Base laid for Laitumkhrah market complex after starting work
Shillong, Feb 9: After the work started last year, Urban Affairs Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar on Wednesday unveiled the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Laitumkhrah Municipal Market.
Local MLA, Ampareen Lyngdoh, senior officers of the Urban Affairs Department and the Shillong Municipal Board were present.
Ampareen considers it as the first project under her constituency after she joined the MDA government and hence the function.
Funded by Shillong Smart City Limited at a cost of Rs. 28,84,62,139, the redevelopment of Laitumkhrah Municipal Market is being implemented by the Shillong Municipal Board and is expected to be completed with 24 months from the date of commencement of work which was on September, 22,2021.
Speaking on the occasion, Dhar said that a long cherished dream of the people of Laitumkhrah has been fulfilled with the laying of the foundation stone for the market and lauded the cooperation of all stakeholders in ensuring the commencement of the project. Reiterating the importance of teamwork, he urged all involved to ensure the timely completion of the project.
Lyngdoh said the Laitumkhrah market is the main engine of economic growth of the people of Laitumkhrah.
She added that the construction of the Laitumkhrah market, which has been a dream for most MLAs in the past, marks the beginning of new hope for the people of the constituency.
She urged all involved in the construction of the landmark building to work towards its speedy completion.