Meghalaya - Investment and Industrial Policies

Home » Business Ecosystem » Meghalaya - Investment and Industrial Policies

Advertisement Policy

With a view to secure wide publication publicity and coverage of all concerned sections of the population, through an integrated arrangement for the issue of Government advertisements, the Governor of Meghalaya is pleased to specify, that with immediate effect.


Education Policy

The constitutional A-"r,d.n.Int of tg76 placed iducation in the concurrent list of the constitution of India. This has urought about a iharing of responsibilities between the central and the state Governments. The stit. has framed thi; policy witlrln the broad parameters of the National policy on Education 1986 [NpE), poA, rggi, RTE z00g and Right of child to Free and compulsory Education , zo0g and ihis will enable the state to share the responsibilities and functions as partners with the central Government in the implementation of the objectives of the NPE 1986'

Indeed,themoreporousanddynamicasocietyisthe'moreinconsistentandconflictual in its efforts to change the educational system. Interests deeply rooted in spheres such as economics, religion, ideology, insti-tutionr,!.og.uphy, race, and-eihnicity will vie to have their world wide view represented most forceiuily in whatever education system emerges' The twenty first century, particularly in the last few years, represented a period of remarkably intense change wittr tlre implementation of SSA and RTE Act, 2009.


Information Technology Policy

The Information Technology (IT) vision, mission, objectives, plans and strategies of the Government of Meghalaya as enunciated below has been formulated keeping in view the desirability for accelerating the State's economic development and maximizing the people's benefits through its widespread application in various spheres.


Industrial Promotion Policy, 2012

The Industrial Policy of Mizoram State was first notified on 15.3.1989 to give direction to the strategy for Industrial development of the State. It laid stress on reducing shifting cultivation by encouraging a shift from primary to secondary sectors while protecting the Socio-Cultural and ethnic identity of the indigenous enterprise of Mizoram. The intention of the Government in that policy was not Industrial growth per se but was rather directed towards all-round development of the people of Mizoram with special focus on upliftment of indigenous people and also towards giving them gainful employment and self employment opportunities in the Industries and allied sectors. Significant growth has been experienced as a result of this policy direction during 8th Plan period.



Mines and Minerals Policy

Water is a prime natural resource, which is fundamental to life, livelihood, food security, and sustainable development. With urbanization, changing lifestyle, population growth and rising needs of a developing state, the availability, affordability and sustainability of utilizable water will be under further strain in future. Lack of sufficient storage capacity of water and poor water management practices, lead to seasonal water shortage and flash floods in some parts of the State. The dependency on springs for meeting drinking water needs is very high in the State and the discharge of these springs is dwindling, leading to hardships faced by the dependent population.


Draft Sports Policy 2019

Meghalaya, ‘the abode of clouds’ with a geographical area of 22,429 Meghalaya is a beautiful North Eastern State of India located to the north of Bangladesh and surrounded by the state of Assam along its borders. Meghalaya has been a state that lives and breathes sports, especially football, since its inception in 1972 when it became a separate state from Assam. The state boasts of some international players that have represented the country in the past.



Startup Policy, 2018 - 2023

Government of Meghalaya plans to create conducive environment for Startups, empower Start-ups to grow through innovation and design, create a quality scientific ecosystem and enable its youth to pursue their dreams within the State. Over the past few years, sustained campaign and focus on growth of entrepreneurship in the State by the Government has led to the start-up culture gaining ground. Smooth and time bound decision on statutory compliances, seamless access to incentives, network of support for access to appropriate technology, and a facilitative State apparatus have accelerated the growth of entrepreneurship in the State.



Tourism Policy 2011

Tourism in India is a growing industry, and as per World Tourism Organisation predictions, India will be a leader in using tourism as an employment generator. The State of Meghalaya must be placed in a strategic position to take advantage of this growth. Tourism being a multi sectoral activity has the capacity to stimulate different sectors of the economy. It is evident from highly developed states and countries that tourism opens up immense opportunities for economic development, poverty alleviation and income generation. Being labour intensive, it opens avenues for a host of employment opportunities.