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CM attends World Food Day programme Govt. to ensure food security through increased production: CM

Dispur, Oct 16: "Government of Assam will work with more resoluteness to ensure food, cloth and shelter for every citizen in the state. These are fundamental requirements without which no one can live a dignified life. The state government is committed to improve the living standard of the poor families and has taken up series of activities". Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while taking part as chief guest at the World Food Day celebration organized by North East Institute of ...

Sonowal seeks cooperation to make Guwahati International Film Festival a success

Dispur, October 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought cooperation from all sections of the society particularly from the film fraternity to make the first ever Guwahati International Film Festival a success. While reviewing the preparations put in place for the Guwahati International Film Festival at the conference hall in Janata Bawan here today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pushed for an all out effort on the part of the administration and the film fraternity to make the film ...

CM attends All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union Golden Jubilee at Itanagar Arunachal youth must harness possibilities of the state for the growth of NE: CM

Dispur, Oct 15: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today took part in the golden jubilee celebrations of All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) at Itanagar and strongly pitched for greater harmony and strengthening of age old ties between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Saying that to realise the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Northeast becoming the New Engine of growth for the nation there is greater need of unity among the states, Sonowal stated the region must strive towards ...

Smart city initiative in Guwahati for beautification of Brahmaputra riverfront Project to reflect cultural heritage of the state

Dispur, Oct 13: The Brahmaputra riverfront from Rajbhawan to Kamakhya will don a new look soon with the Guwahati Smart City Development Agency Limited (GSCDAL) mooting a major beautification initiative along the river in the city. The Agency office bearers made a presentation on the proposed beautification project to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in his conference room at Janata Bhawan today. This is the first of its kind initiative to develop 5.2 km stretch of the Brahmaputra river ...

DCs must take providing houses to the poor as moral responsibility under PMAY: CM

Dispur, Oct 13: "Deputy Commissioners must consider the implementation of schemes like backlogged Indira Awas Yojna (IAY) and Prime Minister's Awas Yojna (PMAY) as their moral responsibility which seeks to provide houses to the poorest of poor in the society. You must take up these schemes on priority basis and must ensure all beneficiaries get their houses within the stipulated time" Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while reviewing the implementation of IAY and PMAY in the districts ...

Sonowal lays foundation of road project at Cachar Connectivity to Barak Valley to be made seamless: Sonowal

Dispur, October 12: In a move to improve connectivity and communication of Barak Valley Region with special emphasis on connectivity of Cachar, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of a project "Upgradation and Improvement of Silchar-Kumbhirgram Road (from Gossaipur Point of Mahasadak to Kumbhirgram Airport) at Udharbond in Cachar today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the proposed project for up gradation of road measuring more than 16 km ...

Sonowal takes part in Gunotsav; interacts with students and encourages them to work for a society imbued with knowledge: CM

Dispur, October 12: Gunotsav has rekindled a ray of hope and has introduced a window of innovative and creative thinking in the system of education. The evaluation system that Gunotsav has brought in would lead to quality education and churning the students to contribute to the qualitative growth of the state and the nation. These were the observations of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while interacting with the students of Dinanath Nabakishore Girls' H.S. School at Silchar as a part of ...

Sonowal seeks cooperation from the people to make Namami Barak a success

Dispur, October 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought cooperation from the people of Barak Valley to make the upcoming Namami Barak a grand success. Participating in an interactive programme organised at Banga Bhawan at Silchar on Wednesday evening to elicit suggestions from the people of Barak for organising Namami Barak, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Barak Valley with its exquisite culture, language, customs, traditions and of course its beauty holds a tremendous potential and Namami ...

CM sets Nov. 15 as deadline for completion of road construction works of Barak valley region

Silchar, Oct 11: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday set November 15 as the deadline for completion of all the ongoing road construction projects of the three districts of the Barak Valley region. The Chief Minister directed this while chairing a review meeting to take stock of the status of implementation of the PWD road projects in the valley. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, PWD and Forest officials as well as the contractors ...

CM inaugurates ACA's Barsapara Stadium

Dispur, October 10: Assam Cricket Association's Stadium at Barsapara in Guwahati has made its debut today by holding the first international T-20 match between India and Australia as Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the stadium. The state-of-the art stadium has been built at a sprawling 59 bighas of land which has all the modern facilities and tipped to be one of the best in the world. Chief Minister Sonowal while inaugurating the stadium said that the ACA stadium at Barsapara is ...