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CM attends concluding ceremony of Inter Academy Master League under 11 Football Tournament at Duliajan

Dispur, March 19 : With a view to promote sports talents of the State, Government of Assam would spend an amount of Rs. 20 lakh per play ground for modernization of 500 play grounds in rural areas of Assam. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced this while taking part in the concluding ceremony of Inter Academy Master League under 11 Football tournament organised by Assam Youth Development Forum at Chalakataki under Duliajan LAC in Dibrugarh district today. Chief Minister Sonowal said ...

16th All India Meet of State Legal Services Authorities opens Sonowal hails State Legal Services Authorities and Project Reach Out and Respond for lending dignity to Divyangjans

Dispur, March 17: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is experiencing transformative changes and in the wake of these changes, all the four pillars of democracy are working in tandem to champion the cause of public welfare and public interests". Delivering a speech after inaugurating the 16th All India Meet of State Legal Services Authorities with the Supreme Court Judge Justice Ranjan Gogoi at a city hotel here today, Chief ...

Sonowal attends 168th birth anniversary of Veer Sambudhan Phonglo and unveils statue of Veer Dimalik Kemprai at Maibang Govt. to boost up development activities at Dima Hasao: CM

Dispur, March 16: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the Government of Assam would boost up the development activities at Dima Hasao district and transform scenic Umrangso as an international tourist destination. While attending the 168th birth anniversary programme of Dimasa national freedom fighter Veer Sambudhan Phonglo at Dishru field in Maibang town today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that he was very positive about development of the district along with the rest of the thirty ...

Govt to set up committee consisting of six communities to expedite process of granting ST Status

Dispur, March 14: Government of Assam to constitute a committee consisting of representatives of six communities to facilitate liaison between them and the governments to expedite the process of according ST status to these communities. Holding a meeting with the representatives of six communities at Assam Legislative Assembly premises here today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while mooting the idea for a committee said that a body consisting of the representatives of the six communities ...

Sonowal meets Gorkha and Bengali delegation Govt to set up Cultural Research Centre for Gorkha in Guwahati

Dispur, March 14: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that his government will set up a Cultural Research Centre for Gorkha in Guwahati and a plot of land will be provided where in statues of three legendary figures of Gorkha community will be installed. Meeting a delegation, representing three Gorkha community in Assam Legislative Assembly here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Gorkhas are an integral part of the larger demographic profile of Assam and together they have contributed ...

CM calls upon students to contribute in building Swacch Bharat

Dispur, March 13: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacted with a group of students of four higher educational institutions of the state at the Central Hall of Assam Legislative Assemble today and urged them to shoulder equal responsibility with the government in building a "Swacch Bharat". Interacting with the students of Gauhati University, Cotton University, Swahid Smriti College, Belsar and Nalbari Commerce College, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Beauty of democracy lies on the ...

Sonowal asks Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department for blue-print for commercial use of cow dung and cow urine

Dispur, March 13: In a bid to put in commercial use of the huge availability of cow dung and urine, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department to prepare a blue-print for profit making business of cow dung. Chairing a review meeting of Veterinary Department at the conference room of Chief Minister's office in Janata Bhawan this evening, Sonowal asked the top functionary of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department to prepare a blue-print for ...

Sonowal hails budget 2018-19 as 'people-welfare budget'

Budget, March 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal hailed the State Budget 2018-19 presented by finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in the Legislative Assembly today as 'people-welfare budget' which aimed at establishing social equanimity and all round development of the state. Sharing his budgetary reaction shortly after the budget was presented, Chief Minister Sonowal said that true to its hallowed doctrine of Sabka Ssath Sabka Vikash, Budget 2018-19 aimed at development of all ...

Bangladesh President winds up three-day tour to Assam and Meghalaya, extends invite to Governor and CM

Dispur, March 10: Winding up his three-day tour to Assam and Meghalaya, President of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Md. Abdul Hamid left for New Delhi from LGBI Airport today afternoon. Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal were present at the Airport to see off the President. Expressing his profound happiness on the tour, President Hamid in his departing remarks said that the visit to Assam and Meghalaya was very nostalgic for him as during the ...

Delegation from Karbi Anglong meets CM, submits memorandum

Dispur, March 10: A delegation of various organizations from Karbi Anglong district led by MLA, Diphu Sum Ronghang met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his office conference hall at Janata Bhawan today. The delegation submitted a memorandum on various demands to the Chief Minister including implementation of Article 244 (A) of the Constitution of India. The Chief Minister assured the delegation to considerately look into their demands. He informed them that Assam Government accords top ...