Meghalaya News


Women’s day in West Jaintia Hills

From a reporter
Shillong, March 8:  The office of the District Social Welfare of West Jaintia Hills celebrated International Women’s Day at Community Hall Durbar Chnong Chyrmang Nein of Chymang village on Thursday. The programme was held on the theme “press for progress”, where member of the Child Welfare Committee of West Jaintia Hills Tina Lakiang attended the programme as the chief guest and District School Education Officer M. Pde as the guest of honour. Speaking on the occasion, Tina Lakiang said women play an important role in various aspects of life. She also said women have a responsibility to support and strengthen the community in all possible ways, urging all the women of the village to form a community. M.Pde urged the parents to send their children to school which is the need of the hour.  She said: “It’s only through education, dedication and hard work we will be able to march forward and progress.