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Assam govt. to send an engineer team to Bangladesh for training about dredging of Brahmaputra

Guwahati, Sept 11 (IBNS) : The Assam government will send a team of mechanical engineers of Water Resources department to Bangladesh for training to enchance knowledge about dredging of Brahmaputra and Barak river.

Sonowal directs government officials to speed up development works

Guwahati, July 24 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday directed the state government officials to speed up all development works in the state.

Committee for Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People submits interim report to Assam CM

Guwahati, July 22 (IBNS): The Committee for Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People of Assam on Saturday submitted its interim report to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Brahmaputra State Guest House in Guwahati.

Sonowal seeks Centre’s help for internet connections to every household

Guwahati, July 9 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged Centre to initiate actions to set up a fibre (broadband) grid aimed at connecting every household with the internet in the State.

Newly elected BJP members of KAAC meet Sonowal

Guwahati, June 25 (IBNS): All speculations have been still clouded over selection of the next Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scripted victory of the council polls by sweeping majority by 24 seats out of 26.

Sonowal directs Kamrup metro district administration and GDD to reach out to city dwellers

Guwahati, June 13 (IBNS): In view of the incessant rain lashing the capital city of Assam since morning causing artificial flood in several parts, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday directed Kamrup metro district administration and Guwahati Development Department (GDD) to be on their toes to meet any exigencies.

Assam CM calls on the youth to take up farming and cattle rearing to bring economic transformation

Guwahati, June 11 (IBNS) : Calling on the educated unemployed youth of the state to vigorously engage in agriculture and cattle rearing to lay the foundation of a self sustainable rural economy, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that milk production cooperatives can boost the rural economy and open up avenues of employment.

Sonowal requests Jual Oram to set up Ekalavya Model School in Majuli

Guwahati, June 10 (IBNS) : In a move to expedite the development of the people belonging to scheduled tribe communities of the state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday discussed several issues with Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram at Brahmapura State Guest House.

Assam CM orders probe into Rs 139 crore scam of Construction Workers’ Welfare Fund

Guwahati, May 29 (IBNS): Another multi-crore rupees government scam unearthed in Assam as Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday directed investigation into the Rs 139 crores scam of Assam Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board under Labour and Welfare Department of the state.

ASTC is the symbol of Assamese identity: Sonowal

Guwahati, May 22 (IBNS) : While laying foundation stone of Mini ISBT and also ceremonially flagging off 20 new buses for better connectivity with upper and northern Assam at Khanapara in Guwahati on Monday, Assam Chief Minister Sonowal termed ASTC as the symbol of Assamese identity and to bring back the glory days of the Corporation both the civil society and the Government must work hand in hand so that ASTC can contribute meaningfully to the State’s economy.

Birubala Rabha meets Assam CM

Guwahati, May 20 (IBNS): Birubala Rabha, who has been waging a war against witch hunting on Saturday, met Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter’s office in Janata Bhawan and apprised him of her proposed visit at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland and her mission to defeat witch hunting and its manifestations.

Assam CM directs DCs to put in place all system before onset of monsoon

Guwahati, May 20 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday directed Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of all districts to put in place all exigencies before the onset of monsoon.

Sonowal calls for reform in education sector to instill innovative thinking among students

Guwahati, May 14 (IBNS): Calling for an early reform in the education sector to instill in the students an innovative thinking process, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday had launched the ‘Lakshya’ programme in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district.

Assam CM inaugurates Water ATM in Dibrugarh

Guwahati, May 14 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday inaugurated a RO based multi coin and smart card operated filtration system, ‘Water ATM’ in Dibrugarh district.

Assam CM calls for joint action to improve academic environment

Guwahati, May 8 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremoniously distributed scholarships under Chief Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (CMSSS) to meritorious students of class V and VIII of Kamrup and Kamrup Metro district in a programme held at Sarusajai Sports Stadium in Guwahati on Monday.