Press Release

CM asks NHAI to repair 183 KM stretch of NH by Sept 30

Dispur, September 15: Miffed at the conditions of the National Highways, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today asked National Highways Authority (NHAI) of India to repair 183 KM stretch of the National Highways from Dibrugarh towards Sivasagar within September 30. Reviewing the government schemes and programmes at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner's Office in Sivasagar today, Chief Minister Sonowal asked the NHAI to undertake the repair work on a war footing to ease encumbrances ...

Let Assam Sahitya Sabha be the meeting point for all: CM

Dispur, Sept 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that Assam Sahitya Sabha is not merely literary organisation but it should aspire to become the meeting point for people belonging to all ethnic groups, caste and creed. Speaking at the meeting held at Sivasagar Deputy Commissioner's Office to review the preparations for 100 years celebration programme of Assam Sahitya Sabha to be held at Sivasagar Padmanath Gohain Barua Khetra from 1st to 5th February 2017, Chief Minister Sonowal ...

People's feedback is important for good governance: CM

Dispur, Sept 14: Reiterating that government's own discretion is not enough for ensuring good governance, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that people's participation and feedback are equally important to make governance accountable for service delivery and to bring visible change. Participating in an interaction programme with leading citizens and different organizations of Dibrugarh city, Chief Minister Sonowal said that people must contribute through their suggestions and ...

Sonowal's directive towards teeming caterpillars

Guwahati, September 14: To add teeth to the State government's efforts in tackling the menace of swarming caterpillars which has assumed a catastrophic proportion affecting thousands of hectares of farm land, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked Deputy Commissioners to take steps to distribute spray machines and pesticides to the affected farmers to wipe this caterpillar hazards. Sonowal also asked the Agriculture Department to maintain a constant vigil on the development and spearhead ...

MoS Water Resources visits Assam Discusses flood and erosion hit problems with Sonowal

Dispur, September 13: Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan who is in Assam to assess the extent of damages caused by flood and erosion had a crucial meeting with the State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Arunachal Circuit House at Mohanbari, Dibrugarh today and vowed to take steps for an effective and speedy solution of flood and erosion related problems in Assam. It may be mentioned that as a precursor to this ...

Government is committed to creating rural sports infrastructure: CM

Dibrugarh, Sept 13: Reiterating that rural sports infrastructure must be improved to encourage and nurture sporting talents in the hinterlands Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the Government is keen on developing sports facilities in the rural areas of the State and plans are in place to carry out work towards this direction. In a meeting held at the Dibrugarh Circuit House with the top officials of Sports and Youth Welfare, Public Works Department and Cultural Affairs ...

CM Directs swift action on Swarming Caterpillar Menace

Dibrugarh , Sept 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed Deputy Commissioners to personally inspect the farming lands with the concerned District Agricultural Officers in their districts to assess the damage caused by the swarming caterpillar or armyworm and take all necessary action to contain the problem in view of the armyworm menace that has resulted in the heavy damage to the standing crops in many hectares of agricultural land in the state. In a statement today Chief ...

Sonowal lays foundation stone of doubling of Railway Line

Dispur, September 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday the laid foundation stone of doubling the Railway Line between Hojai and Lumding section at a function held at Hojai. With this, the much desired and much needed Railway project of doubling the Railway Line has taken off today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that lauded the efforts and dedication of the Railway Ministry under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for developing railway ...

Govt is committed to an accelerated development of Hojai: CM

Dispur, September 12: Amid a slew of measures that the government has vowed to undertake for an accelerated development of the newly curved out Hojai District, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the district administration of Hojai to undertake a survey work on a war footing to draw a broad map for an all round development of the district. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal who was on a one day visit to Hojai on Monday held a review meeting with the civil and police administration at the ...

Tribal Rights will be protected at any cost: CM

Dispur, Sept 11: Reiterating that tribal society needs to be uplifted from illiteracy and poverty in the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that all illegal encroachment on the tribal lands would be removed by the government and rights of those sons of the soil would be upheld at any cost. At the Vision Document release function of the Akhil Bharatiya Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram (ABVKA) at the Lions Club Auditorium in the city today, Chief Minister said that ABVKA has been doing ...