district. It may be noted that the multi-speciality hospital will be built at ...

Launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana PMUY to help poor to live with dignity: CM

Dispur, May 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State (Independent charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) for the BPL families of Assam in a programme held at Dibrugarh district today. The PMUY aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel -– LPG, so that they don't have to compromise with their health in smoky kitchens or wander in unsafe areas ...

CM lays foundation stone of cultural and sports complex at Bindhakata in Dibrugarh

Dispur, May 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha Cultural and Sports Complex at Bindhakata High School Playground in Dibrugarh district today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal expressed the view that the project would provide better opportunities to the youth for harnessing their talent in the field of culture and sports. He also reaffirmed government's commitment to make Assam as the sports capital of the country and informed ...

CM launches Free Diagnostics Service Scheme to improve health of the poor: CM

Dispur, May 11: In a major fillip to state health sector, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the 'Chief Minister's Free Diagnostics Services' for sixteen districts simultaneously from Guwahati through video conference in a programme held at Assam Administrative Staff College in the city today. Chief Minister's Free Diagnostics Services is envisaged to ensure availability of minimum set of diagnostics services at health institutions. Under the scheme, CT Scan, X- Ray and Laboratory ...

B.Ed teachers' training institute to be set up in Majuli: Sonowal

Majuli, May 10: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal advocated for synergistic approach among the Government, Education Department, Teachers and Guardians to bring about qualitative development of education in Assam. Speaking at an Orientation Workshop for teachers of primary and secondary school at Kamalabari in Majuli today chief minister Sonowal said that with a symbiotic efforts of the teachers, guardians, government and education department, an ideal environment should be created where ...

Chief Minister inaugurated Jengraimukh Police Station

Dispur, May 10: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today formally inaugurated the permanent building of Jengraimukh Police Station at a function held at Jengraimukh in Majuli. The permanent building of the police station was built at a cost of 64.98 lakhs by Assam Police Housing Corporation. Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal hailed the role of Assam Police in maintaining law and order of the State as well as protecting lives and properties of the people of the State. He ...

Chief Minister lays foundation stone of CM's Seuj Uddyan Achoni

Dispur, May 10: With a view to make pollution free Assam a reality, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of CM's Seuj Uddyan Achoni at Mikirpara area under Rani Reserve Forest today. This project to be implemented with an expenditure of Rs. 3.65 Crore is considered to be a beginning in achieving the Chief Minister's coveted goal of an Assam free from pollution. Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Sonowal called for joint action by Forest Department and Public to ...

Govt. to organize seminar in all districts to mark Rabindra Jayanti: CM

Dispur, May 9: Government of Assam will organize seminar in all districts of the state to mark the Rabindra Jayanti celebration from next year. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced this while taking part in the Rabindra Jayanti celebration at Rabindra Bhawan in the city today. Greater Guwahati Rabindra Jayanti Celebration Committee organized the programme today in association with Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Government of Assam. "Rabindranath Tagore was a great humanist who made ...

Sonowal distributes aids and assistive devices in Majuli Divyangjans are core component of our human resource bank: Sonowal

Majuli, May 9: Intensifying their resolve in empowering the persons with disabilities (Divyangjans), Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar distributed free aids and assistive devices to 807 number of Divyangjans at a 'Samajik Adhikarita Shivir' held at Xatranagari Majuli on Tuesday. The aids and assistive devices were distributed under Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/ Fittings of Aids and Appliances ( ...