Press Releases

04 June 2018

Press Release No. 381/18


The District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District in an order issued today has informed that in view of information as received, that there is a serious breakdown of Law and Order in Shillong City (Motphran, Mawkhar and adjoining areas), wherein there is every likelihood of serious breach of peace which may lead to acts of arson targeting vehicles and causing loss of life and property, with the likelihood of the breach of peace spreading to other parts of the city, Night Curfew is imposed from 4:00 PM to 5: 00 AM in Shillong Agglomeration. The order issued under Section 144 CrPC comes into force with immediate effect and it shall remain in force until further orders.

Press Release No. 382/18


Financial Literacy Week 2018 on the theme ‘Consumer Protection’ being observed by Reserve Bank of India was inaugurated here today at the Conference Hall of Reserve Bank of India, Shillong. With the aim of furthering financial literacy and creating awareness on key financial topics the Reserve Bank of India is observing Financial Week from 4th June-8th June 2018 to create awareness among the consumers of financial services about their rights, responsibilities, good practices and resolution mechanism in a fast changing digital financial landscape. The focus during the Financial Literacy Week will be on four related themes, for which the content has been developed by RBI. The themes that will form the core of the Financial Literacy Week 2018 on Consumer Protection will largely focus on, knowing your liability for unauthorized electronic banking transaction, banking ombudsman an easy mechanism for complaints redressal, good practices for a safe digital banking experience and risk and return the right mix. The activities during the week will involve display of financial literacy material in bank branches, ATMs and bank websites and conduct of financial literacy campaigns through the Financial Literacy Centers of banks. The inaugural function was attended by senior representatives of banks and officials of RBI.

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