Press Release

Sonowal launches 'Goti Dainik' a vernacular daily

Dispur, June 8: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched a vernacular news daily 'Goti Dainik' at a function launched at Banga Bhawan in Silchar today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that media plays a vital role in creating and enriching a democratic society. It also plays a role in strengthening the unity amidst diversity in the society. He also urged upon the media fraternity of the society to highlight the schemes of the government proactively for the benefit of ...

CM inaugurates super specialty hospital at Silchar

Dispur, June 8: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Jeevan Jyoti Institute of Medical Sciences, a 300 bedded super specialty hospitality at Silchar today. The hospital is expected to significantly boost healthcare facility at the Barak valley and would serve the people of the adjoining states of Tripura, Manipur, and Mizoram. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the state government accords top priority to improvement of healthcare facilities in ...

Govt. to send a proposal for inclusion of member from Assam in National ST Commission

Dispur, June 7: Government of Assam would send a proposal to the union government to include one member from Assam in the National ST Commission. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal informed this to the coordination committee of the ST organizations of the state during a meeting which was held at Janata Bhawan today. Several issues related to the STs and the demands raised by the coordination committee were discussed in the meeting. Chief Minister Sonowal while taking part in the meeting informed ...

Sonowal's push for flight service between Guwahati-Bhutan-Singapore

Dispur, June 7: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking keen interests in introducing Drukair Flight services between Bhutan and Singapore via Guwahati today asked Consul General of Bhutan Phub Tshering who met him at his official residence here to expedite the process for the mutual benefit of the region. It may be noted that the Bhutanese Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji announced the introduction of Drukair service between Guwahati-Paro and Singapore in the month of February this year to ...

Proposed Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samannay Kshetra to reflect harmonious co-existence: CM Takes stock of the project's preliminary works

Dispur, June 7: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the proposed Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samannay Kshetra to be built at Zero Point at Saikhowa beside the Dhola-Sadiya bridge should showcase the harmonious co-existence of different communities along with their traditional and the cultural heritage for strengthening a rich cultural bond of the State. Chairing a meeting to discuss on the modalities for the Samannay Kshetra as per the budgetary promise of the State government at the ...

Sonowal hands over cheques to SHGs under Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni Enabling women to take leadership expedites rate development: CM

Dispur, June 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "When a society accommodates women folks to take lead and when it ensures an ambience of respect for the women, the society marches towards progress". Speaking at the Mahila Samaroh 2018 organised by Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission and Panchayat and Rural Development Department at Janmukh in Tinsukia district today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the government is committed to women empowerment and therefore launched Kanaklata Mahila ...

Sonowal hands over cheques to SHGs under Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni Enabling women to take leadership expedites rate development: CM

Dispur, June 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "When a society accommodates women folks to take lead and when it ensures an ambiance of respect for the women, the society marches towards progress". Speaking at the Mahila Samaroh 2018 organized by Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission and Panchayat and Rural Development Department at Janmukh in Tinsukia district today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the government is committed to women empowerment and therefore launched Kanaklata Mahila ...

Sonowal lays foundation stone of Tingrai-Doomdooma connecting 'Makum Ali' road

Dispur, June 5: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of 10.10 KM Tingrai-Doomdooma connecting Makum Ali road involving worth Rs. 21.68 crore under Central Road Fund at Tingrai today. Speaking at a function organized at Tingrai today on the occasion Chief Minister Sonowal said that State government is committed to develop a well concerted network of roads to facilitate connectivity especially in the interior places of the state. He also said that the present state ...

Sonowal reviews government schemes in Hojai Felicitates meritorious students

Dispur, June 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked Hojai district administration to expeditiously complete construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to provide shelters to the needy. Chairing a review meeting to take stock of the implementation of the schemes of Central and State governments at J.K. Kedia Bhawan in Hojai today, Chief Minister Sonowal took note of the status of implementation of PMAY and asked the district administration to lend more attention for the ...

Sonowal attends Mahila Samaroh at Gogamukh Women empowerment and use of technology can transform rural economy.

Dispur, June 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that empowerment of women and enhancing their skills could play a significant role in the growth of rural economy of the state. Chief Minister Sonowal while attending the Mahila Samaroh 2018, which was organised by the State Government under the aegis of State Rural Livelihood Mission at Gogamukh in Lakhimpur district today also asserted the Government's commitment to protect and empower all sections of the society to build a strong and ...