Aware, Awake & Arise: Issues that concern the region

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Czech aid for Meghalaya

The Czech Republic has shown keen interest in investing in Meghalaya and tap its hydel power potential and aviation links. A Czech business delegation, led by its ambassador to India, Hynek Kmonicek, met local entrepreneurs and state government officials and offered help in developing the state’s potential in generating hydel power.

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Four-Laning of East-West Corridor in Assam

The work on stretch of East-West corridor from Srirampur to Silchar in Assam has already commenced and the overall progress of the project is 22 %. No stretch of East-West corridor is located in any other State of North East.

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

49% in state below poverty line, says Meghalaya CM

By Tilak Rai
Meghalaya Chief Minister Donkupar Roy rued that around 49 per cent of the state’s population is below poverty line and about an equal percentage of educated youth are unemployed.

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