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  • Fish farmers have to take risk for growth


    Fish farmers have to take risk for growth image
    03/04/2017

    One day workshop on ‘Scientific Fish Culture & Marketing Strategies’ was held today at SMELC Building here. The workshop was organised asa part of the ongoing 2 nd Aqua Fest 2017’ which started on March 28. The weeklong event is organised by Department of Fisheries in collaboration with district administration and IBDLP, Basin Development Unit, Tura.

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  • CBIP confers award to Meghalaya


    CBIP confers award to Meghalaya
    03/01/2017

    The Central Board of Irrigation & Power has conferred the CBIP Award 2017 to the State of Meghalaya for “Best Implementation of Water Resources Project, ‘Jal Kunds’.The Award was given by Uma Bharati, Minister of Water Resources on December 28, 2016 at a grand function held at Scope Convention Centre, Scope Complex, New Delhi.

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  • Rain Museum and Research Centre to be set up at Sohra


    Rain Museum and Research Centre to be set up at Sohra
    14/08/2016

    Having scripted a place in weather record books for receiving torrential rain for years, Sohra, erstwhile Cherrapunjee, will now have a Rain Museum and a Research Centre, as per the plans mooted by Meghalaya government.

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  • State Council on climate change holds first meeting


    State Council on climate change holds first meeting image
    12/08/2016

    The first meeting of the Meghalaya State Council on Climate Change and Sustainable Development was held in the city on Thursday. Additional Development Commissioner P Sampath Kumar made a presentation on sustainable development..

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  • Commercial value of Jackfruits discussed


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    31/07/2016

    A two-day interactive workshop on “Jackfruit for Sustainable Livelihood and Enterprise” was organised on July 29 and 30 in the IIE campus here by the Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship (MIE), Govt of Meghalaya, Shillong, in collaboration

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  • Entry, exit points to stall illegal influx


    Entry, exit points to stall illegal influx image
    21/07/2016

    The Meghalaya government today reviewed the progress of its initiatives on the development front as well as the measures it has taken to deal with influx in the state. The review meeting, held at the main secretariat..

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  • Green umbrella march of students in Tura


    Green umbrella march of students in Tura
    06/05/2016

    In an effort to inculcate green ideas among the children and sensitize the mass about environmental concerns, a unique umbrella march was held at Tura on Friday. At least 1000 students from different schools of Tura including organisations working for environment took part in the march.

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  • Completely Possible’ - week-long Eco-system Campaign in GH begins


    Completely Possible - week-long Eco-system Campaign in GH begins image
    06/05/2016

    The District Administration West Garo Hills and IBDLP Basin Development Unit, Tura in collaboration with line departments is organising a weeklong eco-system campaign 2016 ‘Completely Possible’ from June 5 to 11, 2016. The ecosystem awareness campaign is being celebrated to mark the World Environment Day

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  • Cleaning of Umshing River marks World Earth Day


    Cleaning of Umshing River marks World Earth Day image
    23/04/2016

    The Meghalaya Institute of Natural Resources (MINR) of the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) in collaboration with Young Indians, Meghalaya Chapter, observed the Earth Day on Friday by organizing a cleaning drive of the Umshing River

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  • MoU signed between CIMAP and MBDA to provide a boost to traditional healers across the state


    MoU signed between CIMAP and MBDA to provide a boost to traditional healers across the state image
    08/07/2015

    A half day workshop with traditional healers of Meghalaya was help in the city on the 8th of July, 2015 at 10:30 am. The workshop was help at the MBDA Hall and was organised by The Meghalaya Institute of Natural Resources, an institute under the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) and the Central Institute of Medical and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow.

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  • Green Ambassadors Conclave held at city


    Green Ambassadors Conclave held at city image
    26/06/2015

    The Meghalaya Basin Development Authority had organised the “Green Ambassadors Conclave for the Sensitization of IBDLP Initiatives”. The conclave was held at the Sri Aurobindo Hall, Shillong on the 26th of June, 2016. Shri P.B.O Warjri, IAS, Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya graced the event s the Chief Guest. The programmed aimed at alliance building with the IBDLP programme

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  • World Environment Day Observed in Shillong


    World Environment Day Observed in Shillong image
    05/06/2015

    Based on the United Nations’ theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”, for World Environment Day 2015, World Environment Day was observed in Shillong with the programme Green Ambassador’s Conclave at U Soso Tham Auditorium which was attended by the Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma as the Chief Guest.

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  • Workshop held in the city on Public Sector Enterprises governance in the North East


    Workshop held in the city on Public Sector Enterprises governance in the North East
    01/06/2015

    The Commerce and Industries Department, Government of Meghalaya in collaboration with the Meghalaya Institute of governance organised a one day workshop on “Streamlining Governance in Public Sector Enterprises of North East Region” on the 1st of June, 2015 at the State Convention Centre, Shillong.

