Dec 18, 2022: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and inaugurated multiple projects worth over Rs. 2450 crores in Shillong, Meghalaya today.
Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister attended the meeting of the Northeastern Council at the State Convention Centre in Shillong and participated in its golden jubilee celebrations.
The multiple projects include the inauguration of 320 completed and 890 under construction 4G mobile towers, the new campus of IIM Shillong, at Umsawli, the Shillong – Diengpasoh Road which will provide better connectivity to new Shillong satellite township and four other roads projects across the three states viz. Meghalaya, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
On the event, the Prime Minister also inaugurated Spawn Laboratory at Mushroom Development Center and Integrated Beekeeping Development Centre in Meghalaya and 21 Hindi libraries in Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Assam.
The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of six road projects across the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.
The foundation stone of the Integrated Hospitality and Convention Centre at Tura and Shillong Technology Park Phase-II was also laid during the event.
Addressing the meeting, the Prime Minister stated that Meghalaya is a prosperous state in terms of nature and culture, and that this prosperity is reflected in the people’s warmth and welcoming nature.
He congratulated the citizens of Meghalaya for the numerous upcoming and newly inaugurated projects ranging from connectivity, education, skill, and employment for the state’s further development.
Concluding his speech, the Prime Minister wished for the region’s development to continue at its current pace and credited the blessing of the people as the source of all energy invested in the development of the Northeast. He expressed his best wishes for the upcoming Christmas.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
Note: Image collected from Google.