Press Releases

03 November 2020

Press Release No. 977/20

ORDER

The Commissioner & Secretary, Transport Department in an Order issued on 3rd November, 2020 has informed that students who are appearing for Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EL ED) Examination with effect from 3rd to 30th November, 2020 are exempted from the odd/even arrangement for plying of vehicles subject to production of valid Admit Card.

Press Release No. 980/20

FOUNDATION FOR NEW BUILDING OF SOHRA GOVERNMENT COLLEGE LAID BY CHIEF MINISTER

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Shri Conrad K. Sangma today laid the foundation of the new college building of Sohra Government College, East Khasi Hills, in the presence of Education Minister, Shri Lahkmen Rymbui, Shella MLA, Shri Balajied Synrem and Shri Gavin M. Mylliem, MLA Sohra. Addressing at the foundation laying ceremony, the Chief Minister lauded the efforts of all those instrumental in bringing the project and said that the new building is a step towards providing better education to the youth. “As government we have laid focus to channelize the energy of the youth, so that they become productive. We are curating programmes so that we are able to guide and mould the mindset of our youth,” said the Chief Minister.

He further said that the youth will be the focus in formulation of policies and programmes. “Investment in younger generation through different activities is key pillar to shape the future of the State and the country as a whole”, the Chief Minister said. “As a government we should look at ensuring that the youth are shaped in the right manner so that they become productive, responsible, patriotic, hardworking and committed citizens “, he added.

Informing that the government is making its endevour to improve the education scenario, he said, “Everything cannot change in an instant but we need to start somewhere. I strongly feel that the government should look at ensuring the right education for the youth”. “We are not saying that everything will change. But I think we need to start somewhere”, he said, while informing that the government is working to ensure an overall revamp to create better educational infrastructure in the State. “Almost close to 3000 cr is required alone for improving the elementary school infrastructure in the State,” he said.

Terming that the government has a huge challenge ahead, he said, “We have a vision and we are committed to ensure that the situation needs to be reversed. The journey is not easy but it is not impossible as well. We have a plan and we want to move ahead”. Sohra Government College, formerly known as Sohra College was provincialised in 2009. The new building is being upgraded with an investment of 12 Cr.

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