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176 MoUs signed on the first day of the summit worth more than Rs. 65000 crores

Dispur, Feb 3: Advantage Assam: Global Investors' Summit got off to a rollicking start today with signing of 176 MoUs worth more than Rs. 65,000 crore. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was present on the occasion along with his cabinet colleagues on a day when industry bigwigs visited the event to make the day fruitful for the state's economy. Some major MoUs that were signed today included key players of the industrial sector of the country and the world. Out of these, Oil India will be ...

Sonowal inaugurates Bhutanese Consulate Office in Guwahati Direct flight service between India-Bhutan and Singapore to propel inter-regional connectivity: Sonowal

Dispur, February 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal jointly with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan Lyonpo Damcho Dorji inaugurated the Royal Bhutanese Consulate at a function held at Panjabari here today. Opening of the Consulate General's Office will not only benefit Bhutanese and North Eastern tourists, pilgrims and students and businessmen but also strengthen friendship between people from Assam and neighbouring states and Bhutan, Chief Minister Sonowal commented. Sharing his ...

Sonowal assures aggrieved employees of paper mills early disposal of demands

Dispur, February 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured the workers and employees of Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mill and Kagajkal Suraksha Mancha who met him today at his office to take their grievances to the Secretary of the Union Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises for release of their salary and statutory dues. Following the assurance the federation of workers and employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mills have called off their reported ...

State Government signs MoU with NBCC for construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati

Dispur, Feb 2: In a major development ahead of the Global Investors' Summit, which begins tomorrow, Government of Assam signed an MoU with National Building Construction Corporation (India) Limited for setting up a Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati with a project cost of Rs. 1950 crore in self-financing mode. This iconic project will be implemented at Basistha Crossing near NH-37 with a completion period of sixty months. The construction work of the Twin Tower will commence from July 2018 ...

Sonowal inaugurates Treasury Office building in Majuli

Dispur, January 31: Leading the youngest district to witness yet another development initiatives, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the newly constructed building of Majuli District Treasury Office adjacent to DC Office at Garmur in Majuli today. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony Chief Minister Sonowal emphasising his commitment to transform Majuli into a front-running districts of the nation, said that his government for the overall development of the island has been ...

Sonowal attends valedictory function of National Integration Camp Appeals youths to act as catalyst to national development

Dispur, January 31: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that India is the youngest country in terms of its young population as 65 per cent of the people are below the age group of 35 years. Speaking at the valedictory function of the five day Mega National Integration Camp and India-ASEAN Special Commemorative Summit 2018 at Birinci Kumar Baruah Auditorium in Gauhati University today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that by 2020, 325 million people in India will reach working age and consequently ...

Sonowal attends 508th Birth anniversary of Mahavir Chilarai at Mangaldai Mahavir Chilarai was an apostle of great human values: CM

Dispur, Jan 31: "Mahavir Chilarai was not only a warrior, he was an apostle of great human values. He was deeply oriented towards literature and worked for strengthening the Assamese society. People of the state must follow his footsteps to reinforce its identity throughout the world in the 21st century", Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made this fervent call while speaking as chief guest in the 508th Birth anniversary celebration of Mahavir Chilarai at Gandhi Maidan in Mangaldai at Darrang ...

Sonowal inaugurates IT Directorate

Dispur, January 24: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the State Government is using e-governance to extend good governance to the people of Assam and inauguration of an exclusive directorate of information technology (IT) would help the government to pluck the digital divide between urban and rural areas. Inaugurating the Directorate of Information Technology, Electronics and Communication at the premises of Janata Bhawan today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that though the works of ...

CM launches Saubhagya scheme No village or urban area of the state would be left out of reach of electricity: CM

Dispur, Jan 23: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today ceremonially launched Saubhagya (Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna) at a programme held at Sonaram Higher Secondary School field in the city. The chief minister said that with the launch of this scheme electricity for all would be a reality in the state where remotest of villages would be electrified. Saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched various schemes for uplifting underprivileged sections of the society and for ...

Parliamentary Standing Committee Members call on Sonowal

Dispur, January 22: A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare led by its Chairman and Member of Lok Sabha Dr. Manoj Rajoria called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Brahmaputra State Guest House on Sunday evening and explained the purpose of the committee's visit to Assam. The Committee would study the Medical Devices Regulation and Control and National Health Mission in Assam and prepare a report to table it to the House. The members of the Committee ...