Press Release

CM calls on the youth to play greater role in the State's development

Dispur, October16: Reiterating that the youth must take leading role in making Assam a developed state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the youth must employ its innovative ideas in nation building process and commit themselves to the cause of the society. Speaking today at the 19th Session of the Krishnaguru International Spiritual Youth Society at Bokakhat, Sonowal said that the youth must draw their spiritual strength from the ideals of Krishnaguru and work hard to take the ...

Strong action to be taken for negligence to duty: CM

Dispur, October 15: In view of the reported news item of suspension of two General Managers of APDCL and AEGCL, which has appeared in some section of the media today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Govt. will take strong action against Govt. officials who shows negligence to duty. He further said that the decision for suspension was a result of collective failure of the Power Department as manifested in many recent incidents and taken after due diligence. With a view to improve the ...

Govt. holiday declared on Kati Bihu

Dispur, October 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has declared Govt. holiday on 17th October on the occasion of Kati Bihu. Taking into consideration of the ethos and spirit of Kati Bihu for the Assamese community, Chief Minister declared it as a Govt. holiday so that everyone can unequivocally take part into the observation of Kati Bihu rituals. All Govt. Offices, semi-Govt. Offices and educational institutions will remain closed during the holiday. Noteworthy to mention that earlier Kati ...

CM calls for following the ideals of Srimanta Sankardev

Dispur, October 12: Reiterating that the ideals of Srimanta Sankardeva will be followed by the government in taking the state towards fast paced development, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that growth will be achieved by taking along all sections of society in Team Assam mode. Speaking at a function held today at Sri Sri Sankardev College in Batadrawa Sonowal stressed on the objective of achieving all round and equal development of all sections of the people. Saying that Prime ...

Sonowal greets people on the occasion of Durga Puja

Dispur, October 7: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended his Durga Puja Greetings to all on the occasion of Durga Puja. In a message today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "On this joyous occasion of Durga Puja, I extend my greetings and good wishes to everybody. Durga Puja represents the triumph of truth over untruth, good over evil, justice over injustice". He also said that Durga Puja will foster peace and tranquillity to all and sundry besides strengthening the age old bond of amity and ...

Sonowal inaugurates State's first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra

Dispur, October 7: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Assam's first Model Skill Development Centre "Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra" at Panjabari, Guwahati in a bid to transform the skill landscape of the State at a function held at the city on Friday. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and National Skill Development Corporation. The Centre will give training to the unemployed youths in 13 job roles. Speaking on the occasion, Chief ...

CM lays emphasis on society's role in protecting wildlife

Dispur, October 6: Appreciating the relentless service rendered by forest personnel to safeguard the wildlife of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the society would have to put joint efforts in protecting nature and animal habitats. Stating that forest department alone cannot protect the wildlife, Sonowal called upon the residents living near the forest areas to realize their role in protecting nature and urged them to foil the nefarious design of the poachers and insurgent ...

CM pushes for effective implementation of Govt. flagship programmes

Dispur, October 6: To brand the Possibilities, Potentialities and Prosperities of Assam, all Banks must join hands with the government and ensure successful implementation of Govt. flagship programmes for financial inclusion, said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while interacting with the Bankers of the state in the State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) meeting held today at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara. Expressing satisfaction on credit flow, the Chief minister said that ...

Illegal migrants would have to leave Assam: CM

Dispur, October 5: Strongly reiterating that all illegal migrants living in Assam would have to leave the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that interest of all genuine citizens will be protected by the government at any cost. Speaking at a meeting organized by Nepali Sanskriti Suraksha Parishad at Rabindra Bhawan in the city today, Chief Minister said the Nepalis are a brave and hardworking community which has made tremendous contribution in the formation of greater Assamese race ...

Harnessing rivers of Assam can bolster growth: CM

Dibrugarh, October 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that water is a source of all kinds of energy and with proper harnessing and taming the Brahmaputra and Barak alongwith all its tributaries can add to the prosperities of the state. Interacting with the students of MDKG College in Dibrugarh today, Sonowal said, "Assam is a land of possibilities, potentialities and prosperities and right mix of roadmap, science and technology can do wonders to the optimum utilization of these ...