SHILLONG, March 15: Over 12000 SSA teachers in Meghalaya are pinning their hopes on new Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma with hopes that their pending dues are finally cleared.
In this regard, a delegation of the Meghalaya Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Schools Association (MSSASA) had called on Conrad on Thursday and had also submitted a memorandum, seeking his intervention in the matter.
SHILLONG, March 15: Accommodation for students at the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy (NEIAH) will only be available after two and a half years according to the institute’s Director, Dr PK Goswami who has urged the agitating students to return to their classes.
Over 200 students of the institute have been staging protest outside the campus for the past few days over issues related to accommodation, transportation and safety concerns.
SHILLONG, March 15: Meghandini Mahila Samiti, Shillong, a voluntary women’s organization has organized free distribution of study materials for the poor and economically backward children of Shillong Pynthorumkhrah L.P.School, Gandhi Buniyadi Sec. School , Buddha VidyaNiketan Sec. School beside others on Wednesday.
SHILLONG, March 15: It has been 46 years and counting since Meghalaya got its statehood. While the journey has been a moderate one, the ship is often considered a rudderless one with no proper policies in place and the fall out of which, is often visible in the plight of the common man jostling for basic rights.
It may be mentioned that sports, mining, education and youth are a few of the important areas that the state does not have any policies for.
TURA, March 15: Illegal stone quarries, which were banned by the state for their failure to obtain operating papers, have mushroomed once again in the West Garo Hills district. The illegal stone quarries, which are generally run by Assam residents through channels in Garo Hills have once again come to the fore after complaints by legal quarry operators who objected to the illegal transport of chips – most of which goes to Bangladesh.