SHILLONG, June 22: The Meghalaya Minister in charge Information and Public Relations (IPR), A L Hek today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the office building of the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) at Lower Lachaumiere in Shillong.
The construction work for the DIPR office has been entrusted to the MGCC at the total cost of Rs. 9, 41, 78,000. The building is expected to be completed by March, 2018.
In his iugural speech, the Minister said that the long cherished dream of having DIPR’s own building has come into reality due to the vision and leadership of the present and past directors, officers and the department as a whole.
The Minister urged the officers and staff of the department to render their services to the maximum to ensure people’s participation in the successful implementation of different developmental schemes.
R V Lyngdoh in his speech said that the IPR is the most important organization in the State which serves as a link between people and the Government.