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CM distributes sophisticated weapons to forest personnel at Kaziranga

Dispur, Feb 18: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today distributed modern sophisticated weapons to forest personnel at a programme held at Forest Convention Centre at Kohora, Kaziranga in Golaghat District. He also distributed ex gratia to the next of keen of victims of man animal conflict and compensation to the injured. Speaking on the occasion he expressed hope that modern weapons would enable the forest personnel to carry out their duties in a more effective manner to protect the state's ...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Global Investors' Summit

Dispur, February 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating the first ever Global Investors' Summit in Guwahati today said that holding the Summit 'Advantage Assam' and the participation of galaxy of industrialists from across the spectrum and statesmen is a testimony that Assam is progressing. Delivering his inaugural address Prime Minister Modi said that in the centre's Act East Policy, Assam and other North Eastern states have occupied an epicentre of India's relations with ASEAN ...

176 MoUs signed on the first day of the summit worth more than Rs. 65000 crores

Dispur, Feb 3: Advantage Assam: Global Investors' Summit got off to a rollicking start today with signing of 176 MoUs worth more than Rs. 65,000 crore. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was present on the occasion along with his cabinet colleagues on a day when industry bigwigs visited the event to make the day fruitful for the state's economy. Some major MoUs that were signed today included key players of the industrial sector of the country and the world. Out of these, Oil India will be ...

Sonowal inaugurates Bhutanese Consulate Office in Guwahati Direct flight service between India-Bhutan and Singapore to propel inter-regional connectivity: Sonowal

Dispur, February 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal jointly with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan Lyonpo Damcho Dorji inaugurated the Royal Bhutanese Consulate at a function held at Panjabari here today. Opening of the Consulate General's Office will not only benefit Bhutanese and North Eastern tourists, pilgrims and students and businessmen but also strengthen friendship between people from Assam and neighbouring states and Bhutan, Chief Minister Sonowal commented. Sharing his ...

Sonowal assures aggrieved employees of paper mills early disposal of demands

Dispur, February 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured the workers and employees of Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mill and Kagajkal Suraksha Mancha who met him today at his office to take their grievances to the Secretary of the Union Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises for release of their salary and statutory dues. Following the assurance the federation of workers and employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mills have called off their reported ...

State Government signs MoU with NBCC for construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati

Dispur, Feb 2: In a major development ahead of the Global Investors' Summit, which begins tomorrow, Government of Assam signed an MoU with National Building Construction Corporation (India) Limited for setting up a Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati with a project cost of Rs. 1950 crore in self-financing mode. This iconic project will be implemented at Basistha Crossing near NH-37 with a completion period of sixty months. The construction work of the Twin Tower will commence from July 2018 ...

Sonowal inaugurates Treasury Office building in Majuli

Dispur, January 31: Leading the youngest district to witness yet another development initiatives, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the newly constructed building of Majuli District Treasury Office adjacent to DC Office at Garmur in Majuli today. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony Chief Minister Sonowal emphasising his commitment to transform Majuli into a front-running districts of the nation, said that his government for the overall development of the island has been ...

Sonowal attends valedictory function of National Integration Camp Appeals youths to act as catalyst to national development

Dispur, January 31: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that India is the youngest country in terms of its young population as 65 per cent of the people are below the age group of 35 years. Speaking at the valedictory function of the five day Mega National Integration Camp and India-ASEAN Special Commemorative Summit 2018 at Birinci Kumar Baruah Auditorium in Gauhati University today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that by 2020, 325 million people in India will reach working age and consequently ...

Sonowal attends 508th Birth anniversary of Mahavir Chilarai at Mangaldai Mahavir Chilarai was an apostle of great human values: CM

Dispur, Jan 31: "Mahavir Chilarai was not only a warrior, he was an apostle of great human values. He was deeply oriented towards literature and worked for strengthening the Assamese society. People of the state must follow his footsteps to reinforce its identity throughout the world in the 21st century", Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made this fervent call while speaking as chief guest in the 508th Birth anniversary celebration of Mahavir Chilarai at Gandhi Maidan in Mangaldai at Darrang ...

Sonowal inaugurates IT Directorate

Dispur, January 24: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the State Government is using e-governance to extend good governance to the people of Assam and inauguration of an exclusive directorate of information technology (IT) would help the government to pluck the digital divide between urban and rural areas. Inaugurating the Directorate of Information Technology, Electronics and Communication at the premises of Janata Bhawan today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that though the works of ...