Shillong, September 21 : The Meghalaya Legislative Assembly has harnessed the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transcribe the proceedings of the House, marking a significant step towards digitalization.

The initiative, spearheaded by the Chief Reporter of the Assembly Secretariat, Arnica Lyngdoh, and Dapborlang Marwein, Computer Programmer, IT Cell, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, is expected to significantly expedite the reporting process, reduce errors, and provide legislators with more timely and accurate information.

The Speaker, Thomas A Sangma, expressed his satisfaction with the new AI tool, emphasizing its invaluable assistance to the Assembly’s Reporters and its significant acceleration of the transcription process for House proceedings.

The Commissioner & Secretary, Dr. Andrew Simons, also expressed his satisfaction and pride on the achievement of the new efforts made as part of digitalization of the Assembly Secretariat and the commendable effort made by the IT Cell and the Reporters Branch jointly.

Meghalaya Legislative Assembly’s innovative use of Al in legislative reporting is setting a commendable example for other Assemblies to follow in the digital age.