GUWAHATI, Aug 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal formally launched e-newsletter ‘Dorpon’, which was prepared by Transformation and Development Department and Centre for Sustainable Development Goals (CSDGs), Government of Assam in a programme held at Chief Minister’s Conference Hall in Janata Bhawan on Friday.
The first SDG e-Newsletter ‘Dorpon’ is launched with an aim for disseminating understanding on SDGs among all and highlighting the work being done on Sustainable Development Goals in Assam.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that Assam was one of the first states in the country and in the world to adopt the SDGs into the policy process of the state. “Assam had released its vision document, Assam 2030, ‘Our Dream, Our Commitment’, Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, which set forth the vision and strategy for achieving the SDGs in Assam by 2030”, the Chief Minister mentioned.
Further stating that presently all departments in the Government of Assam are working towards realigning and designing their policies towards achieving the SDGs by 2030, a comprehensive SDG state plan will be prepared for highlighting the path forward for each goal in Assam.
Sonowal also said that the Government of Assam now plans to take the SDGs to the grassroots to bring forth voices from the most marginalized areas of Assam and build a better future for all. The e-Newsletter will be a platform for engagement for all including government officials, youth of Assam, citizens of the state, civil society organisations and NGOs to participate in the SDG’s journey of Assam, the Chief Minister added.
The e-Newsletter ‘Dorpon’ is currently available in the Transformation and Development Department Portal and it will soon be available in the assam.mygov.in portal for engaging citizens on Assam’s SDG journey.
Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Additional Chief Secretary KV Eapen, Director, Assam Administrative Staff College Anjan Chakraborty were also present on the occasion among others.