Shillong, Aug 5: Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Roshan Warjri, on Saturday inaugurated a bridge and link road connecting Jaiaw with Mawlai Phudmuri.
Jaïaw MDC, Adelbert Nongrum, Chief Engineer, PWD Roads (NH), M R Sangma, PWD officials, Headman of Mawlai Phudmuri, S Kurbah, Headman of Jaiaw Laitdom, S.B. Kharbangar and residents of the area. The inauguration ceremony was held at Pearly Dew School, Jaiaw.
The Bridge was sanctioned from the Special Plan Assistance Scheme of the Central Government at Rs. 1.50 crore while the link road was sanctioned from the Special Plan Fund at Rs. 58.95 lakh.
In her address, Warjri said that the long cherished dream of the people of Jaiaw Laitdom have been realised with the inauguration of the bridge and link road, and thanked the residents for their cooperation.
She also hoped that the road will ease the traffic congestion in the area and serve its purpose for the benefit of the residents.
The Minister also urged upon the people to make sure that anti social elements do not make this facility a safe haven for unlawful activities.
Others who spoke on the occasion included the MDC besides Chief Engineer, PWD Roads (NH), S Kurbah, Headman, Mawlai Phudmuri and S B Kharbangar, Headman, Jaiaw Laitdom.