Khasi Hills Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of India recently signed 133 million USD loan Agreement with the Asian Development Bank. Agreement was signed to strengthen the power distribution sector in the state of Meghalaya. Also, the loan is to be supplemented with a 2 million USD grant from the Asian Development Bank Japan fund for poverty reduction. This fund ..
Government of India signs loan agreement with World Bank to revitalize natural resources in Meghalaya
On April 16, the Government of India (GoI) has signed a $48 million loan agreement with the World Bank to support selected communities in Meghalaya to manage their natural resources using a community-led landscape approach. The project is expected to benefit 1,00,000 people in rural Meghalaya besides building the capacity of some 30,000 youth through ..
Topics: Christianity in Meghalaya • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Ethnic groups in South Asia • Garo • Garo people • Khasi Hills • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Seven Sister States • Tourism in North East India
The world’s longest sandstone cave named Krem Puri was discovered near Laitsohum village in Mawsynram area in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The cave is 24,583 metres (24.5 km) in length and is known for its complex cave systems hidden under its undulating hills. It was discovered in 2016 but its actual length was ..
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The State Bank of India introduced Bank on Wheels in Meghalaya to provide banking facilities to its customers and especially to 4,500 unbanked villages in the state. The programme is part of financial inclusion plans of the Central Government and RBI. Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS) will operate the Bank on Wheels for SBI in ..
Topics: Autonomous regions of India • East Garo Hills district • East Khasi Hills district • Garo • Garo people • Geography of India • Khasi Hills • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Ri-Bhoi district • Subdivisions of India • Tourism in North East India