Press Release

Sonowal inaugurates State's first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra

Dispur, October 7: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Assam's first Model Skill Development Centre "Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra" at Panjabari, Guwahati in a bid to transform the skill landscape of the State at a function held at the city on Friday. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and National Skill Development Corporation. The Centre will give training to the unemployed youths in 13 job roles. Speaking on the occasion, Chief ...

CM lays emphasis on society's role in protecting wildlife

Dispur, October 6: Appreciating the relentless service rendered by forest personnel to safeguard the wildlife of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the society would have to put joint efforts in protecting nature and animal habitats. Stating that forest department alone cannot protect the wildlife, Sonowal called upon the residents living near the forest areas to realize their role in protecting nature and urged them to foil the nefarious design of the poachers and insurgent ...

CM pushes for effective implementation of Govt. flagship programmes

Dispur, October 6: To brand the Possibilities, Potentialities and Prosperities of Assam, all Banks must join hands with the government and ensure successful implementation of Govt. flagship programmes for financial inclusion, said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while interacting with the Bankers of the state in the State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) meeting held today at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara. Expressing satisfaction on credit flow, the Chief minister said that ...

Illegal migrants would have to leave Assam: CM

Dispur, October 5: Strongly reiterating that all illegal migrants living in Assam would have to leave the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that interest of all genuine citizens will be protected by the government at any cost. Speaking at a meeting organized by Nepali Sanskriti Suraksha Parishad at Rabindra Bhawan in the city today, Chief Minister said the Nepalis are a brave and hardworking community which has made tremendous contribution in the formation of greater Assamese race ...

Harnessing rivers of Assam can bolster growth: CM

Dibrugarh, October 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that water is a source of all kinds of energy and with proper harnessing and taming the Brahmaputra and Barak alongwith all its tributaries can add to the prosperities of the state. Interacting with the students of MDKG College in Dibrugarh today, Sonowal said, "Assam is a land of possibilities, potentialities and prosperities and right mix of roadmap, science and technology can do wonders to the optimum utilization of these ...

Tea Tribes an Indispensible part of Assamese Culture: CM

Dispur, October 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that tea tribe communities are an integral part of Assam and the composite culture of Assam remains incomplete without the culture of the tea tribe communities. Speaking at the silver jubilee celebrations of Karam Sammelan at Deoram Tasa Kshetra of Koom Chang Tea Estate at Doomdooma on Monday evening Chief Minister Sonowal said that Karam Puja is no longer associated with tea tribe communities alone, it has become an ...

Chief Minister reiterates commitment to the tea community

Dibrugarh, October 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reiterated the government's commitment to work for the economic and social security of the tea community including the Small Tea Growers as they constitute a sizeable human resource which can be exploited for giving impetus to the development of the state. Speaking at the 20th Annual General Conference of All Assam Small Tea Growers Association at DDR College, Chabua today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the state government is ...

CM felicitates ODF villages and TEs of Dibrugarh

Dispur, October 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitated 48 villages and 12 Tea Gardens of Dibrugarh district for achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) status in their respective areas and for successful implementation of Swaccha Bharat Mission (SBM) in a programme held at Ronghar Auditorium of Dibrugarh University today. The Chief Minister distributed certificates amongst them in recognition of their achievement. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that cleanliness is a ...

Quality service is must for quality governance: CM

Dispur, October 3: While public expectations from the government have increased tremendously over the years, their level of satisfaction with the service delivery has gone down drastically. This entails the government to work in a systematic manner to bring back people's confidence into the system. It is only through quality and dedicated service sustainable development can be achieved and people's confidence can be regained, said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while releasing the Assam Human ...

CM advocates airline hub in Guwahati

Dispur, October, 3: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced directs flights introduced by Spicejet airline on the Guwahati-Silchar and Guwahati-Aizwal routes in a programme held at Guwahati today. Spicejet has also introduced an additional frequency on the Guwahati-Kolkata route in the same programme. Announcing the new flight route, Chief Minister Sonowal has advocated for an airline hub in the city so that all flights can take off from Guwahati itself. Disclosing this, the ...