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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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Foundation laid for Pine Mount International School near Tura

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TURA, Jan 09: The state is ready to set its own benchmark in providing education to the future generation of students and build a brand of its own in the education sector by establishing Pine Mount International Schools in three identified locations in the state, including Doldegre near Tura.
With this objective in view, Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma unveiled the foundation for construction of Pine Mount International School at Doldegre in the presence of Tura North MLA Noverfield Marak, West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner Ram Singh, SP of Tura Dr. M.G. Raghavendra Kumar, President of Nokma Council, S.G. Momin, Nokmas and other local leaders, academicians, teachers, parents and a large number of students on Tuesday. On the occasion, the Chief Minister also distributed tablets to the students of class XI and XII under Students’ Digital Learning Aid Scheme along with the other dignitaries.

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43rd ICAR institute foundation day marks conclusion of RAF

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SHILLONG, Jan 09: The 43rd ICAR institute foundation was commemorated alongwith the concluding function of the four days Regional Agri-Fair on Tuesday here. The focal theme of the fair was “Drive to doubling income of tribal farmers in North East India.”
The four day event witnessed various events and funfair with traditional food and cuisine being the highlight. The four days Regional Agriculture Fair (RAF) gave special emphasis on finding ways and solutions to sustain income security from prevalent traditional form of agriculture and also initiated the steps towards doubling of farmers’ income in the NE region. 

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