10th Schedule should be applicable in ADCs: Meghalaya CM
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday attended the Outreach and Familiarisation programme for Local Bodies of Meghalaya and the other North-Eastern States organized by the Parliamentary Research & Training Institute of Democracies (PRIDE), Lok Sabha Secretariat and the District Council Affairs, Government of Meghalaya.
The programme was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in presence of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Metbah Lyngdoh, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameshwar Teli.
The programme aimed to enhance participatory democracy through greater awareness of the procedures and processes followed by democratic institutions functioning at various levels from the grassroots to the apex level.
In his address, the Meghalaya CM has also sought more funds for District Councils and the inclusion of Khasi-Garo languages in the 8th Schedule.