CM lays the foundation for New Building of Sohra Government College.


Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today laid the foundation of the new college building of Sohra Government College, East Khasi Hills, in the presence of Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui, Shella MLA Balajied Synrem, and Gavin M. Mylliem, MLA Sohra.
Addressing at the foundation laying ceremony, the Chief Minister lauded the efforts of all those instrumental in bringing the project and said that the new building is a step towards providing better education to the youth.
“As the government, we have laid focus to channelize the energy of the youth, so that they become productive. We are curating programs so that we are able to guide and mould the mindset of our youth,” said the Chief Minister.
He further said that the youth will be the focus in the formulation of policies and programmes.
“Investment in the younger generation through different activities is a key pillar to shape the future of the State and the country as a whole”, the Chief Minister said.
“As a government, we should look at ensuring that the youth are shaped in the right manner so that they become productive, responsible, patriotic, hardworking, and committed citizens “, he added.
Informing that the government is making its endeavor to improve the education scenario, he said, “Everything cannot change in an instant but we need to start somewhere. I strongly feel that the government should look at ensuring the right education for the youth”.
“We are not saying that everything will change. But I think we need to start somewhere”, he said, while informing that the government is working to ensure an overall revamp to create better educational infrastructure in the State.
“Almost close to 3000 cr is required alone for improving the elementary school infrastructure in the State,” he said.
Terming that the government has a huge challenge ahead, he said, “We have a vision and we are committed to ensuring that the situation needs to be reversed. The journey is not easy but it is not impossible as well. We have a plan and we want to move ahead”.
Sohra Government College, formerly known as Sohra College was provincilaised in 2009. The new building is being upgraded with an investment of 12 Cr. EOM