SHILLONG: The Meghalaya government will soon embark on a 100-days programme wherein departments will be set targets to achieve certain goals within this period.
This was informed by Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, while addressing a gathering during the Meghalaya Day celebration held at the U Soso Tham auditorium on Monday.
“This would be a focused programme which has to be completed in 100 days,” the Chief Minister said.
“This is a step forward to show our commitment to the people of the State,” Conrad said.
Informing the gathering, Conrad pointed out that some of the activities which would be taken up during the 100-day programme would be making the State Secretariat “energy efficient”.
The Chief Minister said that the government plans to light up the State Secretariat with LED lights and through the savings that is made by installing them it plans to pay back to the private sector involved in fixing the system.
Among other things, the Chief Minister also said that his government is using environmental friendly method of transportation.
According to him, the government is planning to use electric cars as an alternative from the normal means of transport.
Conrad said that he himself might use an electric car in the coming days.
Apart from the 100-days programme, the State Government also plans to have a “sister states programme” wherein it is planning to partner with bigger states of the country in various fields.
“We plan to partner with other States and learn best practices from them,” Conrad said.
According to the Chief Minister, the State Government plans to have exchange programmes in the fields of tourism, education, culture, good governance among other things.
The Chief Minister also exhorted the gathering which mainly consisted of state government employees to continue working with “passion”.
“There should be a passion to continue working in challenging times. We all must have a sense of ownership, belonging and pride,” Conrad said.
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