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13 November 2017

Press Release No. 1153/17

NOTICE

This is for the general information of all Booth level Officers, East Khasi Hills District that the Election Commission of India has extended the period of filing claims and objections up to November 30, 2017 so that a special verification drive within the ongoing summary revision can be undertaken in which the Booth Level Officers would conduct house visits for the purpose. This special drive of house to house visits by the BLOs will be from November 15-30, 2017. This was informed by the Extra Assistant Commissioner (Election), East Khasi Hills District, Shillong.

Press Release No. 1155/17

LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT CENTRE INAUGURATED

Meghalaya Minister for Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Shri. H D R Lyngdoh today inaugurated the Livestock Development Centre at Krang Veterinary Dispensary, East Khasi Hills District. The inaugural function was also attended by Dr. B Rijal, Director, AH & Veterinary Department, Shri B K Sohliya, OSD Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship, Dr. K K Kharmihpen, Jt. Director, AH & Veterinary Department and Shri. L Stepwar, President, Synjuk ki Rangbah Shnong, Krang village. The function is being organized by the office of the District A H & Veterinary Officer, East Khasi Hills District in collaboration with Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship (MIE). In his inaugural speech, Shri Lyngdoh informed the gathering that the Livestock Development Centre (LDC) is the first of its kind in the State, adding that more LDCs are on the pipeline for the entire State of Meghalaya. He also lauded the effort of the District A H & Veterinary Officer, East Khasi Hills District and Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship (MIE) for their untiring work and dedication towards the upliftment of the farmers. Shri Lyngdoh also informed that the Livestock Mission is an ambitious program of the state government which will not only address the demand and supply gap in meat production but will to a great extent reduce rural to urban migration. Stating that the government is concerned by the huge gap of demand and supply, Shri. Lyngdoh said the objective of the mission is also to ensure that the State become a surplus state in terms of meat production by having the right kind of investment. Others who spoke on the occasion were Dr. B Rijal, Director, AH & Veterinary Department, Shri B K Sohliya, OSD Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship, Dr. K K Kharmihpen, Jt. Director, AH & Veterinary Department and Shri. L Stepwar, President, Synjuk ki Rangbah Shnong, Krang, Dr. (Mrs) A Pakyntien, District A H & Veterinary Officer, East Khasi Hills District and Dr. R Nongdhar, A H & Veterinary Officer, Krang Veterinary Dispensary.

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