Shillong(Meghalaya),Feb 9 : Meghalaya Urban Affairs Minister, Sniawbhalang Dhar today unveiled the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Laitumkhrah Municipal Market in the presence of local MLA, Dr. Smti. M A Lyngdoh, senior officers of the Urban Affairs Department and the Shillong Municipal Board.
Funded by Shillong Smart City Limited at a cost of Rs. 28,84,62,139.00/-, the re-development of Laitumkhrah Municipal Market is being implemented by the Shillong Municipal Board and is expected to be completed with 24 months from the date of commencement of work which was 22.09.2021.
Speaking on the occasion, Dhar said that a long cherished dream of the people of Laitumkhrah has been fulfilled with the laying of the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Laitumkhrah Municipal Market and lauded the cooperation of all stakeholders in ensuring the commencement of the project.
Reiterating the importance of teamwork, he urged all involved to ensure the timely completion of the project for the benefit of the people at large.
MLA, Ms .Lyngdoh in her brief address said that the Laitumkhrah market is the main engine of economic growth of the people of Laitumkhrah. Adding that the construction of the Laitumkhrah Market, which has been a dream for most MLAs in the past, marks the beginning of new hope for the people of the constituency, she urged all involved in the construction of the landmark building to work towards speedy completion of the building.