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Chief Minister receives Governor Designate Jagdish Mukhi

Dispur, Oct 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today received Governor designate Jagdish Mukhi at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Borjhar in the city. Prof Jagdish Mukhi, who was the Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has been appointed as Governor of Assam by President Ramnath Kovind in place of Banwarilal Purohit, who was appointed as the governor of Tamil Nadu. The chief minister welcomed the Governor designate and expressed confidence that ...

Sonowal launches one of the biggest Public Finance Reforms initiative in the country CM calls for transparency and efficiency to ensure good governance

Dispur, Oct 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday called for transparency and efficiency in government service and reiterated state government's commitment to bring about reformation in public finance management system to ensure good governance. The Chief Minister said this while ceremoniously launching World Bank aided Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project, which is amongst the biggest Public Finance Reforms initiative in the country at Assam ...

Sonowal launches one of the biggest Public Finance Reforms initiative in the country CM calls for transparency and efficiency to ensure good governance

Dispur, Oct 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday called for transparency and efficiency in government service and reiterated state government's commitment to bring about reformation in public finance management system to ensure good governance. The Chief Minister said this while ceremoniously launching World Bank aided Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project, which is amongst the biggest Public Finance Reforms initiative in the country at Assam ...

CM meets Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council area organisation representatives The Government is committed to safeguard the interest of indigenous people: CM

Dispur, Oct 7: Saying that the state government would protect the interest of indigenous people of the state at all costs, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today assured representatives of various organisations of Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council areas of all taking steps to allay their fears of being alienated in their own land in view of the passage of State Capital Region Bill at Assam Legislative Assembly. He said this in a meeting held at CM's conference room with members of Rabha Hasong ...

Sonowal unveils statue of Mahatma Gandhi Assam Khadi and Gramodyog must move forward professionally: Sonowal

Dispur, October 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today unveiled the life-sized statue of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi at the premises of Assam Khadi and Gramodyog Board at Chandmari in the city today. Speaking on the occasion, chief minister Sonowal said that State Government will henceforth use cloth of Assam Khadi and Gramodyog Board in all the government offices and establishments to add dynamism to the Board. State Government will take this decision to strengthen Assam ...

Sonowal receives Rs. 78.10 crore dividends from NRL

Dispur, October 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal received a cheque worth Rs. 78.10,63,558.40 as dividends from the Managing Director of Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) P. Padmanabhan at a function held at Maniram Dewan Trade centre in the city today. It may be noted that NRL paid a total dividend of Rs. 168.92 crore to the Govt. of Assam for the financial year 2016-17, against its equity shareholding of 12.35 per cent in the Company. This is stated to be the highest ever dividend payout ...

Sonowal bids farewell to Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Dispur, October 5: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal bade farewell to Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit today who has been appointed and shifted as Governor of Tamil Nadu. It may be noted that Banwarilal Purohit who was appointed as the Governor of Assam and assumed charge on August 22, 2016, has been appointed and shifted as the Governor of Tamil Nadu vide a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique on September 30. After serving as the Governor of Assam for more than one year Shri Purohit today ...

ISRO to set up its research Centre in Guwahati State Government to ink MoU with DoS to leverage potentials of space technology

Dispur, October 5: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) would set up a research centre in Guwahati for start ups, academicians, environmentalists and entrepreneurs as the decision to this effect was taken at a meeting between Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and ISRO Chariman Dr. A.S. Kiran Kumar held at Loka Priya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in the city today. It may be noted that it is for the first time that ISRO is setting up such an exclusive research facility in ...

Chief Minister inaugurates projects worth 273 crore for Tingkhang Constituency Development of all sections of the society is govt's prime objective: CM

Dispur, Oct 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated multipurpose schemes under 16 different heads for Tingkhang like Central Road Fund, PWD Road Construction and Repair, Prime Minister's Gram Sadak Yojna, Deendayal Upadhaye Gramjyoti Scheme, Erosion Prevention, MLA Local Area Fund, CM's Untied Fund etc. For a total cost of 273 crore 66 lakhs, the projects would bring development in all spheres of the society in the area. Taking part as the chief guest in the inauguration ...

Sonowal witnesses demonstration of amphibious aircraft

Dispur, October 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today witnessed a demonstration of an amphibious aircraft designed by Setouchi Holdings of Japan at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati today. The aircraft has been designed for the 21st century which can take off and land both from short, unimproved strips and water bodies. Such a ground-breaking initiative will be the first in the country and it has been thought of to be introduced in Assam to improve regional ...