Press Release

Sonowal bids farewell to Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Dispur, October 5: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal bade farewell to Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit today who has been appointed and shifted as Governor of Tamil Nadu. It may be noted that Banwarilal Purohit who was appointed as the Governor of Assam and assumed charge on August 22, 2016, has been appointed and shifted as the Governor of Tamil Nadu vide a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique on September 30. After serving as the Governor of Assam for more than one year Shri Purohit today ...

ISRO to set up its research Centre in Guwahati State Government to ink MoU with DoS to leverage potentials of space technology

Dispur, October 5: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) would set up a research centre in Guwahati for start ups, academicians, environmentalists and entrepreneurs as the decision to this effect was taken at a meeting between Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and ISRO Chariman Dr. A.S. Kiran Kumar held at Loka Priya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in the city today. It may be noted that it is for the first time that ISRO is setting up such an exclusive research facility in ...

Chief Minister inaugurates projects worth 273 crore for Tingkhang Constituency Development of all sections of the society is govt's prime objective: CM

Dispur, Oct 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated multipurpose schemes under 16 different heads for Tingkhang like Central Road Fund, PWD Road Construction and Repair, Prime Minister's Gram Sadak Yojna, Deendayal Upadhaye Gramjyoti Scheme, Erosion Prevention, MLA Local Area Fund, CM's Untied Fund etc. For a total cost of 273 crore 66 lakhs, the projects would bring development in all spheres of the society in the area. Taking part as the chief guest in the inauguration ...

Sonowal witnesses demonstration of amphibious aircraft

Dispur, October 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today witnessed a demonstration of an amphibious aircraft designed by Setouchi Holdings of Japan at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati today. The aircraft has been designed for the 21st century which can take off and land both from short, unimproved strips and water bodies. Such a ground-breaking initiative will be the first in the country and it has been thought of to be introduced in Assam to improve regional ...

Sonowal inaugurates construction work of 500 TDP Methanol Expansion Project

Dispur, October 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially inaugurated the construction work of 500 TDP (Ton Per Day) Methanol Expansion Project of Assam Petro-Chemicals Limited at a function held at Namrup today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the State Government is working vigorously to set up industries at a fast pace so that employment opportunities can be generated for the unemployed youths of the state. Stating that skill development is one of the key ...

CM launches Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign in the state

Dispur, Sept 18: Urging the youth of the state to take cleanliness as an integral part of their lives, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that only clean thoughts can result in clean deeds. He was speaking on the occasion of launching ceremony of Swacchta hi Seva (Cleanliness is Service) campaign in the state at Geeta Mandir in the city which was organised by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in association with Assam Tourism. Saying that if one's surroundings are not ...

CM visits Srimanta Sankar Mission Blind School at Barhampur Govt. to lay foundation stone for ITI exclusively for dibyangs at Dibrugarh

Dispur, Sept 18: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited Srimanta Sankar Mission Blind School at Barhampur in Nagaon district today and assured to transform the school into a government institution. Interacting with the students, Chief Minister Sonowal acknowledged the contributions of the visually challenged people to the growth of the state and said that the government is taking special steps for the skill development of the dibyang students. Sonowal informed that the state government will ...

CM visits martyrs memorial at Barhampur, Sonowal calls upon four pillars of democracy to work for building corruption free society

Dispur, Sept 18: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid rich tribute to the four martyrs who laid down their lives in the freedom struggle of the country at Barhampur in Nagaon district today. He visited the places where the four martyrs namely Bolo Sut, Thogi Sut, Lakhi Hazarika and Bhoogeswari Phukononi were shot dead. He also visited the samadhi sthal of the martyrs. Inaugurating a programme synchronizing with the platinum jubilee observance of Quit India Movement and in memory of the ...

Arunodoi - Northeast Students and Youth Summit 2017 in New Delhi Youth must take responsibility to give renewed momentum to potentiality of NE: CM

Dispur, Sept 16: "North-East is a powerhouse of talent. The region has abundance of resources. Our youth must take the responsibility to give a renewed momentum to its inherent potentiality and to bring Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of North East as India's Ashtalakshmi to fruition". Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while taking part as chief guest in the inaugural session of Arunodoi, the Northeast Students and Youth Summit 2017, which got under way at Indira Gandhi ...

Sonowal meets Union Ministers; requests Centre's help for new Industrial Policy

Dispur, September 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the latter's official residence at 2 Krishna Menon Marg in New Delhi and apprised him of the challenges posed by flood and erosion in Assam and sought his intervention for early release of the pending amount under the Flood Management Programme. Sonowal informed him that release of the amount against 141 schemes would further help in speedy implementation of all ongoing and proposed ...