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CM inaugurates Ambubachi Mela 2018

Dispur, June 21: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Ambubachi Mela, 2018 in the presence of dharma gurus of Akhadas, satradhikars and spiritual gurus of Assam and northeast at a function held at Sonaram HS School playground in Guwahati today. Speaking at the inaugural function, Chief Minister Sonowal said that Ambubachi Mela reflected India's spiritual, cultural and social values. "Indian traditions have their universal appeal and they contributed in nurturing the human values over ...

Bishnu Rabha Award, 2018 presented to Dr. Janak Jhankar Narzary and Guneswar Bhuyan CM urges society to reinforce human values amongst youth

Dispur, June 20: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented Bishnu Rabha Award, 2018 to eminent sculptor Dr. Janak Jhankar Narzary and dance exponent Guneswar Bhuyan at the central Rabha Divas function held under the aegis of Cultural Affairs Department, Government of Assam in association with Kamrup metro district administration at Sonapur Mini stadium today. The award carries a cheque of rupees two lakh each, a citation, sharai and chelleng chadar. Addressing the gathering on the occasion ...

Abhijeet and Nilotpal's fathers meet CM No stone would be left unturned to punish the culprits: CM

Dispur, June 19: The fathers of mob lynching victims in Dokmoka, Karbi Anglong Abhjieet Nath and Nilotpal Das today met chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his office at Janata Bhawan and put forward their suggestions and opinions for awarding maximum punishment to the culprits. Abhjieet's father Ajit Kumar Nath and Nilotpal's father Gopal Chandra Das made a written submission to the chief minister for constituting a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to expeditiously take up the case. The ...

CM attends Mahila Samaroh at Nalbari Women urged to lead the youth on the path of righteousness: CM

Dispur, June 19: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremoniously handed over cheques of revolving fund under Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni amounting to rupees 25,000 each to twenty-two women Self-Help Groups (SHG) coinciding the Mahila Samaroh, which was held at Chamata in Nalbari district today. Altogether 4606 SHGs within the jurisdiction of Barpeta Lok Sabha constituency covering three districts have been identified by the Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM) to receive the ...

Foundation laid for 19 cancer care hospitals in the state A new era has begun in the state's cancer care scenario: CM

Dispur, June 18: "Cancer treatment takes a heavy toll on the mental, physical and financial conditions of not only the patient but also the whole family. But the setting up of this 19 hospital cancer care grid in the state will revolutionise the whole cancer management and patients would be able to avail quality treatment without going outside the state." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while taking part in the ground breaking ceremony of 19 cancer care centres at College of ...

Sonowal attends NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting CM highlights revenue gains and implementation of flagship schemes

Dispur, June 17: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the Government of Assam gives utmost importance to implantation of the development agenda set by the Union Government to ensure faster economic growth of the state. The Chief Minister said this while attending the 4th meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, which was held at New Delhi under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Taking part in the meeting, Chief Minister Sonowal underlined the significant ...

CM attends commemoration of 75th death anniversary of Swahid Kushal Konwar Sonowal urges youth to contribute in nation building

Dispur, June 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the youth to follow the ideals of great freedom fighters who laid their lives for the cause of the country's independence and work with dedication and commitment for building a better and stronger India. Chief Minister Sonowal made this call while speaking at the commemoration of 75th death anniversary of Swahid Kushal Konwar at Sarupathar in Golaghat district today. The programme was organized by Dhanshiri Sub-Divisional Administration ...

Sonowal attends Mahila Samaroh in Sivasagar Women should take lead role in educating their wards towards judicious use of social media: CM

Dispur, June 14: Chief Minister Sarbanadna Sonowal said, "Women in our society have always played a lead role as an important element of change agent. They have always been a great motivator for the society to respond to changes". Speaking at a Mahila Samaroh at Sivasagar today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that in today's world where the society has seen a complete proliferation of 'social media' the use of which has become omnipresent, women should take a lead role in guiding the younger ...

CM reviews progress of investment proposals post Global Investors' Summit Projects worth 3,782 crore kick off in industry department

Dispur, June 11: Following the success of Advantage Assam: Global Investors' Summit, which was held in Guwahati on February 3 and 4, implementation of industrial projects worth Rs. 3782 crore have already been grounded in the state under Industry and Commerce Department. Similarly, preliminary investment works for different projects under Tourism, Agriculture, Health etc. departments have also been initiated. This was informed to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal by officials of different ...

Govt. gives thrust on women empowerment for economic self-reliance: CM

Dispur, June 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the state government gives utmost importance to the empowerment of women to make them economically self-reliant. Chief Minister Sonowal said this while taking part at the Mahila Samaroh, which was organized by the State Rural Livelihood Mission at Mirza in Kamrup district. Sonowal in his speech also emphasized on the need for greater proliferation of education amongst women to make them vital partners of the development process ...