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Friday, December 9, 2005

Press Release No. 820/05


With an aim to create awareness on “Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza- Bird Flu” (H5N1) and keeping in view Diary Cattle Management in the hilly tracks of Meghalaya, a Seminar was organized by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary (A H & Vety), Meghalaya, Shillong in collaboration with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for North East Region, Umiam, at the KJP Assembly Conference Hall, I G P, Shillong on December 9, 2005.

The Principal Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, A H & Veterinary Department, Mr. W M S Pariat graced the inaugural function as the Chief Guest. Dr. K M Bujarburuah chaired the Seminar, which was well attended by doctors of both the Health and Veterinary Department

Speaking at the inaugural function, Mr. Pariat lauded the organizers for their initiatives in organizing this kind of Seminar in the right time to create awareness about the H5N1. Stating that North Eastern Region is highly vulnerable to this disease, Mr. Pariat said that creating awareness among the doctors is necessary, so that they can create awareness in the society to contain the disease

Earlier, Dr. K M Bujarburuah in his address stressed on the need to have Influenza Detection Preparedness Task Force in Meghalaya

Others who spoke on the occasion includes Dr. D Lyngdoh, Deputy Director (Planning) A H & Vety, Meghalaya, while the welcome address was delivered by Dr. D Khonglah, Director A H & Vety, Meghalaya, the vote of thanks was offered by Dr. D Lyngwa, Deputy Director (Hq), A H & Vety, Meghalaya

Press Release No. 825/05


The Meghalaya Deputy Speaker, Mr. P W Muktieh inaugurated the two new school buildings of the Government L P School and the Seibor English School at Umshaken Village, Ri Bhoi District on December 8, 2005

In his speech as the chief guest, Mr. Muktieh expressed his happiness over the overall development activities of the area. He also informed the gathering that the scheme for the construction of the road from Umshaken to Mawphru would be earmarked very soon

Later, Mr. Muktieh inaugurated the extension building and retaining wall of the L P School, Umpathaw, where he lauded the managing committee for properly utilizing the funds for the welfare of the society and the State as a whole

Other who spoke on the occasion includes, Mr. J S Khonglah, DI of Schools, Nongpoh, Mr. E Lyngdoh, E E PWD, Nongpoh and others

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