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Govt. to organize seminar in all districts to mark Rabindra Jayanti: CM

Dispur, May 9: Government of Assam will organize seminar in all districts of the state to mark the Rabindra Jayanti celebration from next year. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced this while taking part in the Rabindra Jayanti celebration at Rabindra Bhawan in the city today. Greater Guwahati Rabindra Jayanti Celebration Committee organized the programme today in association with Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Government of Assam. "Rabindranath Tagore was a great humanist who made ...

Sonowal distributes aids and assistive devices in Majuli Divyangjans are core component of our human resource bank: Sonowal

Majuli, May 9: Intensifying their resolve in empowering the persons with disabilities (Divyangjans), Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar distributed free aids and assistive devices to 807 number of Divyangjans at a 'Samajik Adhikarita Shivir' held at Xatranagari Majuli on Tuesday. The aids and assistive devices were distributed under Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/ Fittings of Aids and Appliances ( ...

Sati Radhika award presented CM calls upon youth to develop Assam on the foundation of morality, humanity and universal brotherhood

Majuli, May 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented Sati Radhika award to veteran social worker Bina Prabha Das, wife of late Ila Ram Das, who was the founder of Ek Saran Bhagawati Samaj at a function organized by Assam SC Yuba Chatra Sangathan, Majuli District Committee at Kamalabari in Majuli today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the state has a rich legacy of women like Sati Radhika, Sati Sadhoni, Sati Joymati who enriched the social, cultural and spiritual ...

CM lays foundation stone of development projects in Karbi Anglong

Dispur, May 7: With a view to accelerate the pace of development in the hill districts of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today laid the foundation stone of several projects in Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong districts. The Chief Minister during his daylong tour kick started the works for construction of a Civil Hospital, DIET, Polytechnic Institute, B.Ed College at Hamren, Public Hall at Baithalangsu and Science College at Dongkamokam. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister ...

Government is committed to quality and value based education in the state: CM

Dispur, May 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that through education people gain knowledge and knowledge gives us power. Quality education determines quality life. Speaking at a two day Regional Workshop at a city hotel today for North Eastern Region on innovation and best practises in school education, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the State Government's decision to start Gunotsav across schools in Assam was aimed at creating value-based and quality education in the State. Sonowal ...

Sonowal distributes tractors Urges farmers to contribute to make Assam an organic hub

Dispur, May 6: In a move to stimulate economic growth of the people of backward classes, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today distributed tractors to self help groups belonging to plain tribe and backward classes at a function held at Madhavdev International Auditorium at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here today. Speaking on the occasion, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "To improve the lot of the farmers belonging to plain tribe and backward classes our Government has been taking ...

GST will plug loopholes in tax regime and augment revenue collection: CM

Dispur, May 6: "Goods and Services Tax (GST) will bring revolutionary changes to our taxation systems and plug out all loopholes for indulging in corruption in the system. It will also bolster the revenue collection of the state while simultaneously reducing the burden on the consumers" Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal commented today while speaking at the awareness programme on GST for the MLAs held at Assam Administrative Staff College in the city. Saying that Prime Minister's Narendra ...

Sonowal releases Lal Nadi Nile Pahar

Dispur, May 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal released a book titled 'Lal Nadi Nile Pahar' (red river blue mountain) at a function held at the conference hall of chief minister block of Janata Bhawan here today. Penned by senior journalist Ravishankar Ravi, the book is an account of the writer's experience on several aspects of North East. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal while lauding the step of Ravishankar Ravi on writing a book on North East, said that the book will ...

Chief Minister takes stock of the construction works of Kolkata Assam Bhawan CM Directs action for preserving Dr. Bhupen Hazarika's Residence at Kolkata

Dispur, May 4: The Assam Government wants to renovate and turn Dr Bhupen Hazarika's residence at Kolkata into an archive and therefore has instructed the Director of Kolkata Assam Bhawan to pursue the matter of obtaining the ownership of the house from its current owner. Chief Minister Sarbnanda Sonowal said this in a meeting with the officials of Assam Bhawan at Kolkata. During the meeting, the Chief Minister also stated that steps would be taken by the state government to erect a statue of ...

Sonowal attends concluding function of sesquicentennial celebration of Deputy Commissioner's Office, Cachar Govt is committed to bring in equal development of Barak and Brahmaputra: CM

Dispur, May 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "State Government is committed to strengthen the harmony between Barak and Brahmaputra to give equal development a chance". Barak Valley has been lagging behind in the context of development which has to be reverted to bring Barak Valley in the growth trajectory, observed Chief Minister Sonowal while speaking at the concluding ceremony of sesquicentennial celebration of Deputy Commissioner's Office, Cachar at Silchar today. Chief Minister ...