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Meghalaya Government to announce the Meghalaya Teachers’ Ability Test  Examination in the next ten days

Shillong, July 20, 2021(MMP) The dates for holding the Meghalaya Teachers’ Ability Test (MTET) Examination for teachers will be announced within the next ten days. This was disclosed by Meghalaya Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui. Speaking to the media, Rymbui informed that those have passed the MTET will not have to do the examination again, as the state Government is recognizing the MTET Certificate as life time. The teachers with MTET can apply any time for the post of teachers whenever the  District School Education Office conducts the written and interviews for such teaching posts.  MMP

 Public representatives urge Meghalaya Government to speed up development in Ri Bhoi District

Shillong, July 20, 2021(MMP ) Two public representatives of Ri Bhoi District, Mayralborn Syiem, MLA and Member of Khasi Hill Autonomous District Council, Balajied Ranee today impressed on Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K. Sangma on the need to speep up the development in Ri Bhoi District. In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister, the duo urged the Chief Minister for the creation of Umden Community and Rural Development Block to speed up the pace of development and also to bring the administration closer to the people. The two public representatives also asked the Chief minister to complete the construction of the Nongpoh, Umden-Sonapur road and also the inaugurate the Trauma Centre and JNM Nursing School at Nongpoh.   MMP

 HYC appeals Meghalaya Government to intervene with regards to Assam Cattle Prevention Bill, 2021introduced in the Assam Legislative Assembly

Shillong, July 20, 2021(MMP) The social organization belonging to Hynniewtrep Youth Council today made an ardent appeal to the Meghalaya Government to immediately intervene with regards to the Assam Cattle Prevention Bill, 2021, which will adversely affect the entry of cattle in Meghalaya. The HYC president Albert Kharjahrin handed the memorandum to the Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong at Office Chamber in the Main Secretariat; Shillong said that Meghalaya should take steps that no authorities should prevent to entry of cattle into Meghalaya and to ensure increase of meat production in the state.

        The Bill submitted to the Deputy Chief Minister states that the Bill aims for preservation of cattle in Assam. The Bill further states in Article 7 (A) states that no person shall transport or offer for transportation or cause to be transported of any cattle without valid permit from any place of other state through Assam to any place outside of Assam.

      Speaking to the media, Albert Kharjahrin said his organization has strongly opposed the  Bill, as it is in contravention of the Constitution of India because Inter State trade and commerce falls in the List 42 of the Union List of the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution which says that no state of India have the authority to regulate the Inter State trade and commerce except by the rule of law passed by the Indian Parliament. MMP

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