Dalu (Meghalaya ) , Jan 20 : Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma laid the foundation for Dalu Stadium in West Garo Hills in presence of local MLA Brening Sangma. The Stadium will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 3.22 cr. It will comprise a football turf, seating gallery, community meeting room, parking space, gym, office space and other amenities.
Laying the foundation stone for the stadium at Dalu, the Chief Minister said that the government is working with utmost concern to upscale education and the interest of the youth. He said that education is the most important pillar for development.
He also reminded the gathering about late PA Sangma’s word on the importance of planting humans. He said that it is very important to invest in the youth and the government understands its importance and is working with a systematic plan for the interest and welfare of the youth.
At Dalu, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the new building of the Dalu Bengali Secondary School, funded by Asian Development Bank’s Supporting Human Capital Development. The School is equipped with smart classrooms and labs. It was a gala event as several cultural items were also displayed during the inaugural ceremony.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Chief Minister said that the government has a policy on education and investment for development of the education sector is being done in a systematic manner.
At Dalu, he also informed that the government is working with different agencies to ensure that massive infrastructure development projects are taken up, particularly roads and bridges. He said that several new roads are being constructed across different parts of the State.
“MDA government has been working tirelessly by seeking funds from different externally aided agencies, central government and world banks and has accumulated the funds for the welfare and development of the State,” the Chief Minister asserted.
“In the next two years, the people of the State can expect a lot of development taking place in the State,” he added.