Shillong, Feb 23: Dr DD Lapang, Chief Adviser to the Government of Meghalaya and local MLA, iugurated three development schemes at Jermai village on Thursday in the presence of R. Kharbihkhiew, BDO Umling C&RD Block, L.S Bareh, Asst. Executive Engineer, PWD, M. Khonglah, EE, MeECL, M.Makri, Chairman of Umling C&RD Block, headmen from various villages and residents of Jermai village.
The developmental schemes includes improvement and MBT of 2 KM Umkon-Jermai Road sanctioned under General State Scheme of an amount Rs.102 lakhs, Jermai’s Community hall which sanctioned under SRWP of 2015-16 at an amount of Rs.2 lakhs and office building of Seng Kynthei Jermai constructed under SRWP of 2015-16 amounting to Rs.1.50 lakhs.
Addressing the gathering, Dr Lapang said Ri Bhoi is marching ahead with the time and the need of the hour is to work hard and combat the challenges they face for a better tomorrow. He also urged them to maintain the spirit of unity and cooperation among themselves and to aim high for the future prosperity of their children and the community at large. Dr Lapang hoped that these developmental schemes would cater to the needs of the people and also urged them to properly utilize and maintain them for the betterment of all.