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Meghalaya to Boost Infrastructure with Loan from World Bank

  by NEWSNER , 2021-03-17 10:56:13

Meghalaya to Boost Infrastructure with Loan from World Bank

Streets and extensions worth $300 million will be built from a World Bank loan to help surface correspondence in the state, Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma told the Assembly on Tuesday. 


The advance sum will be used in two stages, he said while answering to a brief length conversation moved by Umroi MLA George Lyngdoh. 


The government has comprised the Meghalaya Infrastructure Development Finance Commission and an administration unit to manage the undertakings, the House was told. 


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The objective for finishing the World Bank-subsidized undertakings is 6 years yet the public authority desires to complete it within 4 years, Sangma said, adding that the credit must be reimbursed in 14 years. 


Project Briefing:


"Agreements for eight significant streets totalling 179 km with a complete delicate estimation of $52.6 million have been granted. The significant undertakings incorporate the 35 km Bajengdoba-Resubelpara-Mendipathar-Damra street which is to be taken up for Rs 78 crore," the CM said. 


Different streets incorporate the 32 km AMPT street worth Rs. 50 crore, a 20 km street corresponding to the current Dalu-Baghmara street assessed at Rs 40 crore, the 11 km Shillong-Diengpasoh street and the 26 km Pasyih-Garampani street. 


Assigned Contractors:


Contractors have likewise been granted for the Laitkor-Pomlakrai, Rongjeng-Manseng-Adokgre and Umling-Patharkhmah streets.


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