Press Release

Assam will aim to become Number one in Ease of doing business: CM

Dispur, October 18: Taking an urgent view of the need of industrialization of the state, Chief Minister today said that to attract investors to the state the tax regime has to be adopted working around the new GST regime. "We must send a signal to industrialists and prospective investors that the government is very serious in providing business friendly environment in the state for business and commerce to flourish" Sonowal said today in a meeting held at his office conference hall for ease of ...

Assam State Road Board Meeting approves Rs. 252 crore for road maintenance

Dispur, October 18: Assam State Road Board Meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in the conference room of Assam Secretariat on Tuesday approved Rs 2 crore each for 126 Assembly Constituencies for the maintenance of roads. Chief Minister Sonowal vetted different proposals of the Board and endorsed the Road Maintenance Plan for all the 126 Assembly Constituencies and Rs 252 crore has been approved for the work, Rs 2 crore for each constituency. Sonowal also ...

Committed service must for people's confidence in administration: CM

Dispur, October 18: Reiterating his Government's commitment to provide good governance, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged the 2016 batch officers of ACS and Allied Services to be more committed to their service to win people's confidence in the administrative system. Stating that people's confidence in the system can be gained through committed service only, Chief Minister Sonowal advised the new officers to work diligently to strengthen the administration. Resolving today's ...

Assam and Nagaland vow to work towards mutual trust and people to people interaction. Mutual reciprocity should be the guiding force towards future journey: Sonowal

Kaziranga, October 17: In putting across their intent loud and clear, the Government of Assam and Nagaland vowed to adopt ''mutually reciprocating approach'' to carry forward constant dialogue andpeople to people contact towards solving all outstanding issues between the two states. In a high level meeting between Chief Minister of Assam and Nagaland Sarbananda Sonowal and T. R. Zeliang held at the convention center Kohora at Kaziranga National Park today both the Chief Ministers viewed that ...

Chief Minister extends greetings for Kati Bihu

Dispur, October 16: Chief Mnister Sarbananda Sonowal today extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Kati Bihu. In a statement, the Chief Minister said that the Kati Bihu festival would light up the lives of the people of the state and strengthen the ties of brotherhood and fraternity among the masses, cutting across the lines of caste, creed, religion or language. Through observance of this agrarian festival, Chief Minister hoped that the people would be blessed with good ...

CM calls on the youth to play greater role in the State's development

Dispur, October16: Reiterating that the youth must take leading role in making Assam a developed state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the youth must employ its innovative ideas in nation building process and commit themselves to the cause of the society. Speaking today at the 19th Session of the Krishnaguru International Spiritual Youth Society at Bokakhat, Sonowal said that the youth must draw their spiritual strength from the ideals of Krishnaguru and work hard to take the ...

Strong action to be taken for negligence to duty: CM

Dispur, October 15: In view of the reported news item of suspension of two General Managers of APDCL and AEGCL, which has appeared in some section of the media today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Govt. will take strong action against Govt. officials who shows negligence to duty. He further said that the decision for suspension was a result of collective failure of the Power Department as manifested in many recent incidents and taken after due diligence. With a view to improve the ...

Govt. holiday declared on Kati Bihu

Dispur, October 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has declared Govt. holiday on 17th October on the occasion of Kati Bihu. Taking into consideration of the ethos and spirit of Kati Bihu for the Assamese community, Chief Minister declared it as a Govt. holiday so that everyone can unequivocally take part into the observation of Kati Bihu rituals. All Govt. Offices, semi-Govt. Offices and educational institutions will remain closed during the holiday. Noteworthy to mention that earlier Kati ...

CM calls for following the ideals of Srimanta Sankardev

Dispur, October 12: Reiterating that the ideals of Srimanta Sankardeva will be followed by the government in taking the state towards fast paced development, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that growth will be achieved by taking along all sections of society in Team Assam mode. Speaking at a function held today at Sri Sri Sankardev College in Batadrawa Sonowal stressed on the objective of achieving all round and equal development of all sections of the people. Saying that Prime ...

Sonowal greets people on the occasion of Durga Puja

Dispur, October 7: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended his Durga Puja Greetings to all on the occasion of Durga Puja. In a message today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "On this joyous occasion of Durga Puja, I extend my greetings and good wishes to everybody. Durga Puja represents the triumph of truth over untruth, good over evil, justice over injustice". He also said that Durga Puja will foster peace and tranquillity to all and sundry besides strengthening the age old bond of amity and ...