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Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone of 27 projects worth Rs. 2366 crore in Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday unveiled a 13 ft bronze statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Mahasadak Zero Point at Rongpur in Assam Cachar district.

Our govt committed to protect Assam’s environment and biodiversity: Sarbananda Sonowal

Guwahati/IBNS: While protests on streets and social media platforms are going on against the centre’s decision to allow coal mining in Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary which is also known as Amazon of East, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said that, his government is committed to protect Assam’s environment and biodiversity. 

Assam CM orders inquiry into PM-KISAN scheme irregularities

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegations of irregularities in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme.

Sonowal launches Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela 2017-18

Guwahati, Jan 2 (IBNS): In a bid to add more dynamism to state government’s initiatives of financial inclusion and bringing all sections of the people under the ambit of banking sector and cashless transaction, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched ‘Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela 2017-18’ by distributing cheques to beneficiaries at a function held at Sarbananda Singha auditorium in Tinsukia on Tuesday.

Sonowal calls upon tea tribes organizations to work with ‘Team Assam’ spirit

Guwahati, Sept 11 (IBNS) : As a precursor to Speaker's Initiative which will be rolled out for the first time in the Assam Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, a meeting of all organizations of tea tribes community, tea planters and leading thinkers was held in the Central Hall of the Assembly on Monday.

Sonowal asks DCs to submit survey report of flood induced damages

Guwahati, Aug 28 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed all deputy commissioners (DCs) to reach out to the flood affected people to ascertain their loss and immediately submit a survey report for the government to expeditiously start the rehabilitation process on a full throttle.

Sonowal orders inquiry into electrocuted deaths

Guwahati, July 12 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the chronology of circumstances leading to alleged spurt in the incidence of electrocuted deaths during seasonal floods in Assam.

Sonowal directs for immediate disbursal of pension after retirement

Guwahati, June 28 (IBNS): To give succour to the government employees superannuating, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal instructed Directorate of Pension to disburse pension immediately after retirement.

Sonowal asks Assam DGP to connect all police stations with CCTNS

Guwahati, June 27 (IBNS): In a move to empower Assam Police with technological solutions and criminal intelligence to enable it to render its duties, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday has asked the DGP to ensure that no slackness creeps in connecting all police stations in the State with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS).

Sonowal, Purohit mourn Gauhati University ex-VC's death

Guwahati, June 1 (IBNS): Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed their condolences on the demise of former of Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University professor Jamini Mohan Choudhury who passed away on Thursday. He was 97.

Sonowal directs to remove all red lights atop cars, Assam guv lauds Modi Cabinet's decision

Guwahati, Apr 20 (IBNS): Following the Union Cabinet's decision to do away with the red beacons atop cars of ministers, bureaucrats, politicians and VVIPs, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed all in the state to remove 'Red Light' being used atop vehicles immediately.

State to press for tri-partite meeting for granting ST status to six communities: Sonowal

Guwahati, Mar 9 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that the state government is committed to ensuring the grant of ST status to six communities.