CM Sonowal awarded with prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee Award 2020

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Published: March 21,2020 04:52 PM
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February 29, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat.

February 29, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat.



The award, instituted by India Foundation, was presented to Chief Minister Sonowal by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Speaker of People's Majlis of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, which carries a citation, a specially designed trophy and a cheque worth Rs. one lakh.



Sonowal while informing that there has been 18 percent growth in the collection of State GST (SGST) in the state and refunds have been made on time, Sonowal urged the Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman to release the Central GST (CGST) and Integrated GST (IGST) refunds so that business community here gets encouragement to increase business activity.



Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary participated in a roundtable business meet with dignitaries at the backdrop of the 3rd edition of 'Emerging Northeast 2020' - organized by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) in Guwahati.



In an official communique while receiving the award Sonowal said that the award is an inspiration to work for national integration and to take Dr. SP Mukherjee's vision and philosophy forward. He also dedicated the award to the people of Assam, who have been the source of inspiration and guidance during his public life.