Meghalaya Current Affairs, GK & News

Mass Migration of Blue Earthworms in Meghalaya

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has prepared a report on two-way mass migration of the blue earthworms in the state of Meghalaya. Key Facts The blue earthworms, measuring up to 1.6 feet in length, migrate up and down to 300 metres in the East Khasi Hills of the state. Uphill migration of the earthworms ..

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ADB Loan for Meghalaya Power Distribution Sector

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 ..

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India-International Cherry Blossom Festival of Shillong cancelled

Every year the cherry blossom festival is hosted by Meghalaya in the starting of November. This year the festival has been cancelled due to covid-19. It is the only Cherry festival being conducted in India. The India International Cherry blossom festival is organised by the Government of Meghalaya every year. The festival hosts live music, ..

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India-World Bank sign 120 million USD agreement to implement Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project

On November 19, 2020, India and World Bank signed 120 million USD to modernise transport sector in the state of Meghalaya. The project aims to improve 300 km of strategic road segment through climate resilient and nature-based solutions. About Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project The project will help Meghalaya to emerge as the major connecting hub ..

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Meghalaya CM lays foundation stone for sports complex in Tura district

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma recently laid the foundation stone for an integrated sports complex in Tura district, which is to be named after the former Chief Minister of the state PA Sangma. The 125 crore-project will include a football field and a multi-purpose indoor stadium. The construction of the complex is to be funded jointly ..

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