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CM's stern direction to NHIDCL to immediately complete NH repair works

Dispur, July 5: Taking strong note of the appalling condition of national highways at different parts of the state, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today made stern directions to NHIDCL to take immediate measures for repair and construction of the roads. The Chief Minister directed this to NHIDCL during a meeting held at Dibrugarh today. The meeting was attended by General Manager of NHIDCL Ajitpal Singh Brar and several other senior officials. Chief Minister Sonowal said that the people of ...

CM reviews Urban Development Department Must prepare vision plans for developing cities of future: CM

Dispur, July 3: Urging the Urban Development Department and Town and Country Planning Department to work with renewed vigour and vision plans to bring about holistic change to develop the cities and towns of the state keeping in the mind the demands of the future, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that apart from developing the cities and towns to modern standards, the departments should identify other places which can be developed as towns and cities in future. The chief minister was ...

Prasar Bharati chairman calls on CM AIR Guwahati to launch FM channel in September

Dispur, July 3: Chairman of Prasar Bharati Board Dr. A. Surya Prakash called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter's official residence at Kharghuli in Guwahati today and informed him that All India Radio, Guwahati will soon launch its own FM channel. He said that the channel will go on air from September 2018. Dr. Surya Prakash during his maiden visit to the state as Chairman of the regulatory body of Doordarshan and AIR also said that a proposal to launch a new channel of ...

CM reviews programme implementation of Guwahati Development Department Building construction clearance to be hassle-free in Guwahati

Dispur, July 3: In a major move to make building construction clearance hassle-free in Guwahati city, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Guwahati Municipal Corporation to act as the single window agency overriding the multiple agency system. He also directed the Guwahati Development Department to make necessary modifications in the existing system so that applicants could obtain the permission by applying at GMC only. Override Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while reviewing the ...

CM urges IPS probationers to work with integrity and commitment

Dispur, July 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the probationer IPS officers of 2017 batch, who are on a study tour to Assam, to serve the nation with integrity and commitment. He also asked them to contribute to the nation-building exercise with compassion and responsiveness to the poor and downtrodden. While interacting with probationer IPS officers at his conference room at Janata Bhawan today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the young officers shoulder great responsibility in ...

Actor Adil Hussain calls on CM Sonowal assures to adopt film policy for the state

Dispur, July 2: Internationally acclaimed actor Adil Hussain called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter's office chamber at Janata Bhawan today and discussed ways to rejuvenate Assamese film industry. Adil Hussain was accompanied by film producer Shahnaab Alam, who is best known for his film Lunch Box. During the discussion, both Hussain and Alam highlighted the challenges faced by the Assamese film industry in Assam and the interventions required for overcoming the same. They ...

CM takes part in PWD Review Meeting Our aim is to build all main roads of the state by 2020: CM

Dispur, July 2: "Our government's aim is to complete the construction all main roads of the state by 2020 and MLAs must play their part in fulfilling this objective by prioritizing the roads in their constituencies. When the people feel that the MLAs and public representatives have provided good roads only than they would be able to get a good response in elections." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while speaking at the review meeting of Assam Public Works Department at the PWD ...

CM directs P&RD deptt. to take steps for allotment of PMAY houses to all differently abled persons

Dispur, June 30: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Panchayat & Rural Development Department to take necessary steps for allotment of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to all differently abled persons of the state. Presently, there are 1,30,411 identified differently abled persons in the state. While reviewing the implementation of PMAY in a meeting held at his conference room at Janata Bhawan today, Sonowal asked the department to dash off a letter to the concerned ...

CM reviews tea tribes' welfare schemes Govt. to set up 100 high schools in tea gardens, smart phone for line sardars Pregnant tea garden workers to get financial assistance

Dispur, June 30: Government of Assam would soon set up one hundred high schools in the tea garden areas of the state. Similarly, line sardars of the tea gardens would be provided with smart mobile phones. The Government would also extend financial assistance of rupees twelve thousand each to around 47,000 pregnant tea garden workers per year for nutritional purpose during the period of their pregnancy. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while reviewing the implementation of programmes for the ...

CM attends Mahila Samaroh at Kheroni in West Karbi Anglong No place for superstition in 21st century world: CM

Dispur, June 28: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that joint effort by the government and public is must for riding the society from superstition and other forms of social evils. Chief Minister Sonowal said this while taking part at the Mahila Samaroh held at Kheroni High School playground, Kheroni in West Karbi Anglong under Diphu parliamentary constituency today. The Mahila Samaroh was organized by the Panchayat & Rural Development Department under the aegis of Assam State Rural ...