Good news for teer game and its playesrs. On 15th May 2017 the State Cabinet of Meghalaya approved the Meghalaya Regulation of Game of Arrow Shooting and Sale of Teer Ticket Ordinance, 2018. The Ordinance was approved since the Meghalaya Amusement and Betting Tax Amendment Act that involves in regulating Shillong teer game subsumed after the Goods and Service Tax (GST) was rolled out in the state.
“In the absence of an Act to regulate and look into teer, the Ordinance was approved,” James Sangma,Home Minister, told reporters after the Cabinet meeting.
The Ordinance would look into the matter of issuing license, regulation of the game by way of inspection and monitor and regulate the game.
Sangma even said that the Meghalaya State Government generated a revenue of Rs 10127707 in the year 2014-15 and Rs 17363124 in the year 2015-16 with the help of teer game.