SHILLONG, SEP 14: Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Thursday distributed Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) work orders to beneficiaries of Mawlyndep Village, Umsning C&RD Block, Ri-Bhoi District, Meghalaya under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY-II).
Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, said that development should reach every corner of the state. “Unless development does not touch the lives of the people of the state in all regions development is incomplete,” he said. He further said that the government has tried to be as broad as possible and have come with micro and macro programs at different levels to bring inclusive development to the people of the state.
“The PMAY program of today is another step forward in achieving inclusive development and it is the aim of the government to achieve saturation in certain social sectors in the next few years,” he added. The Chief Minister further elaborated the target of the government in five main sectors like Housing for all, Power connectivity for all, connectivity and accessibility to all villages, water connection for all and mobile connectivity.
He also informed that about 1,30,000 houses amounting to approximately 1700 crores will be sanctioned and constructed this financial year to ensure that maximum number of people are benefitted. He also urged the beneficiaries to use the money sanctioned for which it is sanctioned. “The Rangbah Shnongs, the BDOs, the Project Directors need to sensitive the public and the beneficiaries to use the money for what the purpose it is sanctioned,” he said.
He also highlighted some of the projects in the pipeline for Mawlyndep and adjoining areas.
In total 97 beneficiaries from Mawlyndep village received work orders.
Also present were, Dr W Kharlukhi, MP, Rajya Sabha, MLA Umsning, C Lyngdoh, MDC, Umsning, Macdalyne Sawkmie and senior officials from the district administration.