Order of the High Court of Meghalaya dated 23/06/2021 on making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory in the state, before he or she resumes their businesses.

The High Court directed that all shops/establishments/local taxis/auto-rickshaws/maxi cabs and buses should display prominently at a conspicuous place, a sign "vaccinated' in the event all employees and staff of the concerned shop/establishment are vaccinated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Agnes Kharshing Vs State of Meghalaya dated 17/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against the illegal mining of coal by cement companies at East Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya. Case set out in the application was that the cement plants in question were undertaking mining causing pollution to Lukha and Lunar rivers resulting in death of fishes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in south garo hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 15/03/2021. The matter related to unscientific rat hole mining in Meghalaya and directions for preventive and remedial action.

In a move to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles, the Meghalaya government has announced Electric Vehicle Policy 2021. Its key goal, the policy document elucidates, intends to ensure 15 percent share for electric vehicles in the state by 2025.

Eighth report of the Committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal under the Chairmanship of Justice B. D. Agarwal submitted to the NGT on 15/01/2021.

The genesis of the constitution of the Committee, appointed by the NGT was based on news item reports of July 6, 2012 of thirty coal labourers trapped inside a coal mine at Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Fifteen of them died inside the coal mine.

Record of minutes of twenty fourth sitting of the Committee constituted by the NGT under the Chairmanship of Justice B. D. Agarwal on August 3, 2020 to consider the report submitted by the North East Regional Directorate of Central Pollution Control Board on coke oven units of Meghalaya.

Additional affidavit by the Meghalaya Biodiversity Board in the matter of Chandrabhal Singh Vs Union of India & Others in Original Application No. 347 of 2016. The NGT March 18, 2020 had directed all the states and union territories to place on record the present status of compliance of directions passed by the NGT vide orders August 9, 2019 and March 18, 2020 - related to constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) and preparation of the People's Biodiversity Register (PBR) by the BMC so constituted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in south garo hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 27/07/2020. The quantum of coal unscientifically mined was mentioned to be 23,25,663.54 MT.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on 07 June 2020 released the results of the second State Food Safety Index to celebrate World Food Safety Day during a webinar. In alignment with this year’s theme, “Food Safety is everyone’s business”, the celebration was dedicated to all those in the supply chain who have ensured the uninterrupted availability of safe food for everyone during this COVID-19 pandemic.

North East Sustainable Development Goals Conclave 2020 commenced today, at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati with the goal of identifying solutions as well as accelerators for the implementation of SDGs in the North Eastern Region (NER). Organized by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the North Eastern Council, Govt.

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