The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government, which will complete one year in office on Wednesday, will release a ‘report card’ highlighting some of its initiatives and roadmap drawn for taking the state forward.
Led by the National People’s Party (NPP), the MDA government is supported by the United Democratic Party, People’s Democratic Front, Hill State People’s Democratic Party, BJP, NCP and Independents.
The coalition government was formed on March 6, the day when Conrad K. Sangma, who was the Lok Sabha MP from Tura, took oath as Chief Minister. Other 11 MLAs also took oath as ministers of the MDA government on the same day.
Conrad K. Sangma was elected as MLA from South Tura constituency in the bye election held on August 23 last year.
The MDA government has a total strength of 39 members including the Speaker in the 60-member Assembly.
“We will release a report on Wednesday as we complete one year in office,” the Chief Minister said.
In one year, the MDA government faced several challenges that came on the way. The issue related to the ban on coal mining is yet to be addressed and the state government is also facing another challenge for it allegedly failed stop illegal mining of coal which continued though the ban by the NGT is still on.
The MDA government which has no common minimum programme, is also burden with the pending demand to shift settlers from Them ïew Mawlong, finding solution to the problem of traffic jam among others.