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Sonowal directs expeditious and timely implementation of budget announcements

Guwahati, Aug 28 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Social Welfare Department to expeditiously complete the identification process of differently abled persons of the state and set time frame for Direct Benefit Transfer of fund as financial assistance for medical care to them under Deen Dayal Divyang Sahajya Achani.

CBI to probe Assam minority student leader murder case

Guwahati, Aug 28 (IBNS) : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will probe the murder of All Bodo Minority Student’s Union (ABMSU)’s president Lafikul Islam in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar district on Aug 1.

Sonowal inaugurates Judicial Courts at Jatinga

Guwahati, July 29 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday inaugurated Dima Hasao’s District Judicial Courts at Jatinga (Boro Haflong) thereby paving the way for separation of the Judiciary from the Executive.

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 FM intervention for release of funds under FMP, enhancement of normative allocation under RIDF, oil royalty arrear

Guwahati, July 19 (IBNS): As a sequel to the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Parliament House in New Delhi and raised a gamut of issues concerning the State and its people.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Assam CM directs strict action against suspended 27 govt officials

Guwahati, Apr 3 (IBNS): Taking strong cognizance of findings of corruption cases and massive financial irregularities in Directorate of Economics and Statistics in the state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday issued direction to the departmental officials to take stern action against those involved in such corrupt practices.

After 7 years CM-level talks between Assam and Meghalaya held in Guwahati

Guwahati, Apr 1 (IBNS): The Chief Minister-level talks on the inter-state boundary between Meghalaya and Assam held at Brahmaputra state Guest house in Guwahati on Saturday.

Assam CM directs to set up Women Police Battalion to check crime against women and children

Guwahati, Mar 27 (IBNS) : In a bid to check rising number of crimes against women and children in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Home Department to initiate necessary steps to set up a Women Police Battalion in the state.