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Sonowal distributes tractors Urges farmers to contribute to make Assam an organic hub

Dispur, May 6: In a move to stimulate economic growth of the people of backward classes, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today distributed tractors to self help groups belonging to plain tribe and backward classes at a function held at Madhavdev International Auditorium at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here today. Speaking on the occasion, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "To improve the lot of the farmers belonging to plain tribe and backward classes our Government has been taking ...

GST will plug loopholes in tax regime and augment revenue collection: CM

Dispur, May 6: "Goods and Services Tax (GST) will bring revolutionary changes to our taxation systems and plug out all loopholes for indulging in corruption in the system. It will also bolster the revenue collection of the state while simultaneously reducing the burden on the consumers" Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal commented today while speaking at the awareness programme on GST for the MLAs held at Assam Administrative Staff College in the city. Saying that Prime Minister's Narendra ...

Sonowal releases Lal Nadi Nile Pahar

Dispur, May 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal released a book titled 'Lal Nadi Nile Pahar' (red river blue mountain) at a function held at the conference hall of chief minister block of Janata Bhawan here today. Penned by senior journalist Ravishankar Ravi, the book is an account of the writer's experience on several aspects of North East. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal while lauding the step of Ravishankar Ravi on writing a book on North East, said that the book will ...

Chief Minister takes stock of the construction works of Kolkata Assam Bhawan CM Directs action for preserving Dr. Bhupen Hazarika's Residence at Kolkata

Dispur, May 4: The Assam Government wants to renovate and turn Dr Bhupen Hazarika's residence at Kolkata into an archive and therefore has instructed the Director of Kolkata Assam Bhawan to pursue the matter of obtaining the ownership of the house from its current owner. Chief Minister Sarbnanda Sonowal said this in a meeting with the officials of Assam Bhawan at Kolkata. During the meeting, the Chief Minister also stated that steps would be taken by the state government to erect a statue of ...

Sonowal attends concluding function of sesquicentennial celebration of Deputy Commissioner's Office, Cachar Govt is committed to bring in equal development of Barak and Brahmaputra: CM

Dispur, May 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "State Government is committed to strengthen the harmony between Barak and Brahmaputra to give equal development a chance". Barak Valley has been lagging behind in the context of development which has to be reverted to bring Barak Valley in the growth trajectory, observed Chief Minister Sonowal while speaking at the concluding ceremony of sesquicentennial celebration of Deputy Commissioner's Office, Cachar at Silchar today. Chief Minister ...

Sonowal visits Barak Valley Issues strict instruction for early completion electrification work under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Dispur, May 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Public Works Department to draw a roadmap for developing the road starting from Kumbhirgram Airport which passes through Silchar, Hailakandi and Karimganj, as a model road with adequate lightings and beautifications. Chairing a review meeting at Circuit House in Hailakandi today, chief minister Sonowal stressed on raising the pride of the people of Barak Valley through the construction of quality roads with proper beautification. ...

CM Attends OORJA- CAPF under 19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament Youth must take sports as a way of life: CM

Dispur, May 1: Urging the youth of the state to take sports as a way of life and aspire to achieve excellence in sporting fields, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that sports is a universal unifying factor through which qualities such as honesty and dedication can be imbibed. The Chief Minister was speaking at the inaugural function of OORJA- CAPF under 19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament organized by Sasastra Seema Bal (SSB) in memory of renowned footballer of the state Babul Bora at ...

MoS Jayant Sinha calls on the Chief Minister State's Civil Aviation Sector to get a major boost

Dispur, May 1: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha today met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Brahmaputra State Guest House in the city and discussed various issues pertaining to development of civil aviation sector in the state. During the meeting, Sinha proposed to build an aerotropilsh in the state which would bring huge benefits to the region in terms of civil aviation and air connectivity and requested the Chief Minister to allot 2000 acres of land within ...

CM attends Mind Rocks Programme of India Today Youth must play a vital role in changing the perception of Assam: CM

Dispur, April 29: "Assam is not a land of difficulties and problems. We must change the perception of the state into a land of opportunity where development of all sections of the society can be achieved by dedicated hardwork and sincerity. Our youth must play a vital role in bringing about a change in the way Assam is perceived by outsiders." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today asserted while participating as the chief guest in the Mind Rocks programme of India Today Group held at a city ...

CM launches 'Excise Online' web portal, flags off departmental vehicle

Dispur, April 29: Government of Assam will continue fight against corruption in a more vigorous way in the days to come. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while launching the 'Excise Online', a web portal of the state Excise Department and ceremonially flagging off 62 nos. vehicles which will be pressed into service by the field staff of the department for carrying out operations against violations of excise law in a programme held at Chief Minister's Conference Hall at Janata Bhawan ...