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Shillong is a category II Cantonment, established in 1885. The Board consists of 14 members, including 7 elected members.Total population as per 2001 census was 12387.
Cantonment Board school came into existence on 17th July 1947 to cater the educational need of children of retired and second world war pensioners particulars Gorkhas. The school was started from class III with Nepali medium. Subsequently classes were added from class IV to Class VIIth during the year 1980 onwards. Allumuinies of the school includes IPS officer, Doctor, Engineer etc .
Medium of instruction has been switched over from Nepali to English since academic session 2010. The strength of students much improved due to change of medium . Cantonment Board distributed free school kits, uniforms etc to the needy children .Scholarships has been introduced for academic performance. Mid day meal scheme is implemented under the eages of State Govt. of Meghalaya .
`The management of school is vested with School Managing Committee. The committee is empowered to take up various measures for its excellence and works pertaining to the school.
Reading room as well as fully developed computer lab with internet facility is available in the school. During the day time it is utilized by the students and at the evening for the vocational training .
Adult education has been taken as a special drive and at present 65 candidates are attending the classes . In addition to this, charitable coaching classes are being run by a NGO.
The Cantonment General Hospital was established during the year 1954 with kind support of a generous son of Lt. Jivan Ram Goenka . Therefore it was given the name as Jivan Ram Goenka Cantt. General Hospital . Board is maintaining only the OPD services so far . Quality of services has been improved which got a positive response in multiple increase in turn out of patients .
As the board is running only OPD services therefore 10 specialized medical camps were organised . Bone density camp for ladies was organized during this month . Senior citizen ,school children are being provided special care and free treatment is available to the BPL families .
Pathology, ECG and X-Ray services have been introduced in July 2011.