North East Road Infra Projects
Accelerating the implementation of as many as seven major central road projects, the State Government wants to start the road projects, including Ranikor to Maheshkhola (56 km), Maheshkhola to Baghmara (73 km), Tura-Dalu road (48 km), Shillong-Dawki road that includes construction of Dawki bridge (71.5 km), Shillong Western bypass through Umiam lake (42 km), Nongstoin to Rambrai-Kyrshai road (70 km), Mawshynrut-Athiabari (38 km) and Garobadha-Zigzag-Mahendraganj (52 km), this year, chief secretary K.S Kropha said. He added that for the Shillong-Western bypass, alignment has been completed and the DPR will be finalized soon. The chief secretary, who is monitoring the schemes, said these major road projects will help boost better connectivity which will in turn change the face of the State. The State will create the required infrastructure for the prestigious upcoming national game event as after Manipur and Assam, Meghalaya will be the third state from the North East to host the games.