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Vice President rolls out cashless treatment of Atal-Amrit Abhiyan

Dispur, April 18: In a perceptible move towards healthy, happy and a prosperous Assam, Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu dedicated Atal-Amrit Abhiyan- 'Medical benefits under cashless mode' an ambitious health assurance scheme of Government of Assam, at a function held at international convention centre of Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here today. Atal-Amrit Abhiyan is a comprehensive coverage for six commonly prevalent and high cost diseases involving 438 procedures under which ...

State Government to set up an institute after the name of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar: CM

Dispur, April 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced that State government would set up an Institution of national repute in Guwahati to promote and popularize the thoughts, action and philosophy of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar among the younger generation. Leading the state in paying rich tributes to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on the occasion of his 127th Birth Anniversary at Janata Bhawan on April 14, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the proposed institution after the name of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar ...

Farmers' interests should be core objective for the success of APART: Sonowal

Dispur, April 11: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has advocated for priority profiling and creation of adequate amenities for the farmers of the state to make Assam Agri-business and Rural Transformation Project to generate positive waves in the state. Reviewing the Assam Agri-business and Rural Transformation Project acronym APART, an Agriculture Department project which has envisioned to add value and improve resilience of agriculture value chains, at the conference room of his office ...

Sonowal inaugurates Assam Indigenous Games Festival 2018

Dispur, April 10: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the first of its kind Assam Indigenous Games Festival 2018 at a function held at Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Stadium in RG. Baruah Sports Complex here this evening. Organised by the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare Assam Indigenous Games Festival which would feature several indigenous games of the state would continue for three days. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "It has been one of the ...

Sonowal visits Kaziranga National Park CM directs forest department to carry out highland construction on war footing

Dispur, April 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the forest department to carry out the highland construction work under Kaziranga National Park on a war footing to complete the same before monsoon. Sonowal who visited the highland construction sites at Mihimukh under Kohora Range of the National Park today emphasised on ensuring safe shelter for animals during the flood and issued several directions to the forest department in this regard. Chief Minister Sonowal during his visit ...

Sonowal attends women empowerment workshop Women should come out to empower themselves to empower Assam: CM

Dispur, April 9: In a move to empower women and sensitise their skills, Chief Minister Sonowal who attended an awareness and skill development workshop for the women self-help groups at Majuli urged upon the women folk of the state to take the lead for a developed Assam. Speaking at the workshop for awareness and skill development of the women of 20 gaon panchayats organised jointly by Social Welfare Department and Assam State Social Welfare Board in association with District Administration, ...

CM Holds Meeting with CEMs of Six Autonomous Councils All must work for highlighting our indigenous cultural heritage: CM

Dispur, April 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today held meeting with the Chief Executive Members (CEMs) of six autonomous councils of the state at his chamber at Assam Legislative Assembly. CEMs of Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council, Mishing Autonomous Council, Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council, Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council, Tiwa Autonomous Council and Deori Autonomous Council attended the meeting. During the meeting, the chief minster stressed on the need to take concrete steps to ...

Sonowal lays foundation for a slew of schemes Vows to revolutionise connectivity between north and south bank of the Brahmaputra

Dispur, April 5: High on his hallowed dictum of spearheading welfare activities, Chief Minister Sonowal today reaching out to Dhakuakhana, laid the foundation stone of roads under Central Road Fund to fuel State government's bid of revolutionising connectivity. He also laid the foundation of a circuit house in Dhakuakhana, distributed cheques to the beneficiaries of Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni at a function held at Dhakuakhana playground today. Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister ...

Sonowal felicitates Champion Teams of 8th Hockey India Sub-Junior National Championship Govt to set up Sports University at Chabua

Dispur, April 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitated the Champion Teams of 8th Hockey India Sub-Junior National Championship -2018 (boys and girls) at a function held at Mandhabdev International Auditorium here today. It may be noted that in the 8th Hockey India Sub-Junior National Championship -2018 (boys and girls) held at Hojai and Kaliabor respectively, the boys and girls team of Assam emerged victorious. In recognition to the feat, Chief Minister Sonowal felicitated the players ...

Sonowal launches Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni Reiterates Govt's commitment to women empowerment

Dispur, April 1: In a move to give woman empowerment a boost, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni amidst thousands of women Self Help Group (SHG) members at a function held at Sarusajai Stadium here today. Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni is a flagship scheme conceived of by the Government of Assam to pave the way for generating avenues for sustainable livelihood for the women folk of Assam. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said, " ...