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Sonowal discusses issues with Union Ministers to expedite Rural Development initiatives

Dispur, September 19: In a move to expedite implementation of rural development schemes, a meeting was held in presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Minister of State for Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav and Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi at the conference hall of Brahmaputra State Guest House on Sunday evening. The meeting ...

Sonowal kicks off 64th Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy

Dispur, September 18: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal kicked off the 64th Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy when he set the ball rolling in the first match between Shillong Lajong and Oil India Limited Duliajan at Nehru Stadium today. Inaugurating the tournament Chief Minister Sonowal said that Bordoloi Trophy has put Assam in the world map of sports. The tournament has given an opportunity for the players to rub their shoulders with players of national importance. Started way ...

Sonowal holds meeting with Union Ministers for rural development

Dispur, September 18: In a move to expedite implementation of rural development schemes a meeting was held in presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Minister of State for Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav and Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi at the conference hall of Brahmaputra State Guest House on Sunday evening. The meeting ...

Sonowal conveys birthday greetings to Narendra Modi Celebrated birthday with patients, orphans and destitutes

Dispur, September 17: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today greeted and wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 66th birthday. "My warm greetings and best wishes to our Prime Minister Narendra Modiji on his birthday. I convey my sincerest happiness to be able to greet our Prime Minister on yet another birthday of his life. Let this day be the beginning of a year of greater achievements in your life and of course our nation". "I pray to the Almighty for your good health, happiness and ...

People's suggestion a key component of governance: CM

Dispur, September 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal exhorted that his Government has taken several steps to curb price rise and maintained that the efforts will keep continuing in the coming days as well until price of essential commodities are made stable. Expressing himself in an interactive programme with the senior citizens in the conference hall of Assam Secretariat this evening, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Government needs some more time to gain complete control over price rise ...

CM asks NHAI to repair 183 KM stretch of NH by Sept 30

Dispur, September 15: Miffed at the conditions of the National Highways, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today asked National Highways Authority (NHAI) of India to repair 183 KM stretch of the National Highways from Dibrugarh towards Sivasagar within September 30. Reviewing the government schemes and programmes at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner's Office in Sivasagar today, Chief Minister Sonowal asked the NHAI to undertake the repair work on a war footing to ease encumbrances ...

Let Assam Sahitya Sabha be the meeting point for all: CM

Dispur, Sept 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that Assam Sahitya Sabha is not merely literary organisation but it should aspire to become the meeting point for people belonging to all ethnic groups, caste and creed. Speaking at the meeting held at Sivasagar Deputy Commissioner's Office to review the preparations for 100 years celebration programme of Assam Sahitya Sabha to be held at Sivasagar Padmanath Gohain Barua Khetra from 1st to 5th February 2017, Chief Minister Sonowal ...

People's feedback is important for good governance: CM

Dispur, Sept 14: Reiterating that government's own discretion is not enough for ensuring good governance, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that people's participation and feedback are equally important to make governance accountable for service delivery and to bring visible change. Participating in an interaction programme with leading citizens and different organizations of Dibrugarh city, Chief Minister Sonowal said that people must contribute through their suggestions and ...

Sonowal's directive towards teeming caterpillars

Guwahati, September 14: To add teeth to the State government's efforts in tackling the menace of swarming caterpillars which has assumed a catastrophic proportion affecting thousands of hectares of farm land, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked Deputy Commissioners to take steps to distribute spray machines and pesticides to the affected farmers to wipe this caterpillar hazards. Sonowal also asked the Agriculture Department to maintain a constant vigil on the development and spearhead ...

MoS Water Resources visits Assam Discusses flood and erosion hit problems with Sonowal

Dispur, September 13: Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan who is in Assam to assess the extent of damages caused by flood and erosion had a crucial meeting with the State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Arunachal Circuit House at Mohanbari, Dibrugarh today and vowed to take steps for an effective and speedy solution of flood and erosion related problems in Assam. It may be mentioned that as a precursor to this ...