Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma today inaugurated the newly constructed school building of Rongrenggre Model Deficit Secondary School at Chidekgre near Williamnagar.
Speaking at the function, the Chief Minister highlighted the efforts of the government to improve education in the State, the Chief Minister said that Rs. 500 crores have been earmarked for the education department in this financial year and Rs. 800 crores have been received from the Central government for Ekalavya Model Residential Schools in Meghalaya.
The Chief Minister also informed that Rs. 200 crores special fund have also been received from the centre for improving the infrastructures in education in the state. He also said that scholarship for the students in the State have also been enhanced and said that the Youth Policy will be finalized by January next year to promote the skill and talent of the youth.
Williamnagar MLA, Marcuise N Marak lauded the school management for the efforts to uplift the school and urged the students to bring name and fame for their school.
Director of Higher and Technical Education, Ambrose Ch Marak, former GHADC Chairman, Denang T Sangma, East Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, CEO of Hindustan Steelworks Construction Limited (HSCL), PK Swamy, President of the school PG Momin, Headmaster, Robinus T Sangma and others were present on the occasion.