BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, April 20: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday exhorted the civil servants of the State to work as a ‘Team Assam’ to take the State forward.
Speaking at the Civil Service Day programme at Sankardev Kalakeshtra premises here, Chief Minister Sonowal said that like Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Team India’ vision, all officers must work together with the spirit of ‘Team Assam’ to take the State forward.
Sonowal in his speech thanked the IAS officers for their dedicated service to the State.
“Many of them have worked here with dedication coming from different states of the country for the welfare of of the people of Assam and ensuring their security. So I have extended my heartfelt thanks to these officers,” said the Chief Minister.
He said that a large section of people of the State has appreciated government's works during the last 10 months.
The Chief Minister called upon the IAS officers to complete the pending works.
Earlier, Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia who delivered welcome address at the event, administered oath to officers for making a corruption-free, terrorism-free and foreigners’ as well as pollution-free modern Assam.
Chief Ministers Sonowal gave away awards to districts departments and officers under various categories for their excellence in Public Administration. The programme was attended by large number top officials of Assam government.