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The projects launched today will strengthen the identity of the region in the North Bank of Brahmaputra as a hub of energy and education: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister’s Office:

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation INDMAX Unit at Indian Oil’s Bongaigaon Refinery, Oil India Limited’s Secondary Tank Farm at Madhuban, Dibrugarh and a Gas Compressor Station at Hebeda Village, Makum, Tinsukia remotely from Dhemaji in Assam today.

He also inaugurated the Dhemaji Engineering College and laid the foundation stone for Sualkuchi Engineering College in Assam. 

Governor of Assam Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Shri Rameswar Teli were also present on the occasion.

Addressing the public at the event, the Prime Minister said North East will be the new growth engine of India and he is inspired to work more for the people of Assam.

He recalled how the North Bank in the Brahmaputra gave birth to Assamese cinema eight decades ago with the film Joymoti.

He added this region has produced many personalities that enhanced the pride of Assam’s culture.

He said the Centre and State Governments are working together for the balanced development of Assam and the major basis of this is the state’s infrastructure. 

Criticizing the opposition, the Prime Minister said in spite of the great potential in the North Bank, the earlier governments gave the region a step-motherly treatment and did not prioritize the requirements of connectivity, hospitals, institutions of education, industries for this region.

He added that the Government is working on the mantra of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas’ and has overcome this discrimination.

He further listed the infrastructure projects in Assam which were inaugurated by the Government. 

He said, today,  energy and education infrastructure projects worth more than Rs 3000 crore are launched in this region.

He said these projects will strengthen the identity of the region as a hub of energy and education and would act as a symbol of Assam.

The Prime Minister stressed the necessity for India to continuously become self-sufficient, to increase its strength and also its capabilities. He said over the years, the refining capacity in India has greatly increased, especially at the Bongaigaon Refinery. 

He added the gas unit plant launched today is going to increase the capacity of LPG production and will make life easier for the people in Assam and Northeast.

It will also increase employment opportunities for the youth in this region. 

He lauded the Assam government for launching a campaign to lease land to small tea growers.

He said now the need of the people in Assam is to strengthen the double engine of development and progress.

It is a matter of immense happiness for our Government that we have got the opportunity to serve people of the North Bank of Assam: PM Narendra Modi

It is a matter of immense happiness for our Government that we have got the opportunity to serve people of the North Bank of Assam:

Dr Jyoti Prasad Saikia appointed as the first Vice Chancellor of Biranagana Sati Sadhani Rajyik Vishwavidyala: Himanta Biswa

Himanta Biswa Sarma – Minister, Govt of Assam:

My heartiest congratulations to Dr Jyoti Prasad Saikia, Professor, Dept of Sociology, Dibrugarh University on being appointed as the first Vice Chancellor of Biranagana Sati Sadhani Rajyik Vishwavidyala.

I am certain you’ll take this University to new heights of academic glory.

Tea garden workers of Lasingpar Basti tell me that they have no ATMs here to withdraw cash: Sushmita Dev

Sushmita Dev, President, Mahila Congress:

  • BJP’s so called “Cashless Digital India” & “Financial Inclusion” claims have failed to reach Cachar, Assam.

  • Tea garden workers of Lasingpar Basti tell me that they have no ATMs here to withdraw cash.

  • It is a disaster for these daily wage earners who toil hard.

People have demanded that the Sonabari bridge be named after Moinul Hoque Choudhury ji: Sushmita Dev

Sushmita Dev – President, Mahila Congress:

We paid our respects at the tomb of Former Union Minister & Congress stalwart from Sonai, Late Moinul Hoque Choudhury ji.

People have demanded that the Sonabari bridge be named after him.

It is sad that the bridge has made no progress since 5 years under BJP Govt.

Pleased to have attended the 7th Annual Conference of United Bodo People’s Organisation: Himanta Biswa

Himanta Biswa Sarma – Minister, Govt of Assam:

  • Pleased to have attended the 7th Annual Conference of United Bodo People’s Organisation (UBPO) at Dhansiri in Golaghat.

