Meghalaya Governor, Satya Pal Malik today had a review of centrally sponsored schemes and especially Prime Minister’s Schemes with officials of East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills, and South West Khasi Hills Districts at Raj Bhavan, Shillong.
The review meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police along with district officials dealing with the programmes in the three districts.
The Deputy Commissioners made a comprehensive presentation on the performance of important schemes like MGNREGA, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, PM Jan Dhan Yojana, PM Matru Vandana Yojana, SSA, NHM, PM Ujjwala Yojana, PMGSY, and other schemes. The Deputy Commissioners also highlighted the problems and constraints faced by the districts and also highlighted the significant achievements in their respective districts.
The meeting also focused on the law and order issues as the Superintendents of Police made detailed presentations on issues of security, law and order, human trafficking, drug abuse, and smuggling. He also spoke about steps taken by the State Police to counter the challenges.
The Governor expressed his satisfaction with the performance of the schemes and assured that some issues including poor bank coverage and mobile connectivity would be addressed by taking up the issues at his level too. He also said that maternal health and child schemes are very close to his heart and appealed to the district officials to especially focus on them.