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CM Shri Sarbananda Sonowal congratulates Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Dispur, August 22: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today exuded confidence that under the new Governor, the State can march forward and can scale new heights taking everybody from Barak, Brahmaputra, Hills and Plains on board. Congratulating Banwarilal Purohit who was sworn in as the 29th Governor of Assam today at Durbar Hall of Raj Bhawan in Guwahati today by the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Ajit Singh, Sonowal said, "I hope Assam will progress well under his leadership". ...

A synergistic approach between public representatives and government servants must for better delivery system: CM

Tezpur, August 21: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal appealed to all officers and employees of various departments of Sonitpur district to maintain a close liaison with the MLAs to effectively implement various developmental schemes of the Government. Chairing an interactive meeting with the heads of the Departments of Sonitpur District during his one day tour to the District, at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner's Office in Tezpur, Chief Minister Sonowal said for serving the ...

Sonowal felicitates family members of 13 martyrs of Dhekiajuli

Dispur, August 21: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitated the family members and descendents of 13 martyrs of Dhekiajuli who laid down their lives in 1942 freedom struggle, at a function organized to commemorate "Independence -70 remembering sacrifices" at Swahid Maidan at Dhekiajuli on Sunday. It may be mentioned that for the first time any Chief Minister of the State paid a visit to Dhekiajuli after 75 years of the Dhekiajuli incident in 1942 visited the town and felicitated and ...

A team to assess erosion in Majuli to devise a lasting solution

Dispur, August 20: In a bid to control erosion in Majuli, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Brahmaputra Board and Water Resources Department to depute their top officers to visit the river island, study erosion and develop a mechanism for its lasting solution. Convening a high-powered meeting at the conference room of Assam Secretariat in the city on Friday, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought suggestions for devising a solution to erosion in Majuli. He also asserted that ...

Cement companies to reduce price Sonowal holds discussion with 25 cement manufacturing companies

Dispur, August 20: Taking into consideration of reports of hike of cement price, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today held a meeting with the office bearers of several cement companies at the conference room of his office in Assam Secretariat and sought reasons responsible for the inordinate price rise. Chief Minister Sonowal said, "The rise in price of cement has an impact on the common men. The State Government is committed to bringing in much desired stability in the price of all ...

Frequency of air connectivity in North East to expedite its economic development: CM

Dispur, August 20: Air connectivity between North East and other parts of the country to get a boost as Spice Jet is all set to launch its new daily flights connecting Silchar with Kolkata and Guwahati, and Guwahati with Aizawl from October 4, 2016. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today thanked Spice Jet for enhancing its air frequency to Assam and other North Eastern States by starting new daily flight sorties connecting North East with other parts of the country. Chief Minister Sonowal ...

CM greets Governor-designate on arrival at LGBI Airport

Dispur, August 19: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today greeted Governor-designate of Assam Banwarilal Purohit on his arrival at LGBI Airport in Guwahati late evening today. The Chief Minister greeted the Governor-designate with a bouquet of flowers and extended his best wishes to him. Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly, Ranjit Kumar Dass, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister for PHED, Rihon Daimary, Chief Secretary, VK Pipersenia, DGP Mukesh Sahay ...

CM Sonowal asks authorities to put in place proper system of requisition of vehicles

Dispur, August 19: It has come to the notice of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal that tourist/ other vehicles going for a pre-scheduled trip are suddenly requisitioned from road for CM's security/protocol duty causing inconvenience to common people/tourists etc. Similarly, at times, hawkers/ street vendors were unduly evicted during CM's movement. Taking note of this, Chief Minister has directed District administration, Police, transport officials to put in place a system of requisition of ...

Pro-talk ULFA leader Anup Chetia meets CM

Dispur, August 18: Pro-talk ULFA leader Anup Chetia met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his office chamber and submitted a memorandum enlisting various demands of the organisation including rehabilitation of the surrendered cadres. Chief Minister Sonowal assured the pro-talk ULFA leader that his Government would sincerely consider their demands. Minister for Agriculture Atul Bora was also present during the discussion

CM Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates PET-CT Scan machine

Dispur, August 18: In the State Government's endeavour to battle cancer, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inaugurated the function of PET-CT Scan machine at the newly constructed State of the Art 200 bedded Cancer Hospital attached to Gauhati Medical College Hospital in Guwahati. With the inauguration of the service of the machine, the patients now will get due care and the best-in-class diagnostic treatments while maintaining highest safety standards. Speaking on the occasion ...