Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday urged the Assam Chamber of Commerce to work to augur an environment for generating love for business and right kind of awareness among the youth.
“Assam Chamber of Commerce should work to augur an environment for generating love for business and right kind of awareness in our younger generation who in turn can work to strengthen the fundamental of our economic development,” said Sonowal.
Sonowal said this while speaking at the annual general meeting of Assam Chamber of Commerce at Kaziranga on Saturday.
The Assam CM said the chamber of commerce should interact with the students frequently to help them understand business and guide them towards the path of business prosperity.
Sonowal said emerged in 2007, the Assam Chamber of Commerce in its short span of existence, made crucial contribution to the socio-economic development of the people of the state.
He also said keeping the economic and industrial landscape to the fore, the Assam Chamber of Commerce should tread its path towards strengthening the foundation of economic and industrial development of the state.
Sonowal also said the state government has taken a series of steps for the capacity building of the youth of the state, skill development of the farmers and women so that they can lead a life of accomplishment.
Various organisations like Assam Chamber of Commerce has been supporting the state government’s bid in strengthening all sections of the people of the state so that everybody can contribute to the journey of economic prosperity of the state.
The CM also asked the Assam Chamber of Commerce to organise the medium and small traders and provide them adequate knowledge on GST, if anybody lacks it.
Stating that in democratic set-up, both the government and the non-government establishments should work in tandem, Sonowal said the synergy and close coordination of the both would lead to welfare of all.
He also said in the aftermath of Advantage Assam: Global Investors’ Summit, a right kind of business atmosphere has been created in the state.
He also said the people of the state should have sound business knowledge to reap rich dividends of the summit.
The meeting, where the president of Assam Chamber of Commerce, Rupam Goswami, delivered the welcome address, was also attended by agriculture minister Atul Bora, MLA Bimal Bora, office-bearers of Assam Chamber of Commerce and its representatives from 24 districts.