Meghalaya Ministers Donate 10% Salary Towards CM Relief Fund, Cash Amounted to Rs 3,53,250

Meghalaya Ministers Donate 10% Salary Towards CM Relief Fund, Cash Amounted to Rs 3,53,250

The Meghalaya govt on April 21 in view of rising COVID-19 cases in the Shillong agglomeration has decided to make certain restrictions in East Khasi Hills.

SHILLONG: Conrad Sangma on Friday said that all the ministers of the state have contributed 10 percent of their salary for a year to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund in the fight against novel coronavirus.

Further, the contribution was made from the period of January-march which amounted to Rs. 3,53,250.

In a tweet, the Meghalaya Chief Minister wrote, "I extend my gratitude to our Hon'ble Ministers for donating 10% of their monthly salaries from January upto March amounting to Rs. 3,53,250/- (rupees three lakhs fifty-three thousand two hundred fifty only) towards the Chief Minister Relief Fund for #Covid19."

The Meghalaya government on April 21 in view of rising COVID-19 cases in the Shillong agglomeration has decided to make certain restrictions in East Khasi Hills.

Further, the RT-PCR test mandatory in entry points for entrants from 23rd April also tourist spots in the district will be shut till 30th April 2021.

On the other hand, colleges and universities in Shillong will be closed up to 3rd May 2021 except colleges that are exam centers. Meanwhile, non-essential shops will be closed from 26th to 2nd May 2021.

Further, the state government has also decided to operate all government and private offices with 33 percent capacity, and Gyms, Swimming Pools, Gaming Parlours, Cinemas, Clubs, Salons, Bars will be shut from 23rd till 30th April 2021. Read more

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