Foundation stone of administrative headquarter to be laid on January 21

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Shillong, Jan 17: The Meghalaya Cabinet on Monday approved the shifting of the Administrative Headquarter of the government to New Shillong Township near Mawpdang-Mawkhanu.

“As we are aware that the government is acquiring about 807 acres of land in the new township. So it is fit that taking into consideration the congestion in Shillong and also expanding the new township that the administrative building will be shifted to the new site,” Home Minister Lakhmen Rymbui told reporters after the Cabinet meeting.

Rymbui informed that the foundation stone will be laid on January 21, 2022.

The Administrative Headquarter will include the Secretariat and offices of various departments presently situated in Shillong.

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