By Francis Khongwar
Shillong (Meghalaya), March 15 : Transport Minister, Dasakhiatbha Lamare today admitted that the agreement signed with Flybig airline for Shillong-Delhi flight was done in a hurried manner and the department has learnt a lesson after the company failed to continue its services. The transport minister’s statement came in response to a question raised by MLA Mohendro Rapsang about the status of Shillong-Delhi flights during the Question hour today.
AITC State President Charles Pyngrope came in with a supplementary question mentioning that the Flybig as an operator has no aircraft of its own to which Lamare responded that the Government will wait for the response from Flybig till the end of this month and if they are unable to re-start the services, the government will take appropriate steps .
During the question hour, Minister in charge, Health James Sangma also informed the House that once the recruitment of 202 staff nurses is completed in the state, certain nurses appointed under 3F as stop-gap arrangement will be terminated. Sangma while responding to a question from Mawryngkneng MLA, Pyniaid Sing Syiem said that the department had already conducted the exams for the 202 vacant posts and results are awaited.