SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today inaugurated the Mega Block Event of NRLM, Samanda Block at Williamnagar in East Garo Hills in presence of Govt Chief Whip Marcuise Marak.
The programme was organised by the Samanda Block to commemorate the celebration of 50th year of Statehood.
During the programme, the Chief Minister handed over appreciation certificates to villages with 100% covid vaccination coverage.
He also handed over financial support to different Village Organisations through Community Investment Funds. The funds will be utilised by SHGs in the villages for income generation activities.
Speaking on the occasion, he assured the farming communities that Govt is committed to support SHGs, so as to enable women organisation with financial stability.
He said that Govt is committed to promote welfare of the farmers and through different interventions, Govt is trying to reach out to the farming and women organisations for their economic upliftment.
Under NRLM, Meghalaya has disbursed over 121 Cr. to over 7000 Village Organisations.
Today Chief Minister distributed 44 Lakhs to 10 VOs in Samanda block. This is the commitment towards empowerment of rural women through the active SHG Movement in the State.
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