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Govt checks graft and removing loopholes in financial system : Assam CM

Guwahati, Apr 29 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that checking graft and removing loopholes in financial system with good governance has resulted huge rise in revenue in Assam.

V&AC sleuth raids CID office following directive by Assam CM

Guwahati, Apr 26 (IBNS) : The Vigilance and Anti Corruption (V&AC) of Assam police on Wednesday raided the office of the CID, following directive by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Former Assam CM cancels journey after NSG founds traces of TNT explosives in his vehicle

Guwahati, Apr 17 (IBNS) : Former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has cancelled his second day tour after the National Security Guard (NSG) on Monday found traces of TNT explosives in the official bullet proof vehicle of the former Assam Chief Minister during the routine inspection.

Sonowal distributes cheques to beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan

Guwahati, Mar 25 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday launched the ceremonial distribution of cheques to the beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan when he handed over a cheque worth Rs 2 lakh to Saurav Jyoti Kalita a patient with neurological disorder at a programme held at Veterinary Field, Khanapara in Guwahati.

Majuli to be India’s first carbon neutral district and biodiversity heritage site : Assam CM

Guwahati, Mar 21 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday launched initiatives to develop Majuli as India’s first carbon neutral district and as a biodiversity heritage site coinciding with the celebration of International Day of Forest at Brahmaputra State Guest House in the city.

Assam CM directs enquiry into Silapathar incident

Guwahati, Mar 7 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday directed Additional Chief Secretary V.B. Pyarelal to enquire into the incident of attack on the All Assam Students Union (AASU) office in Silapathar by miscreants on Monday and submit report within one month.

Assam CM directs all departments to utilize govt. fund within Mar 31

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IBNS) : In a bid to expedite the utilization of central funds, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal issued stern directions to all government departments to complete proper utilization of the same within Mar 31, 2017.

Assam CM directs to repair all broken embankments by Mar 31

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday directed the Revenue and Disaster Management Department to release fund for providing relief to the people affected by storm.

Supporting to Rijiju, Assam minister says Hindus not a religion, but also a culture

Guwahati, Feb 13 (IBNS): Supporting Union MoS Home Kiren Rijiju's remarks on Hindus, an Assam minister on Monday said that, Hindu is not a religion, but also a culture.

We must follow Bir Chilarai’s example of true patriotism and bravery: Assam CM

Guwahati, Feb 10 (IBNS) : Stating that Bir Chilarai’s example of patriotism and bravery must be followed by the young generation of the state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said that the government is taking many steps to immortalise the great General of the erstwhile Kamata Kingdom ruled by Koch Dynasty.

Sonowal inaugurates 15th Bodoland Day, reiterates commitment to strengthen BTC

Guwahati, Feb 10 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonwoal on Friday said that Assam is a melting pot of several tribes and ethnic groups and it has been a constant endeavour of the State Government to integrate the contributions of all tribes and ethnicities to bring about all pervasive development of the State.

After Sonowal's convoy stopped in traffic snarls, Assam govt decides to open 2nd Saraighat bridge on Jan 28

Guwahati, Jan 18 (IBNS) : While the speed of the Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal's convoy was stoped in the traffic snarls in the two lane Saraighat bridge over the Brahmaputra river on Tuesday evening, the state government on Wednesday decided to open the second Saraighat bridge in this month.

Digidhan Mela : Sonowal unveils state developed e-wallet ‘Tokapoisa.in’,e-payment portal

Guwahati, Jan 11 (IBNS) : In a move to tread a step towards Cashless Economy, Assam government on Wednesday unveiled an e-wallet and an e-payment portal for creating a cashless state.

Assam cabinet expansion likely to be made next week by inducting eight new ministers

Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS) : The much awaited cabinet expansion of Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam government is likely to be made before the Bhogali bihu festival which will start from Jan 14 next.

Prabhu, Sonowal flag off country's second luxury train Humsafar Express from Assam

Guwahati, Dec 25 (IBNS) : In yet another step to facilitate easy and smooth communication between Guwahati and Bengaluru, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday flagged off India's second luxury train Humsafar Express from Mumbai and Kamakhya respectively.