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No fund to complete Assembly building, Metbah seeks PM’s help

New Delhi, Sep 2: Meghalaya Assembly Speaker, Metbah Lyngdoh on Wednesday met Prime Minister, Narendra Modi along with Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma.

During the meeting Lyngdoh submitted a letter to the Prime Minister urging him to consider for extending financial assistance towards the completion of the construction of the new Assembly building at Mawdiangdiang.

“Though the work for the first phase has started from the year 2018, the structural part of construction of the building is progressing well. However, construction work is hampered due to lack of fund with the State Government,” the Meghalaya Assembly Speaker said in his letter to Modi.

According to Lyngdoh, a Detailed Project Report for the construction has been prepared at a total cost of Rs. 517 crores approximately, for two phases, the first phase for construction (Civil Works) including furnishing of the Main Assembly building and the second phase for residential quarters of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and all members with other facilities in the campus.

He informed the Prime Minister that the state will be celebrating the 50 years of statehood in the year 2022, wherein the expectation for early completion of the Assembly Building is one of the aspirations of all.

Assembly Speaker, Metbah Lyngdoh on Thursday met Prime Minister, Narendra Modi along with Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and sought funds for the completion of Assembly building.

Lyngdoh submitted a letter to the prime minister to extend financial assistance for the completion of the construction of the new Assembly building at Mawdiangdiang.

“Though the work for the first phase has no started from the year 2018, the structural part of construction of the building is progressing well. However, construction work is hampered due to lack of fund with the state government,” Metbah said in his letter to Modi.

According to Lyngdoh, a detailed project report for the construction has been prepared at a total cost of Rs 517 crore for two phases, the first phase for construction (civil works), including furnishing of the main assembly building and the second phase for residential quarters of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and all members with other facilities in the campus.

He informed the prime minister that Meghalaya will be celebrating 50 years of statehood in 2022 and the expectations of the people are for early completion of the Assembly building.

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