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Garo Hills floods: 14 days of GR announced after over 1.2 lakhs affected

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Tura, Aug 16: After a high level meeting held between the district administration of West Garo Hills and a host of MLAs of the plain belt region, 14 days of Gratuitous Relief (GR) has been announced for the flood affected people of the plain belt of West Garo Hills (WGH) on Wednesday.
The announcement comes in the wake of the plain belt of WGH facing one of its worst flood disasters after the massive 2014 floods.

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Govt prompts officials to respond to torrential downpour

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SHILLONG, Aug 16: A review meeting was held on Wednesday in the Conference Hall, Main Secretariat Building with all the important Heads of the Department to take stock of the prevailing situation arising out of the incessant and torrential downpour in almost all parts of the State.

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Tsering launches Clean Shillong Website and Hackathon 2017

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SHILLONG, Aug 16:  The Clean Shillong website was launched by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Y. Tsering on Wednesday.
Waste management in the Shillong Urban agglomeration is currently being handled by multiple public agencies including traditional local institutions. To bring about a coordinated effort and to streamline the management of waste, the State Government has constituted a Supervisory Committee headed by the Chief Secretary with members from all stakeholders, to actively monitor, improve and maintain the cleanliness in Shillong city, which is in line with the Court intervention.

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MSSASA demands shifting SSA teachers’ posts to education department

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SHILLONG, Aug 16: The Meghalaya Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Schools’ Association (MSSASA) has demanded the state government to shift all posts of primary and upper primary teachers from the State Education Mission Authority of Meghalaya (SEMAM) to state education department.

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Road safety advocacy held at Mendipathar

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TURA, Aug 16: Spearheaded by the state transport department, a program on road safety advocacy was held at the town of Mendipathar in collaboration with the district administration of North Garo Hills on Wednesday.
The program was attended by a host of dignitaries including the transport minister HDR Lyngdoh, local MLA and parliamentary secretary, Marthon J Sangma, commissioner of transport, IW Ingty, deputy commissioner of transport, PM Sangma along with the deputy commissioner, SC Sadhu and SP Dalton Marak.

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