Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has mooted an initiative for the hilly state to adopt sustainable methods and is planning to initiate steps to set rooftop solar projects in the state. The state government has also floated tenders to empanel agencies with the required experience.
The state electricity board, the Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) has floated a tender to empanel the developers for the 10 MW residential grid-connected solar rooftop projects in the state, and the scope of work for empanelled developers includes the design, testing, supply, installation, and commissioning of the projects.
According to information available, the residential sector installations up to 3 KW will receive CFA of 40% of the benchmark cost; installations over 3 KW and below 10 KW will receive 40% CFA for the first 3 KW and 20% for the rest. No subsidies will be provided for installations over 10 KW, and Group housing societies (GHS) and residential welfare associations (RWA) are also eligible for CFA up to 20%. However, the subsidies are subject to a limit of 10 kW per house up to 500 kW.
CM Leading the way for Green Meghalaya
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LIFE AMONG THE RAGS
They picked up recyclable materials from the street, garbage dump, market or in trash bin. They were a group of four minor rag pickers between 7 to 10 years of age meet at a point and starts picking rags in the railway colony. They picked up anything which fetched them money such as paper, cardboard, plastic, iron scrap, tin containers, and bottles.
PLAN TO MONITOR MANIPUR'S SANGAI DEER
The Sangai deer, which is an endemic and endangered subspecies of brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur makes news headlines time to time to due to the threat it receives to its existence.
What hasn't changed and never will
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KHASIS RYNDIATHE OTHER NAME OF ASSAMESE ERI
I was hearing the sound of a stringed pluck instrument indistinctly from the side of the hills. The rhythmic adjuncts of Ryndia made it all musically driven.
CANCER STILL A BIG CONCERN FOR MEGHALAYA
The deadly disease Cancer is still a big concern for the Northeastern state of Meghalaya, in which cases of cancer are still rising.
ASSAM ELECTION: WILL THE VOTES OF YOUNG VOTERS CHANGE THE EQUATION?
As Assam goes to poll on March 27, Northeast Today tried to find out as to what do the young and first-time voters think and whom they will vote for
ADVENTURED INTO NO MAN'S LAND
Soldiers always look for thrills and adventure.
A CUP OF TEA FOR A LIVING
One cannot deny the fact that among all the beverages, tea is an everlasting one. Most of us start the day with a cup of tea, the most popular drink in our country. Being a tea lover who would not love to choose tea taster as a career? In the contemporary world ‘Tea Taster’ is one of the most gifted careers.
For A Healthy Period!
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New year’s unfolding with all its beauty, the fitness industry is returning back to all its glory and we are excited. However, with all the lessons, the lockdown period has also helped set some new trends in fitness and we are glad about it. So let’s check out some of them.
Lead of the Red Rives and Blue Hills
देश की सबसे साफ नदी
देश में नदियों की हालत तो किसी से छुपी नहीं है। नदियों की साफ-सफाई के लिए अरबों-खरबों के प्रोजेक्ट आते हैं, लेकिन इन सबके बावजूद भी नदियों की हालत ज्यों की त्यों है। इसके ज़िम्मेदार सरकार के साथ-साथ हम लोग खुद भी हैं।
Map your way past grove-riddled pathways, meandering streamlets, mystical dens, cloudy terrains, and endless stairways nestled in Meghalaya’s crevices
200-Crore Piggery Mission in Meghalaya
The main aim behind the recently launched piggery mission is for Meghalaya to become self-sufficient in pork production
घर में बनने वाली शराब को मिली सरकारी मान्यता
मेघालय के आबकारी आयुक्त प्रवीण बवशी बताते हैं, 'फलों से बनने वाली वाइन को बढ़ावा मिलने की स्थिति में गांवों से युवकों के पलायन पर अंकुश लगाया जा सकेगा।
Body blow to Ulfa(I) as its 'deputy chief' surrenders
ULFA(I)’s Drishti Rajkhowa surrendered with four accomplices at the Army’s 21 Division headquarters at Rangiya
Health Min asks 7 states to focus on effective management of Covid cases to reduce deaths
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For the first time in more than a month, daily Covid-19 cases across the country have dropped below 80,000 on a day that was not a Monday. India recorded just over 75,000 fresh infections on Saturday while the day’s death toll too dropped below 1,000 to 939.
Time for Environmentally Sound Policies
Climate change in NE will potentially impact food security, sustained water supply, the biodiversity of forests, other natural ecosystems, human health and settlements.
RECALLING - THE MAN OF GREAT VIRTUES P.A.SANGMA
As September approaches there begins a change in Delhi, morning becomes cooler, midday sun a bit friendly, humidity too pretends to be packing off and a sense of an all-pervasive thermal comfortability becomes visible outdoors. I still remember P A Sangma was born on 1st September 1947and the remembrance takes me to look back and a montages of memories come crowding in: some events are still clear while some got blurred, perhaps the inner flash is partly diffused.