Union minister Jaswantsinh
Sumanbhai Bhabhor on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the
Bhabhor said the Meghalaya government is looking after
tribal welfare schemes according to the guidelines issued by
"We are happy to inform you that Meghalaya is
state for tribal affairs, told mediapersons after a review
He said, under new India initiative, the Centre is
working for the upliftment of tribals in the country.
"Till now the tribal affairs ministry has released Rs
127 crore for various works proposed by the Meghalaya
for extending coverage of Special Central Assistance to Tribal
Sub-Scheme to the state," he said.
The Union minister also called on Chief Minister
Conrad K Sangma at his office.
The Tribal Affairs Ministry recently announced
establishment of model residential schools in 36 blocks in the
completed in three years.
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