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Sonowal takes stock of Barshapara Stadium's preparedness for T-20 match Express satisfaction over the arrangements

Dispur, September 2: As a part of sequel of measures that chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been initiating for Guwahati to play host to the first T-20 international cricket match between India and Australia on October 10, Sonowal this evening visited Barshapara Stadium in the city and took stock of the preparations being undertaken for the match. Chief Minister Sonowal along with minister of state for youth welfare and sports Naba Kumar Doley took stock of the ground condition, pitch, ...

ONGC along with other oil PSUs contribute 15 crores to CM Relief Fund CM calls upon oil PSUs to be an active partner of Govt. initiatives

Dispur, September 1: Seven Oil PSUs operating in Assam viz. ONGC, IOC, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL, OIL and NRL, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India have together contributed an amount of Rs.15 crores to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund in aid of the people devastated by the recent spate of floods in the State. A cheque of Rs. 15 crores was handed over to the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal by the representatives of the oil companies led by ...

Aadhar Card data collection to start from 1st December in the state Mini Secretariat to be set up at Barak Valley for inclusive growth: CM

Dispur, September 1: Chief Minister today reviewed the Budget Announcement implementation status of General Administration Department (GAD), Secretariat Administration Department (SAD), Judicial and Legislative Departments at Chief Minister's Conference Room at Janata Bhawan. It was informed in the meeting by GAD that data collection process for Aadhar Card by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) would roll out from 1st December 2017 whereby biometric and demographic data will be ...

CM directs state departments to settle pending issues of BTAD in a time bound manner

Dispur, September 1: With a view to facilitate faster development in BTAD, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed all state government departments to settle all pending issues in a time bound manner. Chief Minister Sonowal directed this while chairing a review meeting on issues related to BTAD in the presence of public representatives and officers of state government and BTC administration, which was held at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara in the city. Stating that the ...

Sikh community has contributed to the formation of greater Assamese community: CM

Dispur, August 29: "Sikh community has immense contribution in the formation of a greater Assamese identity and they have seamlessly assimilated into Assam's culture and traditions. Our government is committed to uplift the community like all other communities living in the state." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said when a Sikh delegation led by Member of Delhi Legislative Assembly Manjinder Singh Sirsa visited him at his office at Janata Bhawan. The delegation informed the Chief ...

1st Governing Body meeting of State Innovation & Transformation Ayog CM urges SITA to focus on rejuvenating state tea industry

Dispur, August 29: Considering the important role played by the tea industry in the economic growth and employment generation in the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Vice Chairman and other Governing Body members of State Innovation & Transformation Ayog (SITA) to focus more on rejuvenating the tea sector. While chairing the 1st Governing Body meeting of SITA at CM's conference room in Janata Bhawan today, the Chief Minister said that Assam Tea is facing serious challenges in ...

Sonowal requests to boost regional connectivity between Guwahati with South East Asia Construction of new terminus and expansion of existing one in LGBI to start in November

Dispur, August 29: Following chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal's request for adding more flights to LGBI airport to increase air frequency between Guwahati with other South East Asian Nations, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha agreed to extend his ministry's help to boost regional connectivity. In a 30 minute meeting between chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and civil aviation minister Jayant Sinha which held this evening at chief minister's office in Janata Bhawan, modalities ...

Sonowal asks Deputy Commissioners to submit survey report of flood induced damages Tells them to resume classes in schools in flood affected areas

Dispur, August 28: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed all deputy commissioners (DCs) to reach out to the flood affected people to ascertain their loss and immediately submit a survey report for the Government to expeditiously start the rehabilitation process on a full throttle. Interacting with the deputy commissioners through a video conference at his office in Janata Bhawan today, chief minister Sonowal said, "Post-flood management is very critical as the government is committed ...

Madhya Pradesh Govt. contributes Rs. 2 cr. to Chief Minister's Relief Fund

Dispur, August 28: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to Chief Ministers of all states to provide assistance to flood hit states of the country during the "All CM's Meet" held recently in New Delhi, Madhya Pradesh Government has contributed an amount of Rs. 2 crore to Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund today. Minister of State, Cooperatives, Government of Madhya Pradesh Vishwas Sarang handed over the cheque to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in his office chamber at Janata Bhawan. ...

40th Naroram Barman Prizemoney Football Tournament Govt. to provide better opportunities for sportspersons of rural areas

Dispur, August 27: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Government of Assam is resolutely working to scout sporting talents from rural areas and providing them better platform for honing their latent talent. Sonowal said this while inaugurating the final march of 40th Naroram Barman Prize money Football Tournament played at Chamata Mini Stadium in Nalbari district today. Inaugurating the final match where Mohammadan Sporting Association, Kolkata locked horns with ASEB, Chief Minister ...