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Meghalaya Cabinet approves state education policy


IANS  |  Shillong 

The Meghalaya Cabinet on Friday approved the State Policy after 46 years of statehood.

The Cabinet meeting, which was chaired by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, also approved a proposal to bring an official resolution in the Assembly on the need to to include Khasi and Garo languages in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.

The resolution will be tabled by the government during the ongoing autumn session of the 10th Meghalaya Assembly.

The five-day session began on Friday.

Describing the Cabinet's approving the state Policy as a "significant one", Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said the policy would be a vision and mission for the state to ensure quality education in the state.

Meghalaya has been without education policy for over 46 years after the state was created in 1972.



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First Published: Fri, September 21 2018. 22:22 IST