Nuggets Meghalaya – The Shillong Times


A consumer redress panel will hold regular sessions
SHILLONG, December 7: The Meghalaya, Shillong State Consumer Disputes Recovery Commission will now hold regular sessions to admit new cases, resolve old pending cases and appeals. The Commission is fully functioning with all serving members including W Khyllep, IAS (Retd), CP Marak, IFS (Retd), W Synrem, IES (Retd) and Dr GBM Mihsil (Retd Jt. DHS). On Monday, retired Patna High Court Judge Judge Shivaji Pandey joined the Commission as chair. The State Commission will sit in the courtroom of the Meghalaya State Consumer Dispute Resolution Commission, new administrative building (second floor), in Lower Lachumiere here.

Prog to raise awareness about AIDS
SHILLONG, December 7: A voluntary on-campus intervention aimed at raising awareness and preventing HIV / AIDS as well as promoting voluntary blood donation among students, called the Red Ribbon Club, was launched at Women’s College here on Tuesday. The Deputy Director, IEC, MACS, Wandonbok Kharkongor, and the co-founder of the Meghalaya State Network for Positive People, Agui Daimei, were the resource persons who sensitized the students and testified on HIV / AIDS and the role of the Red Ribbon Club in AIDS awareness. programs. The launch program was attended by college and upper secondary students at Women’s College. Students also performed a welcome song and a skit that significantly portrayed the causes and prevention of HIV / AIDS.

Inauguration of the new courthouse
JOWAI, December 7: The newly constructed Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) District Council Court (DCC) building was inaugurated here on Tuesday. Minister of Law, Health and Family Welfare James K Sangma, JHADC Managing Member Thombor Shiwat, Jowai Wailadmiki Shylla MP, West Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner Garod LSN Dykes and Executive Member in charge of the civil works department, Phasmon Dkhar, were among those who participated in the inauguration ceremony of the courthouse. Notably, the new building, which was completed after being under construction for years, received financial support from the central government under the 13th Finance Commission. As Minister James Sangma mentioned in his remarks, the court building, now completed, will have its own constitutional rights under Article 244 of the Constitution. The DCC and other bodies will now speed up the adjudication of cases and also give people a sense of justice, the minister said.

KHADC executive member Mitchel Wankhar (right) after the opening of an outlet for automaker SML Isuzu in Mawblei on Tuesday. The new point of sale, under the Brahmapoutre Automobiles dealership, includes a showroom, spare parts and a service center.

Hotel, bed and breakfast registration
SHILLONG, December 7: The Office of the Superintendent of Police and Aliens Registration Officer, East Khasi Hills, has issued a set of rules regarding the arrival and accommodation of foreigners in hotels, guesthouses and other facilities in the district. Pursuant to an official order, Managers and Owners of Hotels and Guest Houses in the East Khasi Hills District, who have not registered their user IDs for the submission of hotel / guesthouse reports The hosts / lodges / rental houses / hostels for the online form ‘C’ (C-FRO), are required to report and register at the office of the Superintendent of Police and the Registry Officer. foreigners, East Khasi Hills. In the meantime, those who have registered their credentials are invited to submit their report regularly within 24 hours of the arrival of foreigners without fail. Full details regarding the means of foreign visitors should be immediately notified by the relevant accommodation establishments such as private homes / boarding houses / hostels, schools, colleges, universities, churches, mosques, temples and hospitals to the office of the superintendent and registered with the ‘Form C help. In addition, the relevant authorities are required by the ordinance to comply with the rules, failing which strict legal actions must be taken under the provision of the Aliens Act 1946.


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