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Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone of a project for protection of Majuli island from flood & erosion and construction of Brahmaputra Board complex

Dispur, Dec 29: Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of a project for protection of Majuli island from flood & erosion and construction of Brahmaputra Board complex alongwith slew of other projects taken up by the Assam Government under state plan with financial outlay amounting to over Rs. 300 crores in a programme held at Rawanapar in Majuli district today. Coinciding the occasion ...

Launch of Skill Development Training Centres across Assam Knowledge and Skill must for socio-economic progress: CM

Dispur, Dec. 28: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched Skill Development Training Centres across the state in a programme organized by Department of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Government of Assam at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Knowledge and skill are two key elements for an empowered life. Socio-economic progress cannot gather speed without them. Our youth must give a new dimension to ...

Sonowal lays foundation stone of 50 bedded Ayurvedic Hospital at Majuli Govt. aims to make Majuli as a hub of traditional medical practices: CM

Dispur, Dec. 28: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of a 50 bedded Ayurvedic Hospital to be set up under National AYUS Mission at Sriram Chapori in Majuli district today. On the occasion, the Chief Minister stressed on the need to preserve and sustain the age old ayurvedic methods of medical treatment for a healthy and disease free life. Informing that the Ayurvedic Hospital would be completed within a period of 18 months, which would be built with an expenditure of Rs ...

Sonowal takes part in swearing in ceremony of new government of Gujarat Congratulates Rupani and his Council of Ministers

Dispur, December 26: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal who was present at the oath taking ceremony of the BJP Government in Gujarat today congratulated Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and his Council of Ministers for steering the party to power for the record number of sixth consecutive term. While congratulating Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Sonowal hoped that under his leadership, Gujarat will script a new growth story for the state. He also said that the new government would also work ...

CM attends World Food Day programme Govt. to ensure food security through increased production: CM

Dispur, Oct 16: "Government of Assam will work with more resoluteness to ensure food, cloth and shelter for every citizen in the state. These are fundamental requirements without which no one can live a dignified life. The state government is committed to improve the living standard of the poor families and has taken up series of activities". Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while taking part as chief guest at the World Food Day celebration organized by North East Institute of ...

Sonowal seeks cooperation to make Guwahati International Film Festival a success

Dispur, October 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought cooperation from all sections of the society particularly from the film fraternity to make the first ever Guwahati International Film Festival a success. While reviewing the preparations put in place for the Guwahati International Film Festival at the conference hall in Janata Bawan here today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pushed for an all out effort on the part of the administration and the film fraternity to make the film ...

CM attends All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union Golden Jubilee at Itanagar Arunachal youth must harness possibilities of the state for the growth of NE: CM

Dispur, Oct 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today took part in the golden jubilee celebrations of All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) at Itanagar and strongly pitched for greater harmony and strengthening of age old ties between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Saying that to realise the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Northeast becoming the New Engine of growth for the nation there is greater need of unity among the states, Sonowal stated the region must strive towards ...

Smart city initiative in Guwahati for beautification of Brahmaputra riverfront Project to reflect cultural heritage of the state

Dispur, Oct 13: The Brahmaputra riverfront from Rajbhawan to Kamakhya will don a new look soon with the Guwahati Smart City Development Agency Limited (GSCDAL) mooting a major beautification initiative along the river in the city. The Agency office bearers made a presentation on the proposed beautification project to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in his conference room at Janata Bhawan today. This is the first of its kind initiative to develop 5.2 km stretch of the Brahmaputra river ...

DCs must take providing houses to the poor as moral responsibility under PMAY: CM

Dispur, Oct 13: "Deputy Commissioners must consider the implementation of schemes like backlogged Indira Awas Yojna (IAY) and Prime Minister's Awas Yojna (PMAY) as their moral responsibility which seeks to provide houses to the poorest of poor in the society. You must take up these schemes on priority basis and must ensure all beneficiaries get their houses within the stipulated time" Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while reviewing the implementation of IAY and PMAY in the districts ...

Sonowal lays foundation of road project at Cachar Connectivity to Barak Valley to be made seamless: Sonowal

Dispur, October 12: In a move to improve connectivity and communication of Barak Valley Region with special emphasis on connectivity of Cachar, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of a project "Upgradation and Improvement of Silchar-Kumbhirgram Road (from Gossaipur Point of Mahasadak to Kumbhirgram Airport) at Udharbond in Cachar today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the proposed project for up gradation of road measuring more than 16 km ...