  • The warmth received from people of Sarupathar is overwhelming.

  • My sincere gratitude for having me amidst you all today

  • Best Wishes
Himanta Biswa 4th Book

My 4th book – Eta Xopunor Pom Khedi – gives an insight into my ideals, values and reflections of changing landscape of Assam’s politics: Himanta Biswa

Himanta Biswa Sarma – Minister, Govt of Assam:

Humbled with gracious presence of Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma, Assam Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami & BJP State President Ranjeet kr Dass and thankful to them for releasing my 4th book Eta Xopunor Pom Khedi, compilation of my 25 speeches.

Gratitude to all who joined.

It’s been an incredibly rewarding journey for over 2 decades with politics becoming a meaningful tool of public service for me.

Eta Xopunor Pom Khedi, a compilation of 25 speeches, gives an insight into my ideals, values and reflections of changing landscape of Assam’s politics.

It’s been an incredibly rewarding journey for over 2 decades with politics becoming a meaningful tool of public service for me. Eta Xopunor Pom Khedi, a compilation of 25 speeches, gives an insight into my ideals, values and reflections of changing landscape of Assam’s politics.

Offered my prayers at Bhorom Baba Temple at Sonai LAC: Sushmita Dev

Sushmita Dev – President, All India Mahila Congress:

Offered my prayers at Bhorom Baba Temple at Sonai LAC, accompanied by Sh KD Purkayastha ji & Fmr Min Ajit Singh ji

This temple is very close to my heart & reminds me of my father. He had an active role in building this temple.

Devotees from all over Assam come & pray here at Silkuri.

Govt of Assam has announced reduction of ₹5/ltr in prices of petrol and diesel: Himanta Biswa

I am glad to share that following my announcement in the vote on account in Assam Assembly today, Govt of Assam has announced reduction of ₹5/ ltr in prices of petrol and diesel.

The same shall come into force from midnight today.

A Gazette notification has been issued

Himanta Biswa – Minister, Govt of Assam

Dhekiajuli is all decked up with festivity to welcome PM Modi : Himanta Biswa Sarma

Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister, Government of Assam. :

The sparkle of smiles and joy of people adds elegantly to the glow of the Diyas they have lit up in Dhekiajuli to welcome Hon Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will bless us with his presence on Sunday.

Assam is celebrating!

Dhekiajuli is all decked up with festivity! The city has been lit up with the sparkling lights of earthen lamps as people lighted ‘diyas’ to welcome Hon PM Sri Narendra Modi, who visits us on Sunday, Feb 7. We celebrate & cherish the moment

PM Modi to dedicate to the Nation and lay the Foundation Stone of key infrastructure projects in West Bengal

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister :

Tomorrow evening, I would be in Haldia, West Bengal. At a programme there, will dedicate to the nation the the LPG import terminal built by BPCL.

Will also dedicate to the nation Dobhi–Durgapur Natural Gas Pipeline section of the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project.

The foundation stone of the second Catalytic-Isodewaxing unit of Haldia Refinery will be laid. A Four-Lane ROB-cum-Flyover at Ranichak, Haldia on NH 41 would also be inaugurated.

Assam Sports

Assam is becoming a great sporting powerhouse.. : Kiren Rijiju

Sarbananda Sonowal – Chief Minister, Assam:

Inaugurated the Sports Authority of India Training Centre in Lakhimpur along with Union MoS Shri Kiren Rijiju ji and MP Shri Pradan Baruah.

The state-of-the-art facility with training centre, athlete hostel and multi sports indoor hall, will go a long way in offering advanced training to athletes.

Kiren Rijiju – Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports:

This SAI Training Centre in North Lakhimpur, Assam will be of high standards.

The talented youth of the region will have great opportunities to train here.

Assam is becoming a great sporting powerhouse under the dynamic leadership of CM Shri Sarbanand Sonowal Ji.