Shillong, July 8: The annexe building of the High Court of Meghalaya was inaugurated at the present high court premises, on Thursday.
Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Sanjib Banerjee, Justices HS Thangkhiew and W Diengdoh, Education Minister Rakkam Sangma, Law Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh among others were present.
The building constructed at a cost of Rs 45 crore houses an auditorium, rooms for lawyers, and other administrative facilities.
After the inauguration, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma praised the Meghalaya High Court for its commitment to upholding the principles of fairness, transparency, and access to justice for all.
He also highlighted the government’s commitment to overall infrastructure development in the state. He shared that substantial investments have been made in recent years to improve and upgrade government LP and UP schools, as well as higher education facilities.
Underlining the government’s focus on education, Chief Minister said that process to repair, renovate, and construct over 2500 LP & UP school infrastructures in the coming years is also undergoing.
This initiative aims to enhance the learning environment and provide modern facilities for students across Meghalaya. The government’s vision is to ensure that every student has access to quality education in well-equipped educational institutions.
The investment in school infrastructure aligns with the government’s broader goal of strengthening the foundation of the state’s education system. By creating conducive learning spaces and providing necessary resources, the government aims to empower students and enable them to achieve their full potential.
The chief minister said close to Rs 200 crore was invested in judiciary in Meghalaya.
Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, Sanjib Banerjee says the annex building is a positive step towards improving the overall functioning of the judiciary.
He underscored the importance of providing a conducive environment for judges, lawyers, and litigants to ensure the smooth and expeditious dispensation of justice.
With the addition of the annex building, the Meghalaya High Court aims to strengthen its commitment to justice and uphold the rights of the people.