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Previously known as Cherrapunjee, Sohra was established as a Sub-Division in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya in 1982. Set upon a plateau that rises 600 metres above the surrounding valleys on the southern slopes of the state, the terrain is innundated with pockets of shrubs and enveloped with mist almost throughout the year. read more...


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Tourist Hub at Arwah Lumshynna, Sohra, 25th Oct 2014

Arwah Lum Shynna Tourist Hub located at Pdeng Shnong, about 52 Kms from Shillong, being inagurated as an alternative source of employment and improvement of the economy of the local community with the support of Soil and Water Conservation Deptt., Govt. of Meghalaya.

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Tourist Hub at Dympep Mawkdok, 25th Oct 2014

As part of the initiatives to restore degradated lands under Sohra (Cherrapunjee) Plateau, undertaken by the Cherrapunjee Ecological Project, promoted by Soil and Water Conservation Deptt., Govt. of Meghalaya...

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Notice of Publication of E-Rolls in Draft, 15-Oct-2014

The Draft Electoral E-Roll for 26-Shella (ST) and 28-Sohra (ST) Assembly Constituentcies has been published in the Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer (C), Sohra and Electoral Registration Officer, 26-Shella (ST) & 28-Sohra(ST) A/Cs on 15th Oct 2014 in connection with the ongoing Special Summary Revision of Electoral Roll w.r.t. 1-1-2015.

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Farewell to Shri.Cyril V.D. Diengdoh, IAS, ADC i/c Sohra

Farewell function in favour of the outgoing A.D.C., i/c Sohra Civil Sub-Division, Sohra, Shri.Cyril V.D.Diengdoh, IAS, was held on the 27 th, August,2014. He was relieved by the newly assigned SDO Civil, Shri.Ajay Singh Tomer, IAS.

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Farewell to Shri.Cyril V.D Diengdoh, ADC i/c Sohra

Inter School Athletic Meet 2013

Shri Cyril V.D.Diengdoh , IAS, Sub-Divisional Officer (C), Sohra, Sohra Civil Sub-Division inaugurated the Three days Sohra Inter School Athletic Meet 2013 which was participated by 20 schools of the Sub-Division at Sohra Sports Association Stadium.

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Inter School Athletic Meet  2013

Repulic Day 2013

The Sub-Divisional  Officer (C )Sohra Civil Sub-  Division, Shri. C.V.D .Diengdoh unfurled  the  National  Flag  and  took  the  Rashtriya  salute  of  the  marching  contingents  on  the   occasion  of  the  64th  Anniversary  of the  Indian  Republic  Celebration  which  was  held on the 26th Jan at Sohra  stadium, Saitsohpen, Sohra.

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Repulic Day 2013

National Voters' Day 2013

Together with the rest of the country,the National Voters’s Day which was organized by the office of the Sub-Divisional Officer (E ), Sohra Civil Sub-Division was also observed today at Sohra Stadium , Saitsohpen, Sohra in a pomp and splendid manner.

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National Voters' Day  2013

Inauguration of Sohra-Eco Club

The Officers of the Sub-Divisional Office (Civil) in collaboration with the representatives from the leading schools of the Sub-Division has started an Eco Club on the 7th of June, 2013. The Eco Club which comprises students, teachers, heads of institutions and government departments has regular deliberations to chalk out strategies to protect the local environment. The strategies adopted are then carried out by all the stakeholders in right earnest.

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Sohra-Eco Club on 7th June, 2013

Ka jingkynmaw ia u Soso Tham

Kum shibynta na ka jingkynmaw tympang ia u myllung Soso Tham (bam kwai ha dwar u Blei), ka Soso Tham Commemorative Society ka la plie ia ki artylli ki dur mot ha Cherra Teachers’ Training Centre, Nongsawlia,Sohra bad ha phyllaw ophis jong u syiem ka hima Sohra ha ka 3 tarik u Risaw ha kaba la iadonlang ruh u Bah R.V.Lyngdoh ,Chairman ka M.T.D.C & M.L.A ka Mylliem, U Dr.P.W. Khongjee,M.L.A & Parliamentary Secretary ka Tourism, U Sanjay Goyal, Deputy Commissioner ka East Khasi Hills, U Cyril V.Darlong Diengdoh, Sub-Divisional Officer ( C ),Sohra ,U Freeman Sing Syiem, Syiem Sohra, ka kur Tham bad kiwei kiwei.

