Shillong, Feb 23: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday laid the foundation for the construction of the Nengmandalgre to Daribokre (Mandalgre) road and the construction of the Cherangre to Sisobibra (Nengmandalgre to Gitokgre) road, in East Garo Hills.
For the 35 km Nengmandalgre to Daribokre (Mandalgre) road, at 35.00Km., the project includes the construction of seven bridges with a sanction amount of Rs. 70, 55, 90, 100 connecting 11 habitations- Dorengkigre, Patrenggre, Rongchek Chambugong, Dorakgre, Ampanggre (Sandi), Bandigre, and Mandalgre with a population of 1570 (Census 2011).
The target for the completion of the project is September 2021.
The construction work of the 7.82 km Cherangre to Sisobibra (Nengmandalgre to Gitokgre) road includes the construction of two bridges with a sanction amount of Rs. 12, 06, 51, 400, connecting eight habitations- Chachatgre, Chachat Jangkegre, Chachat Karubibra, Jakopgre, Bolkinggre, Ganinggre, Sisobibra and Gitokgre with a population of 2153 (Census:2011).
The project is proposed to complete by September 2021.
On the concerted efforts of the Government, the Chief Minister said, “We are intensifying our efforts to undertake and complete several ambitious road projects in the State for the welfare of the people with the sanctions from GoI for the improvement of road infrastructure in the State”.
In his closing remarks, the Chief Minister stated, “The MDA Government has been aggressively pursuing its agenda of development. These projects are testimony of the Government’s commitment to the people and not just an “election gimmick”.