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Rain water harvesting project launched

By A Reporter
SHILLONG, June 23: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Rowell Lyngdoh today iugurated a roof top rain water harvesting project at Sngap Syiem College Girls’ Hostel, Mawkyrwat in South West Khasi Hills district. Speaking on the occasion , Lyngdoh urged the people to educate their children about the importance of plantation for a secure future. “It is high time to realize the importance of plantation. Therefore we should make our child more educated about plantation to secure their future,” he said.  Lyngdoh also informed that the project was constructed at the cost of Rs.7 lakh.  An underground tank of 90,000 litres will be constructed under the project. He expressed hope that the structure will cater to the needs of the hostel boarders to meet their daily requirements especially during dry seasons. Meanwhile, South West Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner, Ripr Lyngdoh said, “This is the second project in the district and another project will be implemented soon.  Such project will also be implemented at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Mawkyrwat, at the Public Health Centre at Mawthawpdah and in the District Medical & Health Office, Mawkyrwat.