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AGP contributes Rs 5 lakh towards CM's Relief Fund

Dispur, August 13: Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) MLAs today met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and handed over a cheque for Rs 5 lakh as contribution to Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the flood affected people of the State. PWD Minister Parimal Suklabaidya contributed Rs 75,000, Krishnendu Paul Rs 1 lakh and MLAs Suman Haripriya and Hitendra Nath Goswami donated one month's salary towards the CM's Relief Fund. Numaligarh Refinery Limited Officers' Association contributed Rs 15 lakh towards ...

Assam becomes first State to ratify GST Bill; PM congratulates CM for the feat

Dispur, August 12: Assam became the first State to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax with the Assam Legislative Assembly passing the bill unanimously on Friday. The State Cabinet approved the bill in the morning today before it was placed in the Assam Assembly "A historic resolution was passed in Assam Assembly as Assam became the 1st State to ratify the Constitutional Amendment Bill relating to GST," an elated Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted soon after ...

CM appeals for public activism for a tobacco free society

Dispur, August 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal appealed to all conscientious citizens to come forward and mobilise public activism towards making a tobacco free society. Speaking at an awareness programme on Tobacco Free Assam on a theme "Save our Children" held at the Central Hall of Assam Legislative Assembly in Dispur today, Sonowal sought activism from the society to generate awareness against tobacco and its associated health hazards. Addressing the programme, Sonowal said, " ...

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Xohudar

Dispur, August 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that his Government wants to take all ethnic communities and organisations in its endeavour to build a new Assam. Harping on brotherhood, unity and amity, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "We have to live in communion with each other and foster love, brotherhood, unity and amity to make Assam a leading State of the country." Exhorting all sections of people to work in tandem with the Government, Chief Minister Sonowal said hard work, ...

CM holds high level meeting with wildlife experts for protection of rhinos; asks forest department to prepare action plan

Dispur, August 11: A high level meeting of National level expert consultation for developing stronger strategy for protection of rhinos in Assam was held at the Chief Minister's ALA conference room here today. In the meeting with wildlife experts, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the Government is wholly committed towards protection of the famous one-horned rhincoceros, Assam's pride and glory. The wildlife experts would have to come up with concrete suggestions for protection of the ...

CM Sonowal underlines the importance of healthy women for empowered society

Dispur, August 11: Milind Soman a model turned fitness guru met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and discussed with him about 'Pinkathon' the country's biggest women's run to be held in Guwahati on September 18, 2016. Milind Soman informed Chief Minister Sonowal that 'Pinkathon' is more of a community project to spread awareness among the women to adopt a fitter lifestyle for themselves and their families. Acknowledging the importance of the project Chief Minister Sonowal said that a ...

Chief Minister meets Post Graduate Students' Union leaders of Gauhati University and Discusses several issues

Dispur, August 11: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal who met office bearers of Post Graduate Students' Union of Gauhati University in his office chamber of Assam Legislative Assembly in the city today discussed several issues concerning the varsity and the future plan to address them. Talking to the student leaders on various issues faced by the students in the university, Sonowal asked them to focus on empowering students and not just on student union alone. While discussing the issues, ...

A delegation of Barak Upatyaka Banga Shitya O Sanskriti Sammelan met Chief Minister Sonowal

A delegation of Barak Upatyaka Banga Shitya O Sanskriti Sammelan also met Chief Minister Sonowal in his office chamber in Assam Legislative Assembly today and submitted a memorandum to address their problems. The delegation discussed several issues ranging from NRC to developmental issues. Sonowal informed the members of the literary body that the Government has taken several steps for the development of Barak Valley. He said that the NRC update process is going on under the supervision and ...

CM Sonowal meets delegation of All Bathou Mahasabha

Dispur, August 11: A delegation of All Bathou Mahasabha called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and submitted a memorandum concerning its demands at the office chamber of the Chief Minister in Assam Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The delegation requested the Chief Minister to allot a land measuring eight bigha at Bethkuchi revenue village in Beltola Circle for building a cultural complex of Bathou Mahasabha. The delegation also put its request to the Chief Minister to declare the ...

Sahodor, a confluence of different ethnic communities, in Guwahati tomorrow

Dispur, August 11: 'Sahodor' an interactive programme aimed at further strengthening the relationship between different ethnic communities and to usher in a new era of development in the State will be held at Assam Engineering Playground at Chandmari in Guwahati tomorrow. Held for the first time, the day-long programme will witness the assembling of 78 ethnic communities and organisations representing the Brahmaputra, Barak and Hills districts of the State. Addressing a Press Meet at Assam ...