Mukul Sangma presents Rs 1,090 crore deficit budget for Meghalaya

Mukul Sangma presents Rs 1,090 crore deficit budget for Meghalaya SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today tabled a Rs 1,090 crore deficit state budget for 2016-17, withdrawing exemptions on diesel and petrol and hiked VAT on liquor from 20 per cent to 30 per cent, with an aim to raise additional revenue. Sangma also announced creation of four new Community and Rural Development blocks and equal number of civil sub-divisions and 15 new police stations, nine in the militancy-hit Garo Hills region, as measures to improve administration and law and order situation. “I am presenting the 2016-17 budget with Read More


NEHU Tura Campus to get a Digital Planetarium

NEHU Tura Campus to get a Digital Planetarium Meghalaya: Digital planetarium in NEHU Tura Campus to be set up Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said that the State Government would establish a digital planetarium in the Tura Campus of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in partnership with the University. He made the announcement while addressing the gathering as the chief guest during the observance of National Science Day in the presence of former Vice Chancellor, Gauhati University Prof. O. K. Medhi, NEHU Vice Chancellor Prof. S. K.Srivastava, Campus In-charge, Tura, Prof. G. Singaiah, Deputy Commissioner Pravin Bakshi Read More


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