- State Govt to provide Rs 1 crore initially for setting up Bohuwa Samanway Kshetra
GUWAHATI : Chief minister sarwanand sonowal has again praised stste’s rich tradition and culture.
He said “Assam’s rich cultural heritage and traditions have a distinct reputation at the world stage and that is why the state has emerged as an attractive destination for both domestic and international tourists.
We must uphold our traditions, customs and culture and young generation of the indigenous people of the land must work with dedication to sustain their rich cultural mores.”
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while speaking at the Bohuwa Naas Utsav organised by
Cultural Affairs Directorate, Government of Assam in association with Sonowal Kachari Autonomous
Council at Khowang Naharani High School Playground in Dibrugarh.
The chief minister also announced Rs 1 crore initially for setting up Bohuwa Sanskritik Oitihashik
Saying that the state government is committed to develop all sections of the society and maintain
age old harmony and unity among the people, Sonowal urged the young generation to work for
eliminating the superstitions and false notions prevailing in the society.
Sonowal called students to education excellence
Calling on the students to inculcate a mentality for overcoming all obstacles for achieving their goals, the
chief minister said that the government has taken many initiatives to build quality human resource
and he also highlighted the positive effects of Gunotsav programme in improving quality of education in schools of the state.
Urging the Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council to take proactive steps to develop the youth of the Sonowal
Kachari tribe in different aspects such as education, sports etc, the chief minister said that there are lots
of talented and capable youth within the tribe who must be given the platform to harness their potential
and achieve success.
He also called on the women of the community to take advantage of the government schemes like Kanaklata
Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni to become financially empowered.
Saying that the state government has given a lot of importance on skill development of the youth and opening
of 249 skill development centres in the state underlines this endeavour, Sonowal said that the youth of the
state would be able to find better employment opportunities by getting skilled while the public must keep
a strict watch over implementation of government schemes.
Minister of State (independent) for Cultural Affairs Naba Kumar Doley said that the state government
is taking many steps to highlight the traditional mores and cultural ethos of all the indigenous groups
of the people in the state and the greater Assamese society is the amalgamation of such cultural heritage
and diversity of various communities and tribes.
MP Rameswar Teli and Pradan Barua, MLAs Bimal Bora, Dr Ranuj Pegu, Binod Hazarika,
Chakradhar Gogoi, CEM of Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council Dipuranjan Makrari, representatives
of Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council were also present among others.