As per the guidelines of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gaurantee Act, 2013
the Government of Meghalaya has established an independent organization, "Social Audit Unit"
(SAU) in the name - Meghalaya Society for Social Audit & Transparency (MSSAT).
The society is registered under the Meghalaya Society Registration Act XII of 1860.
The basic purpose of forming this society is to facilitate the conduct of Social Audit at
the Village level, so as to ensure Transparency & Accountability.