“We have seen various groups expressing their concern. Even the government has taken serious note of this and hence the decision,” Deputy Chief Minister Tynsong said.
An enquiry has been ordered on the reports that locust-like insects were found at Umkiang under East Jaintia Hills distric has been issued, said S Nongbet, director, horticulture department, Meghalaya
The Meghalaya deputy chief minister stressed the need to bring in highly skilled workers into the state.
Concerned residents of the area, after the discovery of the dead fishes immediately posted photos and videos of the phenomenon seeking to understand what could have led to their death.
Many villagers do not want to buy rice from government as rice from the open market is far cheaper, the Ka Sur U Paidbah Ka Bri U Hynniewtrep said.
The permission for the operation of private transport within the district to the extent of 50 per cent and plying on “odd / even” number basis from 9 am to 5 pm will continue.
"Those stranded residents of the state who are entering Meghalaya have to go through three types of testing, thermal scanning, rapid test and RT-PCR test and only then they are allowed to go,” Sangma said
In Shillong, Nongmensong has set up two quarantine centres – St Claret’s School and St Jerome’s School in the locality, while a similar initiative is on under Sohiong constituency, East Khasi Hills