by NEWSNER , 2021-02-25 13:12:19
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma on February 24 laid the inspiration for the Greater Baghmara water system Project at South Garo Hills district.
The project has been jointly funded through central and state share, including the Union Ministry of DoNER at an estimated cost of Rs 6,350 lakh crore.
The scheme is envisaged to supply an adequate water system to Baghmara town and 16 neighbouring villages in Meghalaya. It intends to hide this population of 25676. the amount of households proposed to be covered by the project area is 2340.
The first instalment of Rs 10 crore for the project was released in January and therefore the target for completion of the project is 2 years. “This is an ambitious project of our government, which can go an extended way in providing potable beverage to the citizens of Baghmara town and 16 en-route villages. this is often the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) fulfilling its promise to the people of South Garo Hills district,” Sangma said.
“There has been a way of neglect for districts like South Garo Hills for several years and thus, the MDA government has aimed to make sure that we structure for all the event work that these districts are bereft of for years. South Garo Hills contributes one among the very best revenues to our state due to its forest cover, mines, and minerals, yet, it's one among the foremost neglected districts which is why through the span of my visits to the districts, I made it some extent to vary its course by sanctioning various projects to uplift the district,” the Meghalaya chief minister said.
Asserting his commitment to the district, Sangma said: “Laying of the inspiration isn't the top and that I am personally committed to the completion of what we start. we'll see the projects through by monitoring them regularly.”
State public health engineering minister Renikton Lyngdoh said: “As members of the MDA government, we are extremely happy to return to Baghmara to bring excellent news to the people about this project. We were here a couple of months ago to announce the Baghmara College project and that we are glad to be here again to bring another project for the advantage of the people.”