The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had recently allotted Rs 13,000 crore for the scheme. The scheme will be available for traditional craftspeople and artisans for five financial years, from 2023–24 to 2027–28.
In a significant milestone for Meghalaya's progress and development, the State's 'Chintan Shivir' under the NITI Aayog's Aspirational Block Program was convened by the Community & Rural Development (C&RD) Department for the three Aspirational Blocks of the state on Friday (September 15, 2023).
Police have completed the post mortem on the body of the 3rd year student of NIT Silchar, who allegedly died by suicide in his hostel room on Friday evening. His body has been handed over to his family members, who arrived at the campus on Saturday from Arunachal Pradesh.