Press Release

Assam Govt. to adopt Affordable Housing Policy in state soon Govt. to construct 83,000 houses for lower income group and economically weaker section

Dispur, Jan 10: Government of Assam would soon adopt an Affordable Housing Policy in the state taking into consideration the specific needs of the financially weaker section of the society and effecting suitable modification of the existing by laws. The Govt. would also construct 83,000 houses for the people belonging to Lower Income Group (LIG) and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the urban areas of the state. A decision in this regard was taken in a meeting, which was held to discuss about ...

Chennai Roadshow of Advantage Assam: Global Investors' Summit 2018

Dispur, Jan 8: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made a strong pitch for investment in the state focusing on Sugar, Chemical, FMCG companies based in Tamil Nadu and also opening gateway for Tamil Film Industry for shooting their films in Assam while addressing a roadshow of Advantage Assam: Global Investors' Summit 2018 at a city hotel in Chennai today. "Assam Government is putting great emphasis on creating a business-friendly environment and bringing investments to the State. New policies, ...

CM inaugurates 5th Assam-International Agri-Horticultural Show 2018 Sonowal calls upon youth to devote in agriculture sector

Dispur, Jan 5: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made a fervent call to the youth of the state to devote in the field of agriculture and work for building a robust economic foundation for Assam. While inaugurating the 5th Assam-International Agri-Horticultural Show 2018 organised by Department of Agriculture and Horticulture, Government of Assam in association with Assam Agricultural University, Indian Chambers of Commerce and NABARD at Chowkidingee Playground in Dibrugarh district today, Chief ...

CM launches Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela 2017-18 Government is working to bring tea community under the ambit of govt's broad spectrum of financial inclusion: Sonowal

Dispur, Jan 2: In a bid to add more dynamism to state government's initiatives of financial inclusion and bringing all sections of the people under the ambit of banking sector and cashless transaction, Chief Ministr Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched 'Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela 2017-18' by distributing cheques to beneficiaries at a function held at Sarbananda Singha auditorium in Tinsukia today. Under the newly launched scheme, steps have been taken to extend the fruits of ...

CM lays foundation stone of Swadesh Darshan Scheme at Dibru-Saikhowa

Dispur, Jan 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today laid foundation stone of Swadesh Darshan Scheme at Dibru-Saikhowa National Park to develop a theme based tourist circuit in an integrated manner to cater to both mass and niche tourism at Chabua in Tinsukia District. It may be mentioned that the Government of India has decided to create a tourist circuit around specific themes in order to attract tourists both domestic and international. Under Swadesh Darshan scheme 13 thematic circuits ...

CM attends 34th session of All Rabha Sahitya Sabha Govt. to extend all support in taking Rabha community forward: CM

Dispur, Dec 30: "The Rabhas are one of the most colourful communities of Assam who are endowed with rich culture, heritage and tradition. They have enriched the cultural mosaic pf Assam like many other communities of the state. The harmonious coexistence of all these communities are the source of our strength. The All Rabha Sahitya Sabha session will always remain significant as it carries the message of humanism, brotherhood and harmony and the state Govt. will extend all support in taking the ...

Union Minister Gadkari announces Rs. 1250 crore for development of transport Reviews progress of projects related to Brahmaputra Board and Water Resources

December 30: For the development of transport sector, Central Government has sanctioned Rs. 1250 crore. Chairing a high powered meeting of the Brahmaputra Board and Water Resources Department at Kaziranga on Saturday, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Jairam Gadkari announced his ministry's decision to pump in this financial assistance for the all round development of the inland transport sector of the state. It may be noted that with this financial outlay all out ...

Nitin Gadkari reviews NH projects Underlines importance to use local contractors as force multiplier

Dispur, December 29: Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari today reviewed the progress of road projects of North East and underscored their 'timely' completion as sought and prioritised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite socio-economic development of the region. The Union Minister during a review meeting with Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal, Pema Khandu and N. Biren Singh and several state ministers, MLAs and high officials, conveyed his ministry's ...

Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone of a project for protection of Majuli island from flood & erosion and construction of Brahmaputra Board complex

Dispur, Dec 29: Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of a project for protection of Majuli island from flood & erosion and construction of Brahmaputra Board complex alongwith slew of other projects taken up by the Assam Government under state plan with financial outlay amounting to over Rs. 300 crores in a programme held at Rawanapar in Majuli district today. Coinciding the occasion ...

Launch of Skill Development Training Centres across Assam Knowledge and Skill must for socio-economic progress: CM

Dispur, Dec. 28: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched Skill Development Training Centres across the state in a programme organized by Department of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Government of Assam at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Knowledge and skill are two key elements for an empowered life. Socio-economic progress cannot gather speed without them. Our youth must give a new dimension to ...