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Sonowal inaugurates yoga cum wellness centre at Janata Bhawan

Dispur, June 19: To create a space for the officers and employees to practise yoga after office hours right at their work place, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today on the eve of third International Day of Yoga, inaugurated a yoga cum wellness centre at Janata Bhawan in the city. Since yoga is all about to help an individual to achieve a more positive outlook on life and a focused, permanent sense of serenity and peace, the yoga and wellness, United Nations Organisation in response to ...

Sonowal launches Ujjwala scheme in Majuli Kaladhan has transformed into Jandhan in the country: Sonowal

Dispur, June 18: For the all round development of the rural women belonging to below poverty line, Central and State governments have been taking several steps. The Ujjwala Scheme a pet programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has enabled many rural women to get access to free LPG connection which has helped them to go forward in life. Launching the Ujjwala scheme at Majuli today Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the government is committed to the empowerment of women and Ujjwala ...

Sonowal launches mobile app for Majuli Modi Fest to render awareness about government schemes to beneficiaries

Dispur, June 17: In a move to bring the largest river island Majuli at the tip of finger, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today unveiled an android mobile app for disseminating information on xatriya culture, Mising culture, Carbon Registry, inputs on hotels, transport, lodges, car mechanic, car rentals and all information regarding district administration etc of Majuli in presence of Xatradhikar of Uttar Kamalabari Xatra Janardan Deb Goswami at a function held at Majuli on Saturday. Chief ...

Sonowal felicitates meritorious students of Majuli

Dispur, June 17: "The largest river island Majuli is an epicentre of Xatriya Culture. Therefore, concerted efforts are required to place Majuli at the global arena. Achieving success from the problem stricken district of Majuli, itself is an indication that all obstacles of life can very well be overcome by you. The only need is the firmness and self-confidence", these are the observations and world of appreciation of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while felicitating meritorious students of ...

Sonowal congratulates Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi on being nominated for Bhupen Hazarika National Award-2017

Dispur, June 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated eminent writer Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi on being nominated for the prestigious Sarhad's 5th Bhupen Hazarika National Award-2017. Chief Minister Sonowal congratulated him over phone for the award and wished him all success in his future endeavours. It may be noted that with an aim at creating a strong bond between Maharashtra and North East, Sarhad has been presenting Bhupen Hazarika Award since 2012. The organisation conferred the ...

Sonowal pays tributes to Swahid Kushal Konwar on his 74th Death Anniversary

Dispur, June 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that motivated by the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Kushal Knowar laid down his life for the cause of the nation. Because of the sacrifice of the martyrs like Kushal Konwar, our country gained independence. Therefore, the people of the State irrespective of Barak, Brahmaputra, hills and plains should pledge to live up to the values, ideals and customs set by our freedom fighters. Speaking at the observance of 74th death anniversary ...

Sonowal directs to address the scarcity of construction materials within 10 days

Dispur, June 15: Taking a serious look at the scarcity of construction materials mainly chips, sands etc, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Forest Department to make the materials available within 10 days. Chairing a meeting of PWD and Forest Departments at the conference room of Chief Minister's Office in Janata Bhawan this evening, Chief Minister Sonowal constituted a high powered committee with Additional Chief Secretary, PWD Alak Kumar and four other officers to assess the ...

CM Sonowal condoles tragic loss of life in flash-flood

Dispur, June 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal offered his heartfelt condolences at tragic loss of life caused by flash floods last night in Guwahati city and expressed his deepest sympathies with the bereaved families of the victims. Stating this in a press statement, Chief Minister Sonowal termed the incidents very unfortunate and directed the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) district to personally handover Rs. 4 lac ex-gratia payment to the next of kin of those killed in the deluge ...

CM attends 59th Foundation Day of Sitajakhala Milk Producers Cooperative CM calls on the youth to take up farming and cattle rearing to bring economic transformation

Dispur, June 11: Calling on the educated unemployed youth of the state to vigorously engage in agriculture and cattle rearing to lay the foundation of a self sustainable rural economy, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that milk production cooperatives can boost the rural economy and open up avenues of employment. Taking part as the chief guest in the 59th foundation day celebration programme of Sitajakhala Dugdha Utpadak Samabai Samiti Limited at Sitajakhala, Jagirod in Morigaon ...

Sonowal discusses tribal welfare issues with Union Tribal Affairs Minister Sonowal requests Jual Oram to set up Ekalavya Model School in Majuli

Dispur, June 10: In a move to expedite the development of the people belonging to scheduled tribe communities of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday discussed several issues with Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram at Brahmapura State Guest House. During the meeting Chief Minister Sonowal and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram extensively discussed welfare schemes of the Scheduled Tribe and the people belonging to 6th scheduled area as well as other tribal areas ...