The Chief Minister made Direct Benefit Transfer to the tune of Rs. 30 cr to 60,000 producer households under Focus plus. The biggest DBT ever in the history of Meghalaya.
Mawthoh further said that the second list will be announced shorty for the state election.
The High Court remarked that teachers of government-aided colleges are not found to hold an office of profit and quashed the notification aimed at instilling discipline and order among the teachers in the state.
The drone station was inaugurated at the Jengjal Sub-Divisional Hospital by Meghalaya minister James Sangma in the presence of a few other state ministers.
The state government continued with its aggressive rural welfare push with Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on December 5 distributing funds under FOCUS+ Programme at Jengjal, West Garo Hills District, which is the largest ever Direct Benefit Transfer in Meghalaya, ensuring farmers’ prosperity towards promoting sustainable livelihood.
Notably, just months ahead of the assembly election, the All India Trinamool Congress claimed that the Meghalaya government under Conrad Sangma and IAS officer D Vijay Kumar has conceived over Rs 632 crores of fund mismanagement.
Meghalaya Police on December 5 recovered arms and ammunition from Garobadha in the state's ANTF West Garo Hills.
TMC claimed that tenders have been floated by Meghalayan Age Ltd and not by the government of Meghalaya which means that none of the details of the tenders has been public.
The announcement was made by NPP State President and Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma at the programme where Mondol joined the NPP
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that these challenging times and such statements are unappreciative.
"Not at all, I will not contest from two Constituencies...as of now I am only contesting from South Tura Constituency", said the NPP Chief.
He also stated that it is the endeavor of the government to bring administration closer to the people and added that people in the past had to travel in bad road conditions to Nongpoh even for basic needs and services.
The Meghalaya High Court stated that it was a violation of Article 19 (1) (c) which allows the formation of associations or unions.
In its latest attack post the Mukroh incident which claimed five lives, the BJP claimed that the Meghalaya state government has stopped all funds meant for PMAY beneficiaries in Garo Hills.
Earlier, the TMC on November 25 said that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has declared a shutdown of the internet to mask their failure.
Meghalaya cabinet approved the creation of outposts in sensitive locations along the state’s border areas which includes Mooriap BOP in East Jaintia Hills, Mukroh BOP, and Tihwieh BOP in West Jaintia Hills, Rani-Jirang BOP in Ri-Bhoi, Umwali BOP, Lejadubi Bop and Langpih BOP in West Khasi Hills.
The four members of the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) and the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), who were detained in connection with the violence during the FKJGP-organized peace rally on unemployment on October 28, 2022, were released on November 28 late in the evening from Sadar Police station in Shillong.
Two National People's Party (NPP) MLAs - Benedic R Marak of Raksamgre Constituency, Ferlin A Sangma of Selsella Constituency and one All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) MLA- Himalaya M Shangpliang of Mawsynram Constituency tendered their resignation.
Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, said that the meeting was held to brief the leaders of different political parties on the steps that have been taken by the government following the Mukroh incident.
It may be mentioned, the government of Meghalaya suspended the internet after the Mukroh firing incident on November 22 morning to minimise the transmission of information through pictures, videos and text, having the potential to cause serious breakdown of law and order.
The pressure groups initially planned to burn the effigies at the entrance of the CM’s Bungalow but were stopped by the State police after a heated argument with the state administration and police
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