Press Release

Sonowal takes part in Gunotsav; interacts with students Gunotsav a window of innovation thinking in education system: CM

Dispur, April 7: Gunotsav has introduced a new window of innovative thinking in education system in the State. The evaluation system that has been introduced through Gunotsav will lead to ensuring quality education for the students and generating awareness for meaningful education, said chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal while interacting with the student and teaching fraternity of Panindra High Secondary School at Lakhimpur as a part of the ongoing celebrations of Gunotsav today. Chief ...

Chief Minister Takes part in Sadharan Jati Parishad's biennial session

Dispur, April 7: Reiterating that to establish a society where equality and balanced development of all sections of the people can be achieved Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that capability and talent should be the only determinants for a person to reach a respectable position in the society. Taking part in the biennial session of the Sadharan Jati Parishad at District Library in Lakhimpur today as the chief guest the Chief Minister appreciated the Parishad's endeavour in this ...

Sonowal reviews situation arising out of rain and hailstorm Directs Revenue Department to reach out to the affected people

Dispur, April 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today reviewed loss of lives and properties in the recent spate of rain and hailstorm and directed Principal Secretary, Revenue Deaprtment Pramod Kumar Tiwari to release ex-gratia payment to the next of the kin of the victims immediately. While reviewing the situation with the Principal Secretary and other officers of the Revenue and Disaster Management, Chief Minister Sonowal also instructed immediate release of all essential items to those ...

Sonowal holds talks for revival of paper mills in Assam

Dispur, April 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a meeting with the Minister of State for Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo as the duo discussed at length several steps to revive the HPC Paper Mill Nagaon, Panchgram and Ashok Paper Mill at Jogighopa on a priority basis. The meeting which held at the conference hall of the Brahmaputra State Guest House on Tuesday morning decided to adopt all pragmatic steps in line with the emotions, sentiments and requirements of the ...

CII Director General and President call on the Chief Minister

Dispur, April 4: Director General of Indian of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Chandrajit Banerjee along with CII President Dr. Naushad Forbes today called on the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Brahmaputra State Guest House in the city and discussed issues related to bringing investment and generating employment in the state. The Chief Minister urged the CII representatives to help the state government to set up skill training centres to impart training in construction works to ...

CM directs strict action against corrupt officials 27 Officials and staff of Directorate of Economics and Statistics Suspended

Dispur, April 3: Taking strong cognizance of findings of corruption cases and massive financial irregularities in Directorate of Economics and Statistics in the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has issued direction to the departmental officials to take stern action against those involved in such corrupt practices. It is to be mentioned here that reports of rampant corruption in the Directorate surfaced after Director of Financial Inspections (DFI) conducted an enquiry in the aftermath ...

Rs. 98.35 crore sanctioned by Govt. of India for state tourism sector

Dispur, April 2: In a major fillip to the tourism sector of the state, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 98.35 crores for a Heritage Circuit for Assam. Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Dr. Mahesh Sarma announced this while taking part in a meeting with the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at BSGH today. This amount which has been sanctioned for development of the Tezpur, Majuli and Sivasagar circuit under the scheme of Swadesh Darshan ...

Dalai Lama at Namami Brahmaputra Festival: Understanding the value of religious teachings important for peace

Dispur, April 2: Religion is entirely an individual choice. Change of religion sometimes creates more confusion. Therefore it is always better keep original faith and try to understand about the value of religious teachings for peace and happiness. The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso observed this while speaking at the civic reception hosted by the Government of Assam to felicitate his visit to Assam on the occasion of Namami Brahmaputra festival at ITA Machkhowa today. Earlier, the Dalai Lama ...

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Namami Brahmaputra

Dispur, March 31: President of India Pranab Mukherjee centrally inaugurated the first ever Namami Brahmaputra Festival at a glittering function held at Kachomari Ghat on the bank of the river Brahmaputra this afternoon. Speaking at the inaugural programme, President Mukherjee said that Namami Brahmaputra Festival is an event which has the potential to strengthen the position of Assam and other north eastern states as a hub South East Asian Nations. He said that European countries are no ...

Sonowal distributes cheques to beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan Appeals people to build Assam on constructive values shunning negative attitudes

Dispur, March 25: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the ceremonial distribution of cheques to the beneficiaries of Atal-Amrit Abhiyan when he handed over a cheque worth Rs. 2 lakh to Saurav Jyoti Kalita a patient with neurological disorder at a programme held at Veterinary Field, Khanapara in the city today. Atal Amrit Ahiyan is a unique health assurance scheme launched by the Government of Assam for the benefit of economically poor people of the State. It may be noted that under the ...