Press Release

Bangladesh President attaches great importance on ties with Assam The bond that the people of Assam share with Bangladesh is very unique: CM

Dispur, March 8: "Bangladesh attaches great importance with India as its most trusted neighbour. Both the countries share common social and cultural values and these need to be further encouraged with sustained interaction. This will facilitate sustainable peace and progress in the region." President of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid said this while speaking at the dinner hosted in his honour by the Assam Government at a city hotel today. Acknowledging the cooperation and help extended by the ...

Sonowal inaugurates new academic building of Judicial Academy, Assam CM reaffirms support to speedy, efficient and quality justice delivery system

Dispur, February 24: Reaffirming state government's resolve to support a speedy, efficient and quality justice delivery system to surmount the various challenges faced by the Judiciary, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated the new Academic Building of Judicial Academy, Assam at Amingaon in Guwahati within the campus of National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJA) in the presence of Supreme Court judges Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sharad Arvind Bode, Chief Justice of ...

CM attends Ali Aye Ligang and Solung Festival at Arunachal Assam and Arunachal Pradesh must work together to achieve development: CM

Dispur, Feb 24: "Assam and Arunachal Pradesh both must work together while keeping the age-old ties between the two states intact to achieve all-round development. Both these states are rich in biodiversity and they must harness these potentials for achieving rapid development of the region." Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while attending mega Ali Aye Ligang Festival celebrations of the Mishings along with Solung Festival of the Adi community at Mebo, East Siang District in ...

Sonowal inaugurates 3rd National Youth Convention at AAU, Jorhat Advocates research for balanced agricultural growth

Dispur, February 23: Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal said that extensive agricultural research holds the key for the balanced agricultural development of the country. Inaugurating the 3rd National Youth Convention on "Transforming Agriculture for Agripreneurship and Employment Opportunities: The Youth Perspective" at Assam Agricultural University in Jorhat today, Sonowal said that Assam Agricultural University should take the lead in setting an agenda for the students to carry out research to ...

CM takes review of Environment and Forest Department We will not tolerate callous attitude of department officials: CM

Dispur, Feb 22: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today chaired a review meeting of the Environment and Forest Department at his conference room at Janata Bhawan. Coming down heavily on the department for its lack of new ideas and zeal to achieve growth, the chief minister directed the department to get its act together to remove the bad impression of the department among the people of the state. Issuing directives to the department for reducing the elephant deaths that have taken place ...

State to celebrate 22 September as Rhino Day

Dispur, February 22: In a bid to keep the world famous one-horned rhinoceros of Assam under the global spotlight, State Government to commemorate 22 September as 'Rhino Day'. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while mooting the idea at the 10th meeting of State Board for Wild Life in the conference room of Chief Minister's office in Janata Bhawan this evening, maintained that a day exclusively dedicated to the approximately 2500 rhino population in the state will be a tribute to the rhinoceros ...

Construction of Integrated Directorate Complex to start from 1st May Large-scale Aadhaar Card enrolment to begin from March 27

Dispur, Feb 20: Boosting coordination and leveraging effective management of administrative activities, construction of the proposed Integrated Directorate Complex will start from 1st May at Betkuchi in Guwahati. Senior officials of General Administration Department informed this to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal during a review meeting which was held in the Chief Minister's Conference Room at Janata Bhawan today. To be set up with a financial outlay of Rs. 471 crore in an area of 31.4 bigha ...

CM calls upon students to contribute in nation building initiatives

Dispur, February 19: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacted with a group of students of three colleges of Dhubri district at the Central Hall of Assam Legislative Assemble today and urged them to discover the resources of their land and contribute meaningfully in realizing its potential. Interacting with the students of BM College, Promothes Baruah College and Bilasipara College of Dhubri district, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Assam is endowed with rich natural resources. The land of ...

CM distributes sophisticated weapons to forest personnel at Kaziranga

Dispur, Feb 18: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today distributed modern sophisticated weapons to forest personnel at a programme held at Forest Convention Centre at Kohora, Kaziranga in Golaghat District. He also distributed ex gratia to the next of keen of victims of man animal conflict and compensation to the injured. Speaking on the occasion he expressed hope that modern weapons would enable the forest personnel to carry out their duties in a more effective manner to protect the state's ...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Global Investors' Summit

Dispur, February 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating the first ever Global Investors' Summit in Guwahati today said that holding the Summit 'Advantage Assam' and the participation of galaxy of industrialists from across the spectrum and statesmen is a testimony that Assam is progressing. Delivering his inaugural address Prime Minister Modi said that in the centre's Act East Policy, Assam and other North Eastern states have occupied an epicentre of India's relations with ASEAN ...