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Sonowal launches construction of Dhubri Medical College

Dhubri, February 17: Adding yet another feather to state governments bid to provide accessible, affordable and accountable healthcare delivery system, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Health Minister JP Nadda and State Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma launched the construction work of Dhubri Medical College and Hospital at Dhubri on Friday. The college to be built with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 189 Cr. on sprawling 108 bigha of land will be completed within 3 years. The proposed ...

CM vows to make Assam one of the cleanest states in the country

Dispur, February 16: Saying that all religions teach us to be clean and to make cleanliness and hygiene a habit for life, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that only clean thoughts can lead to clean deeds. Taking part in Assam Conference on Sanitation (ASCOSAN) 2017, a major event of Swachh Bharat Mission organised by Public Health Engineering Department in association with UNICEF and other line departments of State and Central Government at Veterinary College Ground at Khanapara ...

We must follow Bir Chilarai's example of true patriotism and bravery: CM

Dispur, February 10: Stating that Bir Chilarai's example of patriotism and bravery must be followed by the young generation of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the government is taking many steps to immortalise the great General of the erstwhile Kamata Kingdom ruled by Koch Dynasty. Taking part as the Chief Guest in the 507th Birth Anniversary celebration of Chilarai organised by Cultural Affairs Department at Bongaigaon today, Chief Minister Sonowal reiterated ...

Sonowal inaugurates 15th Bodoland Day; reiterates commitment to strengthen BTC Vows to integrate efforts of all sections for a vibrant Assam

Kokrajhar, February 10: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonwoal said that Assam is a melting pot of several tribes and ethnic groups and it has been a constant endeavour of the State Government to integrate the contributions of all tribes and ethnicities to bring about all pervasive development of the State. He also said that the present BJP led State Government which is representing various ethnic groups is also working relentlessly to speed up equal development of all tribes and ethnic groups to ...

Govt to set up Multi Skill Development Centres in Assam Sets target to skill 1.5 lakh youths in 2017-18

Guwahati, February 8: In a bid to give skill development a boost and increase the employability of the youths, State Government to set up Multi Skill Development Centres at Majuli, Dibrugrah, Nalbari, Silchar, Biswanath, Diphu, Dhubri, Nagaon and Kokrajhar. A decision has been reached at to set up these Multi Skill Development Centres in line with Centre of Excellence at the first Governing Council meeting of Assam Skill Development Mission at the conference room of Chief Minister's Office in ...

Sonowal calls upon the students to strengthen democratic traditions

Dispur, February 7: Establishing direct connects with the students, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacted with a group of students and urged them to have faith on democratic traditions and lend their hands to strengthen the edifice of democratic credentials of the country. Interacting with the students of Cotton College, Nowgong College and Dr. Birinchi Kumar Barooah College of Puranigudam at the Central Hall of Assam Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "The ...

Govt. to provide Rs. five thousand one time medical allowance to 4.5 lakh differently abled

February 7, 2017: Government of Assam will provide one time medical allowance to the tune of rupees five thousand to 4.5 lakh differently abled people of the state. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal informed this to a five member delegation of Pratibandhi Suraksha Sanstha, Assam and Dristiheen Parishad, Assam during a discussion, which was held in his office chamber in Assam Secretariat today. The delegation raised several issues during discussion including filling up of vacancies, unemployment ...

Sonowal terms budget 2017-18 pro-people

Dispur, February 7: Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal termed the first full-fledged budget of the BJP led Government in Assam as pro-people which will benefit all sections of the people of the society with special emphasis on women, children and differently abled people. Giving his reactions on the budget for 2017-18 Chief Minsiter Sonowal while thanking Finance Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma for preparing a budget in synergy with the ...

Sonowal attends 86th session of Sankaradeva Sangha Urges to hold Sangha's session outside the State

Dispur, February 6: Chief Minsiter Sarbananda Sonowal said that the purpose of life is to serve the society, as he called upon the community at large to follow Srimanta Sankardeva's ideology of serving all living beings indiscriminately for auguring a spirit of 'truly inclusive society'. Speaking at the 86th annual session of Sankaradeva Sangha at Gohpur today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Our Government is committed to follow the spirit of Srimanta Sankardev in letter and spirit to make ...

Sonowal attends 56th session of Bodo Sahitya Sabha

Dispur, February 6: Bodos are the glittering spots at the global arena. The unique discipline has enabled to put their brilliance at the world arena as the 56th session of Bodo Sahitya being held at Dhemaji bears testimony to this. Speaking at the open session of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha at Simen Chapori in Dhemaji today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the discipline shown by the Bodos has enabled them to achieve success in different areas. Chief Minister Sonowal said "Literature ...