SHILLONG, Sept 20: The Mawlai Constituency Progressive Forum (MCPF) led by PT Sawkmie, local MDC, today in a meeting with the Director of C&RD, I R Sangma suggested that the government should immediately start functioning of the C&RD Block office at Mawlai in a rented house.
Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, Sawkmie said that despite the announcement made by the state government in the last budget session of 2016-17, the C&RD Block has till today not been functioning. “We want that the government should temporarily place the C&RD block at Mawlai in a rented house and in the meantime the department concern can look for a suitable land to construct a permanent building,” he said.
Sawkmie further said that the MCPF are looking forward that the department will start functioning of the C&RD Block in Mawlai at the earliest and hope that it will get the same status like other Block in the state.
“We hope that since the Block is located at Mawlai the educated and qualified local youths will be getting first preference for any job enrollment,” Sawkmie said.
The MCPF have also submitted a memorandum in this regard to the Chief Minister of Meghalaya Mukul Sangma through the Director of Community & Rural Development (C&RD). “We request the concern authority to speed up the process in implementing our suggestions so that the people will benefit from the C&RD Block headquarter at Mawlai,” he said.