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CM leads from the front in plantation drive at Rangia 'Development has to be in harmony with nature'

Dispur, August 17: "Assam is rich in bio-diversity and we want to enrich it and turn into a hotspot for tourism," said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today at a meeting organised by Panchayat & Rural Development Department at Nakul Chepti Goan Panchayat at Rangia in Kamrup district. Planting a sapling to mark the plantation drive of 5,0000 saplings, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Human beings will survive only if trees exist. The beauty of Assam lies in its lush green trees and verdant ...

Plantation drive in Palashbari - CM urges all MLAs to take the lead in making Green Assam

Dispur, August 17: "Assam's beauty lies in its nature, flora and fauna. The enchanting beauty of Assam has mesmerised travellers from all across the world since time immemorial. And this beauty we have to preserve at any costs for future generations to come," said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a public meeting at Palashbari in Kamrup district. Exhorting upon the 126 MLAs representing all communities, race and tribe in the afforestation drive for a Green Assam, Sonowal said, "The ...

Home Guards, IPS Association contribute to CM's Relief Fund

Dispur, August 17: Director General, Home Guards, Pradeep Kumar handed over a cheque for Rs 17, 84,489 to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as contribution to Chief Minister's Relief Fund at the latter's office chamber at Assam Secretariat here today IPS Officers' Association handed over a cheque for Rs 5,77,578 as contribution to the relief fund. Additional DGP (law and order) SN Singh handed over the cheque to the Chief Minister. IGP (TAP) Binod Kumar and Additional SP (CM Security), Gaurav ...

MoS Railways convenes meeting with CM, MPs from Assam - CM pleads for rail connectivity with Majuli

Dispur, August 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain and the officials of the Railways to construct a railway bridge connecting Majuli from Dhakuakhana to expose one of the biggest river island in the world and the seat of Vaishnavism to the whole world. The day-long meeting convened by the Minister for Railways with Chief Minister, MPs from Assam, Chief Secretary, Member Traffic, Railway Board, GM, NF Railways, GM (Construction) and senior ...

Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for time bound strategy for power department

Dispur, August 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday reviewed the power scenario in the State and directed the Power Department to chalk out a time bound strategy to improve the power scenario in the State. Presiding over a high level meeting in the conference room of his office in Assam Secretariat today to take stock of the power situation in the state, Chief Minister Sonowal said that subsidiary companies of the ASEB should intrinsically be associated with the lives of the ...

Chief Minister unveils War Memorial on banks of historic Dighalipukhuri

Dispur, August 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal unveiled the War Memorial on the northern bank of historic Dighalipukhuri in the presence of a large gathering of Army, Air Force personnel, intellectuals and general public in the evening yesterday. Paying heartfelt tribute to the bravehearts who laid down their lives for safeguarding the territorial integrity of the nation, Chief Minister Sonowal said the War Memorial built to perpetuate their hallowed memory would inspire and motivate ...

Chief Minister thanks people for observing Independence Day successfully

Dispur, August 16: Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal thanked the people of Assam for coming out spontaneously to take part in the 70th Independence Day celebrations to the clarion call of the Government despite the boycott calls by several militant outfits. In a statement here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said the spontaneous manner in which the people of Assam came out to participate actively in the three-day elaborate programmes chalked out by the State Government on the occasion of ...

Sonowal thanks litterateurs, artistes, and sports persons for contribution

Dispur, August 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed his gratitude and thanked the litterateurs, artistes, and sports personalities for making the State rich through their contributions in their respective fields. Presiding over a meeting in Dispur on Saturday to select the names of the litterateurs, artistes, and sports personalities for pension, Sonowal said because of their contribution in art, culture, literature and sports the State has achieved an ambience of excellence in ...

'Working relationship between MLAs and officials must to serve people in a better way': CM

Dispur, August 14: "A working relationship between the MLAs and officials is a must as it enables them to understand matters in proper perspectives and serve the people in a better and effective manner," said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the end of an interactive session between the MLAs and senior officials of different departments at Assam Administrative Staff College late evening yesterday. The interactive session that began on July 20 spreading over several days with senior ...

CM for making recruitment process in Army hassle-free

Dispur, August 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the Deputy Director General (Recruiting) Brigadier IM Lamba and Director Recruiting Lower Assam, Colonel Pradeep Choubey to initiate steps in right earnest for maximum recruitment of candidates from Assam in the Recruitment Rallies to be organised by the Indian Army for the year 2016-17. At a meeting with the Army top brass at his office chamber here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said the whole exercise of selection of candidates must ...