SHILLONG, July 18: As a part of the innovative programme of the State Government through which Cabinet Ministers are to visit each district quarterly, Community and Rural Development Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar on Wednesday attended a review meeting on Flagship Programmes at DRDA hall, Nongpoh.
The review meet was to study the actual situation as to how the schemes are being implemented and to ascertain the constraints being faced by different departments in discharging their duties for the overall development of the district.
During the meeting, Dhar suggested that the MLAs of the district should hold regular meetings with various government departments to ensure that schemes and projects are implemented in a proper and timely manner.
Legislators representing Ri-Bhoi district were also present at the review meeting. Among those present were George B Lyngdoh (Umroi), Mayral Born Syiem (Nongpoh), Sosthenes Sohtun (Jirang) and Jason S Mawlong, MLA (Umsning). The meeting was also attended by Ri-Bhoi Deputy Commissioner RM Kurbah and other officials from various departments in the district.