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  • Shillong to hold India's first Cherry Blossom Festival soon


    Shillong to hold India's first Cherry Blossom Festival soon
    14/05/2015

    As a precursor for holding India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival in the State, the Avenue Cherry Tree Plantation was launched by the Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma in the presence of Minister for Forest & Environment Prestone Tynsong at Ward’s Lake, here today morning.

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  • Climate Adaptation workshop held in city


    Climate Adaptation workshop held in city image
    13/05/2015

    The Forest and Environment Department, Government of Meghalaya along with the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority with Technical Support from GIZ organised the “Expert Consultation Prioritizing Actions under Meghalaya’s State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC)” on the 13th of May at Pinewood Hotel, Shillong.

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  • AH & Vety Department launches Z-Card for pig breeders under the Livestock Mission


    AH & Vety Department launches Z-Card for pig breeders under the Livestock Mission image
    03/04/2015

    The Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department in partnership with the Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship, under the aegis of the Integrated Basin Development and Livelihood Programme (IBDLP) organised a workshop titled, “Co-Ordination Workshop for Livestock Mission Nodal Officers and ERPs/PAs of Khasi, Jaintia Hills and Ri-Bhoi District”.

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  • Launch of Apiculture Mission


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    16/10/2014

    Apiculture is one of the specific missions under the IBDLP which can play a crucial role in poverty reduction, employment generation and livelihood promotion. The Department of Commerce & Industries, Government of Meghalaya, in partnership with the MIE, Shillong, launched the State Apiculture Mission under the aegis of the Integrated Basin development and Livelihood Promotion Programme (IBDLP)

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  • Capacity Building for Contractors


    Capacity Building for Contractors image
    13/10/2014

    In an effort to educate contractors in the state in the theory and technology of road construction, the workshop on “Capacity Building for Contractors” was organised jointly by PWD (RDS) and the Meghalaya Infrastructure Development and Finance Cooperation Ltd (MIDFC) along with Central Roads Research Institute (CRRI). The workshop was inaugurated at Shillong Club

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  • Squash (Piskot) Festival held in city


    Squash (Piskot) Festival held in city image
    09/09/2014

    Meghalaya’s first “Piskot Festival 2014″ was held on Wednesday at the All Saints Hall. Organised by the State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) in collaboration with the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA), the event was held with the principle focus of popularising the humble Piskot (Squash) vegetable or Chow Chow as it is known in Latin America where it originated.

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  • Two day workshop help in city for cooperative society members in EKH


    Two day workshop help in city for cooperative society members in EKH image
    09/09/2014

    A two day workshop titled as “Orientation and Sensitisation Programme on IBDLP for Departmental Officials and Members of Cooperative Societies” was held at the Yojana Bhavan on the 9th of September, 2014. It will conclude on the 10th of September. The event is part of a series of programmes being held across all the district of Meghalaya to sensitize Department of Cooperative Societies

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  • EKH Seeks to Break World Record


    EKH Seeks to Break World Record image
    30/07/2014

    In an effort to bring back environmental consciousness among the citizens of East Khasi Hills District, The Office of the Deputy Commissioner with the help of the Forest Department, Government of Meghalaya and the Soil and Water Conservation, Government of Meghalaya had launched the Mega Tree Plantation Festival under the Chief Minister’s Youth for Green Campaign

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  • Clarion call for protection of the environment


    Clarion call for protection of the environment image
    06/06/2014

    SHILLONG: Meghalaya Governor, K.K. Paul led the State in observing World Environment Day on Thursday by planting saplings on the Raj Bhawan premises and at Ward’s Lake, Shillong in the presence of officials from the Forest department.The Governor planted saplings of the Himalayan Blue Pine (scientific name Pinus wallichiana) belonging to the Pinaceae family.

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  • World Environment Day


    World Environment Day image
    05/06/2014

    Along with the rest of the world, the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) along with the Forest Department, Government of Meghalaya, has taken a concerted effort in informing and sensitizing the public and especially its youth about the World Environment Day. World View Impact Foundation, an international NGO with consultative status at the United Nations was also involved in organising the event.

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  • Workshop on Organic Solutions: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Wastewater Treatment and Solid Waste Management


    Workshop on Organic Solutions: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Wastewater Treatment and Solid Waste Management images
    17/04/2014

    The Meghalaya Integrated Basin Development & Livelihood Promotion Programme (IBDLP) is taking forward its role to promote optimal and effective development and utilization of basin resources within a framework of sustainable development. To achieve this it becomes necessary to hold on to what we have and in this case, this translates to our fresh water.

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  • Interactive Seminar on Global Practices on Sustainable Development, Green Technology and Cleantech


    Interactive Seminar on Global Practices on Sustainable Development
    24/03/2014

    Yojana Bhavan, Main Secretariat, Shillong. In collaboration with the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS), Brussels, the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) had organized a one-day Interactive Seminar on “Global Practices on Sustainable Development, Green Technology & Cleantech” on 24th March, 2014 at the Yojana Bhawan Auditorium.

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