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CM meets District Administrative Staff Delegation

Dispur, March 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today met representatives of Sadou Asom Zila Prashasan Karmachari Parishad at his office in Assam Secretariat and assured to look into their demands. The administrative staffs working in districts and sub-divisions of the state have been on a strike for last couple of days demanding raise in pay scale equivalent to Secretariat staff and other facilities. After the Chief Minister's assurance, the Parishad delegation called off their strike ...

NITI Ayog CEO calls on the Chief Minister

Dispur, March 15: NITI Ayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant today called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his office in Assam Secretariat and discussed various issues related to implementation of Act East Policy, facilitation of major investments, promotion of trade and business and development in implementing 'Ease of Doing Business' in the state. Saying that the State Government is striving to realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of transforming Northeast ...

CM Reviews Silapathar Situation

Dispur, March 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the law and order situation at Silapathar today with senior officials of the government at Brahmaputra State Guest House. The Chief Minister gave strict directions to nab main accused in the Silapathar incident Subodh Biswas at the earliest. In the meeting it was decided that Bijan Mahajan would be appointed Special Public Prosecutor in the Silapathar case. Chief Minister was apprised about the significant progress made in the ...

For taking Assam forward respect to gurus needs to be maintained: Sonowal

Dispur, March 7: Vaishnavite Guru Shri Shri Aniruddhadev and Mayamora Society have made commendable contributions towards Assamese Society. Shri Shri Aniruddhadev strengthened our society by giving rise to colourless, casteless society. On the other hand Mayamora culture contributed immensely towards invigorating a greater Assamese culture. These were the observations of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while speaking as the Chief Guest at the 5th General Conference of Mayamora Cultural ...

Preservation of nature is must to create a pollution free state: CM Fifty lakhs for construction of Khring Khring Baithou Temple Guest House

Dispur, March 7: "The State Government would provide an amount of fifty lakhs rupees for the construction of the Guest House in Khring Khring Baithou Temple premises at Barpathar, Tinsukia. Another 50 lakhs rupees would be provided for constructing a library cum museum for introducing the young generation to the heritage and culture of the Sonowal Kachari tribe." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while attending the Khring Khring Baithou Puja organised centrally at Barpathar in ...

Sonowal thanks PM for saving a baby girl in nick of time

Dispur, March 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his timely intervention leading to saving life of a new born baby of Moran, in Dibrugarh district. In a telephonic call made to Prime Minister Modi today, Sonowal thanked him for ensuring timely arrangement in transiting the infant from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Gangaram Hospital. "This timely intervention on the part of the Prime Minister gave a new lease of life to the baby", Sonowal ...

Sonowal visits ailing Rameswar Dhanowar at AMCH

Dispur, March 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today paid a visit to ailing Rameswar Dhnowar at Assam Medical College Hospital at Dibrugarh and took stock of his health condition. Sonowal who is on a two day tour to Upper Assam visited Dhanowar and wished his speedy recovery. He also directed the Superintendent of AMCH to provide all medical facilities to Dhanowar

Govt. to provide financial assistance to rejuvenate state film industry

Dispur, March 5: Government of Assam will provide financial assistance of Rs. 50 lac for reopening of cinema halls which have already been shut down in the state. Similarly, an amount of Rs. 25 lac will also be provided to cinema halls which need repairing of its building for creating a good viewing ambience. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced this while speaking at the closing ceremony of Chalachitram, a heritage short film competition organized by Chalachitram in association with ...

CM tells DCs to expedite implementation of schemes for minority

Dispur, March 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal issued stern direction to the deputy commissioners to expedite implementation of schemes targeted for the minority community. The Chief Minister while reviewing the performance of schemes under Multi Sector Development Plan (MSDP) through video conference from CM's conference room in Janata Bhawan today asked the DCs to accord top priority to MSDP schemes. Chief Minister Sonowal also directed the DCs to immediately submit utilization ...

Government and Bar Association must work together to spread law awareness: CM

Dispur, March 4: Saying that the government and the Bar Associations of the state must join hands to spread awareness about law and judiciary right to the grassroots levels of the society Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the people must be educated about law so that they can be enabled to enjoy their democratic rights with dignity. Participating as the chief guest in the Workshop on Criminal Trial and Bail Procedure organized by Bar Association of Gauhati High Court in the ...