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Agro-processing industries suffer from poor infrastructure: Meitei

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SHILLONG, Feb 16: The adviser of the North Eastern Council (Horticulture) M Iboyamia Meitei said the envisaged promotion of agro-processing industries in the North eastern region suffers from poor infrastructure, market intelligence, strategies to further up the potentials.

Meitei was speaking as the guest of honour at the National Seminar on “Emerging ...

 
PDF decides to place findings of enquiry report

FROM A REPORTER

SHILLONG, Feb 16: The People Democratic Forum (PDF) has decided to place the findings of the inquiry report into the alleged misappropriation of Council funds during the three-day KHADC session scheduled to start on February 20.

The decision was taken at a meeting called by the PDF at the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) in the city on Thursday.

 
FOCUSS to submit a memorandum to Finance Ministry

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FROM A REPORTER

SHILLONG, Feb 16: The Forum of Council’s Under Sixth Schedule (FOCUSS) in a meeting held at the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) on Thursday has taken a resolution to submit a memorandum to the Finance Ministry requesting the central government to reconsider the reduced budget for 2016-17 and to enhance the budget provis...

 
Misappropriation of sanitation scheme fund alleged

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Ri-Bhoi (Meghalaya), Feb 16: Very often issues relating to embezzlement of fund of various government schemes have been found to make the headlines in the TV news or newspaper. In yet another alleged case of misuse of fund meant for Total Sanitation Campaign, RTI findings have revealed that village heads of Mihmyntdu in West Jaintia Hills have allegedly embezzled the mone...

 
Limited access to education making improvement of women’s health difficult

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Ri-Bhoi (Meghalaya), Feb 16: Very often it is seen that inequalities in the social and economic status of men and women disproportionately deprive women and children from good health. Health is an important factor that contributes to human wellbeing and economic growth. The slogan ‘promoting women’s health’ denotes the significance to fundamental h...

 
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