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Government lying to SSA teachers on their salaries: JYF

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SHILLONG, Jan 10: The Jaintia Youth Federation (JYF) has accused the state government of lying to the teachers working in the SSA schools across the state that the Centre has delayed releasing funds for the disbursement of their salaries.
This came to light after receiving of information sought under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)’s Department of School Education & Literacy.
Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, JYF president Poipynhun Majaw said, “The state government has lied to the teachers by claiming that it is yet to receive the funds from the Centre when the RTI reply from the MHRD is saying otherwise.”

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CM lays base for 100 Bedded Resubelpara Civil Hospital in NGH

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RESUBELPARA, Jan 09: Taking development to the next level, Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma laid base for the construction of 100 Bedded Resubelpara Civil Hospital at the Community Health Centre, Resubelpara on Tuesday. Transcending from the community level to a district level, the Civil hospital will be constructed at a land spreading over 296 bighas at Chidaret, donated by the local Nokma, Rangkame Sangma.
The laying of foundation stone took place amid the presence of Chairman State Planning Board and MLA, Salseng Marak, local MLAs Cherak Momin, Marthon Sangma, Additional Deputy Commissioner, P.K.Boro, Superintendent of Police, Dalton Marak, officials of District Administration, Medical Officers and staff of health department and District Officers of various line departments.

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Mukul government lays thrust on health and education

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WILLIAMNAGAR, Jan 09: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said his government would continue to put thrust on social sector particular health and education, which would ensure unprecedented progress in the state.
Dr. Sangma made the remark while inaugurating the newly constructed Williamnagar Polytechnic Institute in East Garo Hills, which would be second polytechnic institute in Garo hills, apart from the newly laid foundation for Ampati Engineering College and College of Urban Planning and Architecture.

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NPP constitutes coordination committee for Southern sector

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SHILLONG, Jan 09: The National People’s Party (NPP) 17-North Shillong Constituency recently elected office bearers of its coordination committee – Southern sector. The meeting of the NPP 17-North Shillong Constituency Committee, Southern Sector was held under the Chairmanship of Shaiphar Rani, at Umsohsun here in the city on Monday.
The office bearers include: Chairman – Bryan J. Kharbhih, Co-Chairman –Charlene Marak, Vice chairman – Dipanjan Paul, Isaq Masih and Abhishek Das, Secretary –Sudha Paswan, Treasurer –Arun Singh.

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M-tabs distributed to class XII students in Ampati

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AMPATI, Jan 09: Mobile PC Tablets were distributed to 983 class XII students of 11 Higher Secondary Schools of South West Garo Hills (SWGH) district under the Chief Minister’s Students Digital Learning Aids scheme (CMSDLAS) 2017-2018 on Tuesday at Ampati Multi Facility Centre near here.
The Wi-Fi enabled PC tablets or m-tabs are pre-loaded with educational contents covering the MBOSE syllabi as well as study materials and sample question papers for Engineering and Medical entrance exams.

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