SHILLONG: In the bid to safeguard the forest cover of the State, the State Cabinet has approved the constitution of the Meghalaya State Forest Development Agency in accordance with the directives of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest.

TURA, March17

SHILLONG, Jan 28: Team leader Christopher Juan Costain of Water and Sanitation Programme, South Asia, an international partnership for improving water and sanitation sector policies, practices and capacities to serve the poor, today expressed its willing to extend support for Meghalaya for effective implementation of the total sanitation campaign.

Delivering a keynote address at the two-day wor

Shillong: Human-elephant conflicts continue to displace many villagers in Meghalaya

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma said Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) has been asked to prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the Ganol Hydel Project.

"The Government plans to take up the project on its own since the Union Ministry of DoNER has already assured allocation of funds for the first such Hydel project in Garo Hills," Sangma said in reply to the supplementar

Shillong:Opposition leader Conrad K Sangma has expressed surprise over the reply of PHE Minister Prestone Tynsong that no amount has been sanctioned for the Greater Selsella Water Supply Scheme for the current financial year of 2010-2011.

"The PHE minister is trying to mislead the people of Garo Hills.

Shillong, Nov.

TURA: To facilitate speedy and proper implementation of all centrally sponsored schemes and projects in Garo Hills, the Union Minister of State for Rural Development, Agatha K Sangma, who also happens to be the local MP, held a review meeting on the progress of works pertaining to rural development with the heads of line Departments at Tura Circuit House on Monday.

During the review meeting, th


SHILLONG, May 4: State Chief Minister Mukul Sangma distributed agro-service machinery to 28 beneficiaries from Betasing and Zikzak Blocks under BRGF scheme at a function at the Ampati Mini Stadium in Garo Hills yesterday.