Press Releases

04 April 2018

Press Release No. 234/18


The Application Forms for the on-going recruitment to fill up various vacancies under Civil Defence & Home Guards will be available in the offices of District Home Guards Commandants in Shillong, Jowai, Tura, District Training Centres at Nongstoin and Williamnagar, Civil Defence Offices in Nongpoh/Nongstoin/ Williamnagar/Baghmara and Central Training Institute, Civil Defence and Home Guards, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong. The date of issue of forms has been extended to 11th April, 2018. The last date for submission of application forms is 20th April, 2018. Detailed advertisement is available at the offices mentioned above and in the offices of the Deputy Commissioners of all the Districts.

Press Release No. 235/18


The Government of India will announce the Ashoka Chakra series of Gallantry Awards and these awards are given in three categories namely Ashoka Chakra (awarded for most conspicuous bravery or some act of daring or pre-eminent valour or self-sacrifice), Kirti Chakra (awarded for conspicuous gallantry) and Shaurya Chakra (awarded for gallantry). The Award will be announced on Independence Day, 2018. Persons of either sex in all walks of life are eligible for these awards. Besides, Defence personnel, Member of Police forces are also eligible for these awards. The Award can also be conferred posthumously. Intending individuals from East Khasi Hills District who desire their names to be recommended to the Government for the Award are required to send their nominations to the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong on or before the 10th April, 2018. Detailed information may be obtained from the District website: This was informed by the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong.

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