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Sati Radhika award presented CM calls upon youth to develop Assam on the foundation of morality, humanity and universal brotherhood

Majuli, May 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented Sati Radhika award to veteran social worker Bina Prabha Das, wife of late Ila Ram Das, who was the founder of Ek Saran Bhagawati Samaj at a function organized by Assam SC Yuba Chatra Sangathan, Majuli District Committee at Kamalabari in Majuli today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the state has a rich legacy of women like Sati Radhika, Sati Sadhoni, Sati Joymati who enriched the social, cultural and spiritual ...

CM lays foundation stone of development projects in Karbi Anglong

Dispur, May 7: With a view to accelerate the pace of development in the hill districts of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today laid the foundation stone of several projects in Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong districts. The Chief Minister during his daylong tour kick started the works for construction of a Civil Hospital, DIET, Polytechnic Institute, B.Ed College at Hamren, Public Hall at Baithalangsu and Science College at Dongkamokam. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister ...

Government is committed to quality and value based education in the state: CM

Dispur, May 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that through education people gain knowledge and knowledge gives us power. Quality education determines quality life. Speaking at a two day Regional Workshop at a city hotel today for North Eastern Region on innovation and best practises in school education, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the State Government's decision to start Gunotsav across schools in Assam was aimed at creating value-based and quality education in the State. Sonowal ...

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 ...