Ganga Prasad was sworn in as the new Governor of Meghalaya at Raj Bhawan in Shillong. The Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr Prasad.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul M Sangma including Cabinet Ministers and high ranking officials from the Armed Forces were also present on the occasion. Mr Prasad was appointed as the Governor of Meghalaya by President Ram Nath Kovind. The Chief Minister warmly welcomed the new Governor.