As for 61 year-old Nanandro Sangma, he has raised about 3,400 trees of the black pepper in his home garden which spreads across five hectares that he inherited from his in- laws in the 1980s.
Citing the example of Garo Hills Autonomous District Council, he said that the body's expenditure is more than its revenue.
Sangma was virtually participating at the NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting where Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu had also made a similar suggestion.
Conrad K Sangma said that a corpus fund of Rs 125 crore will be constituted over the next two years to aid the entrepreneurs in Meghalaya.
Sangma requested Sitharaman to intervene and issue advisory to all banks to make SHG portfolio a part of their key performance indicators.
Conrad K Sangma called on Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and informed him about the progress of construction of new Meghalaya Assembly building.
The Meghalaya government has decided to reduce the tax on petrol and diesel in the state by Rs 2 per litre from Monday midnight.
The decision was taken at a special cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday.
Two of Sangma's cabinet colleagues -- Health Minister AL Hek and Urban Affairs Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar -- were diagnosed with the infection in Oct.
Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh put the no-confidence motion to a voice vote after a discussion that lasted for about seven and half hours.
Sangma said that experts and government agencies have inspected the concrete tanks and assured him that no such leakage has been detected.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong have also been tested for coronavirus and the results are awaited.