Meghalaya Current Affairs, GK & News

Meghalaya : Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme

Recently, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma launched an ambitious flagship program – “Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme” for farmers under National Livestock Mission at Birnihat in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. Key Points The objective of this scheme is to ensure that farmers earn a sustainable livelihood through various animal husbandry activities. Meghalaya receives 18,000 metric ..

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Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA) Project

The government of Meghalaya’s Planning Department’s initiative of the “e-Proposal System”, has won the UN Award – World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum Prizes 2022. The “e-Proposal System” is a part of Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA), which eliminates 75 per cent physical work of files in all government departments in the state. About ..

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ADB Loan to Meghalaya for Urban Infrastructure Projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a USD 2 million Project Readiness Financing (PRF) Loan on 12th April 2022. The loan is being given for strengthening the institutional capacity, designing urban infrastructures that are climate-resilient, and improving the mobilization of municipal resources in Nagaland’s 16 district headquarter towns (DHTs). ..

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Assam-Meghalaya Border Pact

A border agreement was signed between Assam and Meghalaya on 29th March 2022. With this newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Meghalaya will be gaining 18.33 square kilometers and Assam will be gaining 18.46 sq km out of the total of 36.79 sq km. in 6 out of 12 areas of differences that were resolved ..

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Meghalaya: Withdrawal of Consent to CBI

Meghalaya has become the ninth state of the country to withdraw consent to CBI to investigate cases in the state. About general consent the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act, 1946, governs the CBI and it is mandatory to obtain the concerned state government’s consent before beginning to investigate a crime in a state. States ..

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Shillong Technology Park

The Meghalaya Chief Minister Shri Conrad Sangma recently inaugurated the Shillong Technology Park. The main objective is to bring back the Meghalayans who left the state in search of job opportunities. Also, the park will create new job opportunities for the youths in the state. Key Features of the Park The park will support incubation ..

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