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Assam CM Sarma calls on Sitharaman


Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma called on Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Thursday.

During his meeting with the FM at her official residence, they discussed financial related matters pertaining to the state.

The CM presented an overall financial scenario highlighting the progress made by the state in various key indicators, including mobilisation of revenue, an official said here.

Expressing his heartfelt appreciation to the Ministry of Finance for extending ‘generous support’ to Assam in terms of capital assistance and the advance release of devolution funds, Sarma said

these initiatives have helped Assam to accelerate the welfare oriented programmes as well as

capital expenditure.

Later, taking to twitter, the CM wrote, “I had the pleasure to call upon Hon Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Ji in New Delhi today.”

“During our meeting, we conveyed our heartfelt appreciation for the ministry’s generous support in terms of capital assistance and the advance release of devolution funds. These initiatives have played a crucial role in accelerating our welfare programmes and capital expenditure,” he added.

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