Meghalaya: Charles Pyngrope appointed chairman of newly constituted PAC

Meghalaya: Charles Pyngrope appointed chairman of newly constituted PAC

From Our Correspondent SHILLONG, April 26, 2018: Meghalaya Legislative Assembly has constituted the new Public Accounts Committee (PAC) with Congress MLA from Nongthymmai, Charles Pyngrope as the chairman. As per the notification issued on April 23, the other members of the committee include Zenith Sangma,   Rakkam A Sangma, Nujorki Sungoh,   Reninkton L Tongkhar, HM Shangpliang,   […]

Meghalaya has the lowest LPG connections in India

Meghalaya has the lowest LPG connections in India

SHILLONG, April 25, 2018: LPG connections in Meghalaya cover only 29 per cent of the State’s population and is the lowest in the country, State Level Coordinator of Oil Industries SS Thangkhiew said here on Tuesday. Addressing media persons at Shillong Press Club, Thangkhiew attributed the low number of LPG connections due to the availability […]

Meghalaya: After city’s roads, Japan’s JICA focuses on health, education, livelihood

Meghalaya: After city’s roads, Japan’s JICA focuses on health, education, livelihood

SHILLONG, April 25, 2018: Focusing on health, education, and livelihood apart from road infrastructure development, a study team from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held its first meeting with Meghalaya planning department in Shillong. The nine member delegation from JICA was headed by Chiaki Kurinama, Special Advisor and Chief Consultant. During the meeting, suggestion was […]

Meghalaya’s rural schools: Is universal education possible in deplorable school conditions?

Meghalaya’s rural schools: Is universal education possible in deplorable school conditions?

By Our Correspondent  Tura, April 25, 2018: Despite Meghalaya being one of the most popular education hubs in the North-east, most schools in the rural areas witness a different reality altogether. In most cases, such schools lack basic amenities and infrastructure required for their proper functioning. This is the case in a school located in the […]

Meghalaya: State MLAs form a new front

Meghalaya: State MLAs form a new front

SHILLONG, April 24, 2018: Two legislators in Meghalaya have formed a front – the Meghalaya United Front (MUF). The front has been formed by the lone NCP legislator from Gambegre constituency, Saleng A. Sangma, and Independent legislator from Nongkrem, Lambor Malngiang. Both the legislators are supporting the ruling coalition, the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government being […]

Meghalaya to review construction of zoo in Ri-Bhoi district

Meghalaya to review construction of zoo in Ri-Bhoi district

SHILLONG, April 24, 2018: The Meghalaya government will review the construction of a zoo in Ri-Bhoi district, which has been pending for more than a decade. Meghalaya forest and environment minister Lahkmen Rymbui told reporters here on Monday that a review meeting will be held next week on this important project. Referring to the Comptroller and […]

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