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Friday, October 26, 2018

Press Release No. 687/18


With the aim of promoting arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talents of school children, the State Level completion of the Kala Utsav initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan was held today at the U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong The programme inaugurated by Shri. F. R. Kharkongor, Chief Electoral Officer was organised by the Directorate of School Education and Literacy, State Education Mission Authority of Meghalaya R.M.S.A now Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools from all eleven Districts of the State took part in the competition showcasing their talent in music, dance, drama and visual arts. Speaking on the occasion, Shri. F. R Kharkongor said the Kala Utsav is a vital part of learning as it served as a foundation for young people to learn outside the classroom and reconnect with their roots. Encouraging the youth to appreciate the arts, Shri. Kharkongor likened the competition to living root bridges and said that just as the livingroot bridges continue to grow and draw strength from the roots so as the Kala Utsav connects the past to the future and draws strength and inspiration from traditions of the past. Shri. Kharkongor also took the opportunity to urge the youth to take part in the election process. It may be mentioned that the winners of the State Level competition will represent the State in the National level competition which will be held in New Delhi. A special dance performance was presented by the students fo the Ferrando Speech and Hearing Centre.

Press Release No. 690/18


Under the provision of Clause 20 & 21 part ‘B’ of the Meghalaya Foodgrains (Public Distribution System) Control Order 2004 and under the Terms & Conditions of the Meghalaya Kerosene (Licensing & Distribution) Control Order 1988 respectively, the term of the existing Fair Price Shop dealers both (urban & rural) areas and existing SK Oil Retailers/SK Oil Agencies both (urban & rural) areas, will expire on 31.12.2018 and it is hereby notified that Fresh/Renewal application forms in the prescribe Proforma will be issued from the office of the Deputy Commissioner (Supply), East Khasi Hills District, Shillong from 5th November, 2018 to 10th December, 2018 during office hours except on General Holidays. No application as Fair Price Shop Dealers and SK Oil Retailers/SK Oil Agencies will be entertained/received after 15th December, 2018. This was informed by the Deputy Commissioner (Supply), East Khasi Hills District, Shillong.

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