Ministry of DoNER yet to sanction for Balat-Shella road

Shillong, March 21: The State government is awaiting sanction from the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) in respect of the project “Improvement and Upgradation” of Balat-Shella road to intermediate lane.

 Replying to a question raised by Mawsynram MLA, P.N. Syiem in Assembly today with regards to the status of the project, PWD (Roads) Minister, Martin M. Danggo said that the Detailed Project Report in respect of improvement and upgradation the Balat-Shella road into intermediate lane including construction of RCC bridges under NLCPR was sent to the Ministry of DoNER on March 26, 2015.

 Syiem also sought to know if the state government has followed up with the Ministry since the project has been retained during 2015-2016.

 The Minister informed that the matter was followed up with the Ministry in June 2015 and submitted replies on September 5, 2015 with regards to the observations made by the DoNER Ministry.

 The Minister also assured that the State government would again take up the project with the Ministry of DoNER after the budget session.

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