Meghalaya cabinet approves creation of Directorate of Dairy Development



The Meghalaya Cabinet Monday approved the proposal for creation of a new Directorate of Dairy Development in the state to increase milk production. Home Minister James K Sangma said the state government had launched the Meghalaya Milk Mission and Rs 215 crore has been sanctioned. In view to really increase the milk production in the state, we have decided to approve the creation of a directorate of dairy development, he said. The state Cabinet has also approved a proposal for enhancing the grant-in-aid to night and morning ad-hoc secondary schools in the state. The Home Minister said the proposal to increase the grant-in-aid to 15 such schools has been approved. The minister also said the government has decided to have uniform rate in the grant-in-aid extended to such schools unlike earlier where different amount was given to different categories. The minister also informed the government has decided to implement uniform grant-in-aid extended to such schools unlike earlier where different amount was given to different categories. The cabinet has also approved the proposal for enhancing the factory license and renewal fees after a gap of 18 years.