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Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates library of Adhyatmik College

Dispur, September 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated a library of Adhyatmik College, Kaliapani at Teok in presence of Satradhikar of Auniati Satra Pitambar Debogoswami. It may be mentioned that the college which was set up in the year 2008, imparts education on moral, spiritual and sattriya culture. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that moral degradation that is taking place afflicted the youth of the society and an institution like Adhyatmik ...

Sonowal congratulates seven National Awardee Teachers

Dispur, September 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended his heartfelt congratulations to seven National Awardee teachers who have been honoured with the National Award. In a statement made on Tuesday, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "The teachers honoured with National Award brought laurels to our State. Their achievements will definitely give fillip to our education. Hard labour and dedication must have made it possible for the teachers to earn this honour for our State. Assam will ...

Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal congratulates Bhagirathi

Dispur, September 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated Bhagirathi for bagging best actress award in Maharashtra's Lonavala International Film Festival for her role in 'Rodor Sithi'. In a statement made on Tuesday, Sonowal said that the honour bestowed on Bhagirathi has given an opportunity to the Assamese Cinema to glitter at the national arena. "Bhagirathi's feat has earned fame to Assam and she will also inspire the budding artistes to adopt acting on a serious note", adding ...

CM pitches for a separate road to South Salmara Directs PWD (R) and Water Resources Department to prepare DPR

Dispur, September 5: Pitching for a separate road for South Salmara-Mankachar District, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the PWD (Roads) and Water Resources Department to prepare a DPR (Detailed Project Report) for construction of a road to the district via Assam without touching the territory of Meghalaya. Issuing a directive to the PWD (Roads) and Water Resources Department, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "South Salmara Mankachar District should have exclusive road connectivity through ...

Teachers play a vital role in forging a mutually co-existent society: Sonowal

Dispur, September 5: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "Need of the hour is to underline the importance of a teacher in our social life as the teacher plays a pivotal role in forging a society based on mutual trust, harmony and camaraderie through education". Speaking on the Celebrations of the 55th Teachers' Day at Srimanta Shankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Education is the tool by which inter-ethnic and inter-community gaps can be bridged by ...

IOCL Employees Contribute to CM's Relief Fund

Dispur, Sept 4: On behalf of the employees of Bongaingaon Refinary, Indian Oil Officers Association Bongaingaon unit and Bogaingaon Refinery Employees Union today handed over a DD of Rs 16, 89,313 to the Chief Minister of Assam at his residence. As a measure of relief to the victims of recent devastating floods the employees of IOCL Bongaingaon have extended their contribution to CM's relief fund. Chief Minister Sonowal has thanked the IOCL employees for their generous contribution which would ...

CM sets Punctuality and Cleanliness as the benchmarks for ASTC

Dispur, Sept 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that to bring back the faith of the people to Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) it has to strictly adhere to the benchmarks of discipline, punctuality and cleanliness. While flagging off 46 AC buses for Greater Guwahati connectivity under JnNURM II at ISBT Guwahati, Chief Minister Sonowal termed ASTC as the symbol of Assamese identity. He said to bring back the glory days of the Corporation both the civil society and the ...

Sonowal visits riverine border areas Moots an exhaustive and inclusive mechanism to seal the Indo-Bangla Border

Hatsingimari, September 3: On the last leg of his two day visit of Indo-Bangla border at Mankachar sector, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday visited Dewaner Alga under Hasichar Border Outpost and expressed that a 'lot needs to be done' towards sealing the border and vowed to take an exhaustive and all-inclusive step on a war footing. Inspecting the riverine border areas along the Mankachar-Dhubri Sector, Chief Minister Sonowal anchored at Hasichar Border Outpost and observed, "A ...

Sonowal Visits Indo-Bangla border fencing along Mankachar sector

Mankachar, September 2: In a move to send across State Government's intent of zero tolerance against cross border movement from across the border, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid a visit to the Indo-Bangla border along Mankachar sector in South Salmara on Friday. He inspected the barbed wire fencing while travelling approximately 30 km border areas for three hours along the Mankachar areas and also took stock of the condition of fencing. He visited Sahapara Border Outpost, Kakripara, ...

Shrinkage of forest land is genesis of all wildlife related crimes: CM

Dispur, September 1: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the forest officers to identify challenges posing dangers on wild lives, the sources of such challenges and develop a mechanism to counter them for the protection and conservation of forests and wild lives. Interacting with the lady forest officers in the conference room of his office in Assam Secretariat on Thursday, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "The fact that forest land is shrinking is a cause of concern as most of the problems ...