Shillong(Meghalaya), Aug 23: Chairman, Meghalaya State Planning Board and MLA/MDC of Nongkrem Constituency, Lambor Malngiang today laid the foundation stone for the improvement of an internal road at Smit village.
The programme held at the Lemthaw Dorbar Hall, Smit was attended by Dr. Balajied Sing Syiem, Syiem Hima Khyrim Syiemship as the Guest of Honour, senior officers of PWD (Roads), Rangbah Shongs and representatives of the Dorbar Smit Pyllun and Seng Kynthei.
Sanctioned under RIDF XXVI for the year 2020-2021, an amount 3 Cr 30 lakhs has been earmarked for the improvement of the internal road totaling 5.43 km in length.
Speaking on the occasion, Malngiang informed that despite the hardships caused by the pandemic, his efforts have always persisted to bring about developmental schemes in the constituency. Terming the occasion as “eventful”, Malngiang further informed that the tendering process for the project has been completed and work will commence within a month’s time.
Adding that once completed, not only will commuting be made easier for people but the overall look of the area will also be greatly enhanced. Further he informed that around 13500 households in the constituency have been have been given aid during the pandemic.
Dr. Balajied Sing Syiem in his address lauded the various initiatives spearheaded by the local MLA/MDC in the constituency and opined that the good works done will go a long way in bringing about all round development not only in the constituency but in the State as a whole.