Shillong(Meghalaya), Sep 25: Local MLA and Chairman, Meghalaya State Planning Board, Lambor Malngiang today inaugurated the “Upgradation from Single to Intermediate Lane including improvement of Shillong – Jowai Road to Nongkrem Road (4 km) and Smit – Nongkrem Road (3.30 km)” at a programme held at Iewpyrsing Nongkrem in East Khasi Hills.
The road was funded under the Central Road Fund (CRF) for the year 2018-19.
Speaking on the occasion Lambor Malngiang said that the project was sanctioned in the year 2018, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic the work was delayed and it is a momentous occasion to see that the project has been fast tracked and completed. He added that roads being the backbone of the society will provide not only livelihood opportunities but also bring in various development activities.
Malngiang expressed his gratitude towards the Nongkrem Dorbar Pyllun and the public in general for supporting the developmental activities taken by the PWD (Roads) which will directly impact their lives in a positive manner.
Others who were present included Dr. Balajied Singh Syiem, Syiem Hima Khyrim, Shri D. M. Pyngrope, EE PWD (Roads) N.H. Shillong Bye Pass Division and members of the Nongkrem Dorbar Pyllun among others.