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CS, DGP, PCCF contribute one month's salary to CM's Relief Fund for flood affected

Dispur, August 3: Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia contributed one month's salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the flood affected people of the State. The Chief Secretary formally handed over the cheque to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his office chamber at Assam Secretariat here today. Director General of Police, Mukesh Sahay and Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Darash Mathur also contributed one week's salary to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. They formally ...

Felicitation cum Farewell function for North East Haj pilgrims 'Humanism essence of all religions'

Dispur, August 3: The first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Assam and the North East will leave for the holy city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia tomorrow. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal gave a warm send off to the first batch of Haj pilgrims from the State and the North East at a Felicitation cum Farewell function organised by North East Haj Pilgrims Reception Committee at Haji Musafirkhana in Guwahati here today. The Chief Minister wished the pilgrims safe journey and smooth performance of Haj ...

Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal assesses preparedness for U-17 FIFA World Cup

Dispur, August 2: After successfully holding major national and international sporting events, Guwahati will play the host of Under-17 FIFA World Cup and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal according top priority to the event conducted a review meeting to assess the State's preparedness for the event. The meeting which held at the conference room of Assam Secretariat on Tuesday evening was a part of a series of events, Chief Minister Sonowal has been taking to streamline the available sporting ...

Seven oil companies contribute to Chief Minister's Relief Fund

Dispur, August 2: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Oil India Limited (OIL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Gas Authority of India Limited and Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) together contributed Rs. 15 crore to Chief Minister's Relief Fund. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan took a special initiative under the guidance of Prime ...

'Tea community must accord priority to education': CM

Dispur, July 31: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the tea tribe community must accord priority to education if it wants to forge ahead on different fronts. "Knowledge is power and without it you cannot become a powerful person in society. The tea community must realise it and give importance to educating their sons and daughters so that can climb up the ladder of success and make a mark in society. It augurs well that things are now changing for the better and students of tea tribe ...

CM for constitution of Embankment Protection Committee to avert disaster

Dispur, July 30: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia to constitute Embankment Protection Committee to avert breaches in any embankment. At a high level meeting at his office conference room here yesterday evening, Chief Minister Sonowal said the Embankment Protection Committee to be constituted comprising engineers, experts, youth organisations, NGOs, clubs and socio-cultural organisations will help to avert breaches in embankment with timely intervention ...

Chief Minister inaugurates Water Resources Workshop Experts, engineers have to play pivotal role in finding permanent solution to flood and erosion problems

Dispur, July 30: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the State needs a comprehensive water resources management policy and latest technology and know-how to find a permanent solution of the flood and erosion problems in the State. Towards this end, experts and engineers have to play a pivotal role. Inaugurating a Workshop on 100-Day Agenda of Water Resources Department at Assam Water Research and Management Institute at Basistha in Guwahati today, Chief Minister Sonowal said river experts ...

CM to felicitate 'High Performing Employees' on Independence Day and Republic Day

Dispur, July 29: The Government of Assam has decided to felicitate 'High Performing Employees' of every department. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will honour such employees on the occasion of Independence Day and Republic Day. Chief Minister Sonowal said the State Government has decided to accord recognition to the 'High Performing Employees' to boost their morale and to inspire others to put in extra efforts in the greater interest of the State and its people. "The officials and employees ...

CM visits flood affected district - Directs all help and support to flood affected people

Dispur, July 28: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited the flood affected Majuli, Nagaon, Morigaon, Jorhat, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts and took stock of the prevailing flood situation in these districts. Minister for Water Resources Keshab Mahanta and Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Naba Kumar Doley also accompanied the Chief Minister. Chief Minister Sonowal visited the flood affected areas of Majuli Island and reviewed the relief and rescue operations. Sonowal also ...

Assam observes death anniversary of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, CM Sonowal pays tributes

Dispur, July 27: Assam also joined with the rest of the country in observing the first death anniversary of former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Wednesday. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal led the State in paying rich tributes to Dr. Kalam, the Bharat Ratna. Paying floral tributes to Dr. Abdul Kalam at a function held at Gauhati University today, Chief Minister Sonowal termed Dr. Kalam, a towering personality, a great humanist who is largely responsible for the development of ...