This book is the third volume of selection of speeches delivered by hri M.M. Jacob, Governor of Meghalaya between 2001 and 2005. In his views of North East-India and some candid opinion on Meghalaya. The thirty-four speeches have been divided into four broad themes relating to education; national integration and communal harmony; economy of North East India and governance. The speeches shows the familiarity of Shri M.M. Jacob with Meghalaya State, where he has been Governer for ten years, and the North East region. Not many Governers had have their speeches published. This volume and the two volumes published earlier, with their focus on Meghalaya will add to the literature on the state, its people, its educational institutions, the condition of its economy and governance.