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Ka jingkynmaw ia u Soso Tham

Sohra Youth Centre Inaugurated

The Sohra Youth Centre Inaugurated at St.John Bosco Boys H.S.School, Sohra June 7th, 2013. Shri T.W.Chyne, M.L.A Sohra Assembly constituency today inaugurated the Youth Centre which was temporarily set up at St.John Bosco Boys Higher Secondary School, Maraikaphon , Sohra in the presence of Shri C.V. Darlong Diengdoh, I.A.S, Sub-Divisional Officer (C ), Sohra and other distinguished guests.

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Sohra Youth Centre Inaugurated

World Water Day observed in Sohra

As part of observance of the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013, the District Water & Sanitation Mission (DWSM) East Khasi Hills, Shillong in collaboration with the office of the Sub-Divisional Officer ( C),Sohra Sub-Division organized a programme on World Water Day Celebrations 2013 on the 22nd March at Vivekananda Hall, Ram Krishna Mission, Sohra wherein the Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Meghalaya, Shri. Barkos Warjri (I.A.S) was the Chief guest.

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World Water Day observed at Sohra on the 22nd March, 2013

2nd Biennial Educational Exhibition inaugurated

Shri T.W.Chyne, M.L.A & M.D.C Sohra inaugurated today the 2nd Biennial Educational Exhibition which was held at Ramakrishna Mission Hr. Secondary School in the presence of Shri.C.V.D. Diengdoh, Sub-Divisional Officer(C), Sohra and other distinguished guests. About 51 projects were displayed in the exhibition.

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2nd Biennial Educational Exhibition inaugurated

Training On Sabla For AwWs & Sakhi’s

The Office of the Child Development Project Officer, Shella Bholaganj ICDS Project Sohra in collaboration with Health Department has organised a two days training on “empowerment of Adolescent girls” for Anganwadi workers and Sakhi’s on the 20th March 2013 in Saitsohpen Community Hall, Sohra wherein the Sub-Divisional Officer(C ), Sohra, Shri.C.V.D.Diengdoh was the Chief-guest.

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Training On Sabla For AwWs & Sakhi’s

Motivational Programme held in Sohra

The office of the Sub-Registrar of Cooperative Society, Sohra has organized a one day Motivational Programme on the theme “Cooperative movement in the area through Co-operative Society” on Wednesday 14th March 2013 at Saitsohpen community hall,Sohra where the Sub-Divisional Officer (C ), Sohra, Shri.C.V.D.Diengdoh was the Chief Guest and Shri.R.Wahlang , E.A.C, Sohra as Guest of Honour.

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Motivational Programme held in Sohra

2nd Biennial Educational Exhibition inaugurated

Shri T.W.Chyne, M.L.A & M.D.C Sohra inaugurated today the 2nd Biennial Educational Exhibition which was held at Ramakrishna Mission Hr. Secondary School in the presence of Shri.C.V.D. Diengdoh, Sub-Divisional Officer(C), Sohra and other distinguished guests. About 51 projects were displayed in the exhibition.

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2nd  Biennial Educational Exhibition inaugurated

Meghalaya Year of the Youth inagurated

The Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri.B.M.Lanong inaugurated the 3 days Rural Youth Festival which kicks off on the 17th December at St.John Bosco Auditorium ,Sohra in the presence of Dr.P.W.Khongjee, Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism, Shri.C.V.D. Diengdoh, IAS, Sub-Divisional Officer ( C),Sohra Sub-Division and other high dignitaries. The programme was organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Shillong in collaboration with Depeartment of Sports & Youth Affairs, District Administration & Sub-divisional officer ( C),Sohra Sub-Division.

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Meghalaya Year of the Youth inagurated

NIT foundation layed in Sohra

During his one day visit to Meghalaya to lay a foundation stone of NIT Meghalaya at Cherrapunjee (Sohra), Union Minister for IT and Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal said that the UPA Government has had a special focus on the North East and has, during its tenure since 2004 established about 10 NITs, a large member of which are in the North East..

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NIT foundation layed in Sohra

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