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Sonowal Visits Madhupur Satra Vows to Develop It As Epicentre of Cultural Tourism

Cooch Behar, December 17: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that his government will take tangible steps to solve all problems of Madhupur Satra as the Government will prepare a master-plan to develop Madhupur Satra as an "epicentre of cultural tourism." Undertaking his maiden visit to Madhupur Satra on Saturday after becoming Chief Minister, Sonowal on behalf of the people of the state offered his worship and prayed for the welfare of all sections of the people of the state. Sonowal ...

State government will take all steps to preserve Sarat Chandra Sinha Samadhi Khetra: CM

Dispur, December 17: Remembering former Chief Minister Sarat Chandra Sinha's immense contribution to socio-political aspect of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the government will take all necessary steps to preserve the Samadhi Khetra of the stalwart in a befitting manner. Opening the Sarat Chandra Singha Memorial Cultural Complex built by Cultural Affairs Department of the state today at Chapar, Dhubri Chief Minister Sonowal said that the complex would serve to ...

Govt. committed to inclusive and equal growth of all communities: CM

Dispur, December 17: Government of Assam is committed to inclusive and equal growth of all communities in the State. The Christians being a minority community should not be worried and feel insecure. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while attending a pre-Christmas celebration in the city on Saturday. "Our Government doesn't work for a community looking at the number it represents. We are committed to equal development and security of all in the State and will continue to work with ...

No one should doubt Government's intent to implement Assam Accord: CM

Dispur, December 16: Reiterating the government's commitment to implement the Assam Accord in its true spirit, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the government is sincerely taking all necessary steps to safeguard the interest of the indigenous people of the state and there should not be any misgiving about the government's intent in the regard. Taking part in the "Round Table Dialogue for Constitutional Protection of Assam" organised by Assam Accord Implementation Department in ...

Investing in sports today will help in building a better society: CM

Dispur, December 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today unveiled the statue of international football player from the state Late Babul Phukan at Jerai Mini Stadium in Chabua, Dibrugarh as a mark of respect to the player who brought laurels to the state at many national and international platforms and represented the country as part of the Indian youth team which played in Pakistan and Riyadh in 1985-86. Remembering the contribution of the stalwart footballer to sporting arena of the state ...

Govt to frame Sports Policy to stimulate hidden sports talents Sports Policy to be framed after consulting sports personalities: CM

Dispur, December 14: In a move to give fillip to sports, State Government will frame a new Sports Policy in consultation with the sports personalities of the State. Flagging off 'Run for Sports' organised at Latasil Playground in the city today to observe the golden jubilee celebrations of Arjun Bhogeswar Baruah's wining Gold Medal in Bangkok Asian Games , Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that State Government will unleash an initiative to unearth sporting talents at the rural areas. He ...

CM inaugurates solar battery charging station and Community Devlopment Center

Dispur, December 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated a solar battery station and a community development centre at Bindhakata Tengapukhuri village in Chabua, Dibrugarh. The project implemented by Sri Sri Rural Development Programme (SSRDP) Trust of Art of Living Foundation in collaboration with Cooper Foundation has installed two solar battery charging stations of 6 kilowatt capacity that would fulfil power requirements of 287 households of four villages of the area namely ...

CM directs increase of pre- Matriculation scholarship for Schedule Tribes Directs the development boards to work for the growth of sports and culture

Dispur, December 13: State government has taken the decision to increase the pre-Matriculation scholarship from 25 to 100 rupees for the students belonging to Schedule Tribes (ST) of the state studying between 1st to 10th standard. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes Department yesterday at the conference hall of CM Secretariat which was presided over by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. In order to identify the talents from rural areas ...

Government to raise four new battalions to increase surveillance along Indo-Bangla border

Dispur, December 13: In a bid to intensify surveillance and security along the Indo-Bangla Border, State Government to raise four new battalions. These battalions to form second line of vigil and patrolling along the border and assist the existing security mechanism along the International border. In a meeting in the Chief Minister's conference room of Assam Secretariat on Tuesday with senior officers of Home and Police, Chief Minister Sonowal directed for immediate raising of these four ...

No lapse will be tolerated in development works of Majuli: CM

Dispur, December 12: Charing a review meeting today on the various developmental activities and conservation efforts of Majuli at the conference hall of CM Secretariat, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that all government officials must work with full honesty and dedication to fulfil their responsibilities towards making Majuli a developed district and any lapse in this regard would not be tolerated. In the presence of representatives of student organisations, civil society, press etc of ...