Shillong, January 06: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul M Sangma today laid the Foundation Stone for construction of RCC Bridge No19/2 over river Ildek, Adokgre on KDA Road in presence of Cherak W Momin, local MLA, Kharkutta, Brigady N Marak, MLA, Bajendoba and Marthon J Sangma, MLA, Mendipathar.
CM Sangma expressed happiness in laying the foundation for the RCC Bridge and told the people that the bridge, upon completion, will bring a lot of changes to the region which has been evading the people for a long time as the project never took off in the last 20 years. He said that development of a region follows onl with the construction of proper roads, bridges and communication.
Sangma expressed that the spirit of democracy is in fulfilling the aspirations of the people and in fulfilling the work for which one has dedicated one’s life to. “It is due to the improvement in various quarters, people now can see developments taking larger strides” he added.
Sangma also briefed the people about the launch of the 1917 Integrated Technology Enabled Agri Management System (1917 iTEAMS), aimed at easing and enabling access to remunerative markets, information, crop advisories and agriculture related services for farmers, buyers, sellers and entrepreneurs of the state, along with mentioning the benefits of the Megha Health Scheme which is the first of its kind and also the plans of setting up Community Colleges in the State.