Chief Minister of Meghalaya Mr Conrad urged  Mr  Gadkari to finance for road Constriction

Shillong, August 21: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma along with Dy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong and Transport Minister Snaiwbhalang Dhar today called on Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Delhi.

The meeting apprised the Union Minister to consider declaring of important State Highways as new National Highway, which included,Umtyngar – Sohra – Mawlong – Ichamati – Bholaganj 76.50 km, Nidanpur – Tikrikilla – Medhipara – Rongsai – Bajengdoba – Resubelpara – Damra 120 km.

Umsning – Mawhati – Jagi 79 km, Pasiyih Garampani road to Meghalaya upto Haflong in Assam 48 km, Weiloi – Mawsynram – Balat – Ranikor 75 km, Mairang – Nongkhlaw – Patharkmah Ranigodown road 80 km, Jowai Nartiang Kdiap Khanduli road 60 km and Tura – Dalu road – Chokpot to Sibbari 63 km. The meeting also urged the central minister to release funds under CRF.

The State Government also urged centre to declare roads approved “in principle” as New National Highways which included Dkhiah – Sutnga – Saipung – Moulsei 84 km, Nongstoin – Maweit – Nongjri 75 k, Assam – Meghalaya border – Bhoirymbong on Shillong bypass 18 km, Garobadha – Ampati – Zigzag – Mahendraganj 52 km, Mawngap – Mawkyrwat – Rangthong – Nongnah – Dirang – Khadphra 96km.

Mr Gadkari has assured to consider the proposal of the State Government and has also suggested Meghalaya Government to initiate measures to submit proposal to start vehicle fitness centre as well as two driving schools in backward region of the State.

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