Mukroh very much in Meghalaya: CM
Shillong, March 20: Contradicting Assam chief minister’s claim, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said that Mukroh is very much in Meghalaya.
Earlier, the Assam chief minister had maintained that Mukroh is in Assam.
“We have been very clear from day one that Mukroh is not a disputed area at all. Mukroh is very much within the jurisdiction of Meghalaya and this is a stand that we have been very clear from day one”, Conrad told reporters in response to a question.
Rs 300 fund
Conrad said the state got additional funds of Rs 300 crore as a bonus for fully utilizing the capital investment fund.
“The state has utilised the fund in a very efficient manner in different projects and different schemes. Hence, we had urged the government of India to give additional funds as bonus to us because we have completed and utilized the capital investment fund. So Meghalaya is one of the few states which have got additional funds. After I urged the government of India we have received an additional 50% of the total amount sanctioned to us. We got Rs 600 crore in the beginning plus minus and we are one of the few states that have finished for 2022-23 and another Rs 300 crore has been sanctioned to us,” he added.