CM inaugurates new Assam Bhawan and Trade Centre cum Youth Hostel at Kolkata
GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated an additional Assam Bhawan and Trade Centre cum Youth Hostel built by the State PWD at Salt Lake, Sector 3 in Kolkata on February 16.
The new Assam Bhawan was constructed with a project cost of Rs. 25.18 crore. The eleven storied new building is built with modern amenities and air conditioning. The building has 35 rooms and dormitories separately for men and women.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the new Assam Bhawan would strengthen relations between the people of Assam and West Bengal as well as promoting trade activities.
The Chief Minister said that due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's special focus, Assam and North East is on the path of faster development today. He observed that the Act East Policy of the Central government opens new opportunities for the region for growth and Guwahati to emerge as the expressway to the South East Asian countries.
He further viewed that Assam would soon become a front ranking state of the country in terms of development and urged the Assamese diaspora living in Kolkata to contribute positivity in this regard.
Finance Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in his speech highlighted the development initiatives of the Assam government. He said that for the benefit of people of Assam travelling to other parts of the country, Assam government has taken steps for construction of new Assam Houses.
- Assam Bhawan
- Trade Centre cum Youth Hostel
- Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
- Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma
CM inaugurates new Assam Bhawan