Power shortage in Meghalaya: former minister draws Govt. attention

Tura, July 4 (By Syeda Ambia Zahan): Former Meghalaya finance minister, Conrad Sangma has apprised Minister of state with independent charge for power, coal and new and renewable energy, Piyush Goyal on the acute shortage of power in the state by suggesting "remedies" for harnessing energy.


Kamrup District adninistration to constitute coordination committee to expedite development work‏

Guwahati, 4th July (By Syeda Ambia Zahan): The District administration of Kamrup metropolitan will constitute a co-ordination committee to expedite development works of various departments under the roof A discussion was held in a meeting today with councilors of Guwahati Municipality Corporation at the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner Kamrup metropolitan. 

Presiding over the meeting i/c Deputy Commissioner Dr. M Angamuthu said that eviction drive has been taken up to clear all water channels. He pointed out that 50% of water is carrying by the Bharalu River. 


Anganwadi Workers stage protest in Guwahati

Guwahati, 4 (By Syeda Ambia Zahan): Assam State Anganwadi Workers and helpers Association took out a rally on Friday in demand for regularization of services of the Anganwadi workers working under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS).

Talking to the media persons Nirada Kakoti President of ASAWHA said “The centers of Anganwadi workers and helpers who work under ICDS for the welfare of children, pregnant women and development of human resource are under privileged. There is no proper infrastructure in the centers”.

One died in Japanese Encephalitis in GMC

Guwahati, July 4 (By Syeda Ambia Zahan): Assam which is the first state in the country to administer vaccination for Japanese Encephalitis for the adults saw another death in this life threatening disease.  One middle aged woman suffering from JE breathed her last in Guwahati Medical College on Friday. The woman has been identified as Jumi Begum of Barpeta district of Assam.

Eviction drive sees high-tech destroyer in Guwahati

Guwahati, July 4 (Syeda Ambia Zahan): On Friday, destroying machines like excavators, water masters are seen used extensively in various locations of the city to demolish the high rise buildings and boundary walls which had been constructed illegally in the rivers. “The 7-8 storied buildings are not easily breakable. But we are going to use mechanisms to demolish them and no matter how much costlier a building is, if it is constructed in the rivers, it has to be destroyed” says an official of GMDA.