• The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy attended a one-day Conference On "Startups and MSMEs in Food Processing at ICAR-RC for North Eastern Region" organized on 11th December, 2018.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the 10th East Himalaya Expo at SRGT 2nd Ground, Polo, Shillong on 10th December, 2018.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy attended the International Human Rights Day Celebration at Yojana Bhavan, Shillong on 10th December, 2018.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
  • Union Minister of the State, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Mr. Jaswantsinh S. Bhabhor called on the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy at Raj BHavan, Shillong on 5th December, 2018
    The Union Minister of the State, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Mr. Jaswantsinh S. Bhabhor called on the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy at Raj Bhavan, Shillong on 5th December, 2018.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy visited Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Cultural Center at Quinton Road, Shillong on 4th December, 2018.
    The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy visited Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Cultural Center at Quinton Road, Shillong on 4th December, 2018.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy delivers the Convocation Address, at the XXV Convocation of the North Eastern Hill University on 28th November, 2018.
    The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy delivers the Convocation Address, at the XXV Convocation of the North Eastern Hill University on 28th November, 2018.



Introduction:

The Raj Bhawan, Meghalaya, formerly known as Goverment House, is the official residence of the Governor of Meghalaya. It is located in the capital city of Shillong, Meghalaya. Spread over an area of 30.67 acres, the Raj Bhawan, Meghalaya consist of three blocks, namely, Main bouild, Kitchen Garden and Staff Quarter. The compound is surrounded with green lawns, flowers beds, trees, water fountain and Monoliths (Mawbynna) which add traditional and cultural value to the indegineous local people.

The entrance gate of Raj Bhavan is well-designed sandstone pillars and iron bars that have remained ever imposing. continue....

History:

Shillong was selected as the capital of the Provincial Government in the year 1874 when Assam was carved out from Bengal as Chief Commissionership. Before that, it had already been the headquarters of the then Khasi and  Jaintia Hills district for some years. Lieutenant Colonel  Richard H. Keatinge, was the first Chief Commissioner of Assam. The private house of the Deputy Commissioner became the Chief Commissioner’s Residency in Shillong and came to be known as the Government House. It was a  stone building like most of the other houses in Shillong and had a corrugated iron roof continue....

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