SHILLONG: A One-day Special Interactive Programme (SIP) on the theme “Doing our bit, towards building a progressive society” was organized by the Office of the Assistant Director of Information and Public Relations, East Khasi Hills, Shillong and supported by the Social Service Centre (Life Project), Archbishop’s House, Shillong at Puriang village, under Mawryngkneng, C&RD Block today.
The programme was chaired by Bantei Mukhim, Sordar, Puriang village and was attended by Fr Bernard Laloo, Director, SSC, PS Lyngdoh, Assistant Director of Information and Public Relations, East Khasi Hills, villagers and members of SHGs of Puriang and adjoining villages.
Speaking on the occasion, PS Lyngdoh said that the main objective of the programme was to provide a platform for the officers to highlight the activities, projects and schemes of the department and also to facilitate direct interaction between the government officials and the people at the village level. He also urged the villagers and the members of the SHGs to make full use of the programme and ask questions to clear their doubts and misunderstandings.
Several resource persons gave a power point presentation on the various schemes available under their respective departments. Later, officers from various departments interacted with the villagers and gave clarifications to their queries on certain issues.