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Assam Police will become a smart police force: CM

Dispur, October 1: Informing that the government will make all the police stations in the state smart police stations in a phased manner, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that newer challenges are facing the society in modern times and police force will have to adopt technology to tackle increasing crimes. A smart police force is the order of the day and technology would be able to help the police to efficiently tackle law and order situations, Sonowal said at the Assam Police Day ...

PM along with Sonowal unveils books on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Dispur, September 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India Sanitation Conference -2016 at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi and delivered the inaugural address emphaisisng that 'it is the responsibility of everyone to work towards cleanliness'. In the conference Prime Minister Modi in presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal unveiled three books concerning Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. In presence of Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking ...

CM calls for freeing encroachment all over the state in line of Kaziranga

Dispur, Sept 29: Lauding the efforts of Deputy Commissioner (DC) and Superintendants of Police (SP) of Nagaon District in removing the encroachers from a portion adjoining Kaziranga National Park as per the directive of Gauhati High Court, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called upon DCs and SPs of all districts to be proactive in freeing state lands from encroachers. He called upon the officials to be fearless and free from any pressure to act sternly against encroachers and said that ...

CM calls on Union Home Minister: Extension of Foreigners Tribunals urged

New Delhi, September 27: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today and has requested for immediate extension of the term of the Foreigners Tribunal for 5 more years. The Chief Minister said that at present 100 Foreigners Tribunals are functioning in Assam out of which 64 Tribunals were created in 2014 in compliance with the Supreme Court directions for a period of two years. As validity of these Tribunals has expired on 9th February, 2016, the Chief ...

Chief Minister inaugurates a Health Awareness programme

New Delhi, September 27: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated a day long Health Awareness and Check up Programme organized by All Assamese Students Association, New Delhi with support from TIPKAI and Care Luit at Assam Bhawan today. The programme was organised by the Association in view of high number of mosquito related diseases in New Delhi. Doctors who took part in the programme included Dr. Pranjal Protim Gogoi, Dr. Subhrat Bhushan Sharma, Dr. Chandan Kr. Deka and Dr. Susil Jain. ...

Central and State Governments team to flood hit areas of the State

Dispur, September 26: A high level team comprising Central and State Governments led by the advisor of Union Finance Ministry Dina Nath came to Assam on a two day visit to carry out an inspection on the ground to assess the extent of damages caused by floods and erosion in Assam. The team yesterday visited parts of Lower Assam and Majuli and gathered first-hand information after visiting several several flood hit areas. The team also inspected the embankments in Majuli and the damages the ...

BJP national president highly praised Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

Dispur, September 25- BJP national president Amit Shah today highly praised Sarbananda Sonowal and the Govt. of Assam in front of all representatives assembled for national council meeting at Kozhikode, Kerala. Shri Amit Shah praised Sarbananda Sonowal for his quality and dynamic leadership and the Govt. of Assam for taking the courageous step in evicting the illegal encroachers from forest land of Kaziranga National Park. He also praised the CM for taking action in inspecting Indo-Bangla ...

Meeting on Assam Accord implementation

Dispur, September 23- An informal discussion was held in between state government and the representatives of All Assam Student's Union regarding the implementation of the various clauses of Assam Accord. The meeting thoroughly discussed the time bound implementation of Assam Accord and settlement of foreigners issue on basis of the Assam Accord. The meeting was attended by VK Pipersenia, Chief Secretary, Mukesh Sahay, DGP, Hrishikesh Goswami, Media Adviser to CM, P.K. Tiwari, Principal ...

A Rs 800 crore proposal for revamping Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mill- Sonowal requests Ministry for Heavy Industries for the paper mills' expeditious facelift

Dispur, September 22: A Rs. 800 crore proposal has been prepared for revamping Nagaon Paper Mill and reviving Cachar Mill, as the information was conveyed to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a crucial meeting held with the Secretary of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in New Delhi today. In the meeting, Secretary Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Girish Shankar apprised Sonowal of the Ministry's (Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises) Rs 800 crore proposal for revamping ...

Assam Govt. working for corruption free administration: CM

Dispur, September 20: Assam Govt. is working for corruption free administration, told Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while interacting with members of Press Gallery Advisory Committee of Chattisgarh Legislative Assembly today. Sonowal further commented that if everyone discourages corrupt practices, the system will change. On being asked about his main focus during initial days as CM, Sonowal told the visiting delegate that his government is working hard to fulfil the promises made in the ...