Meghalaya Education Minister apprised of pending work of residential school in Ri-Bhoi



Members of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Youth Wing along with the Dorbar Raid Mawtari Myrdon Sirdarship on Friday met Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui and handed in a memorandum to apprise him of the pending construction work concerning the residential school at Mawtari village.

The delegation of the UDP Youth Wing and Dorbar Raid Mawtari Myrdon was led by Donkupar Sumer, UDP Adviser, UDP Youth Wing President Sumarlang Swer, Sordar of Mawtari Myrdon BB Nongphlang among others.

The pending construction of the residential school at Mawtari village came to light after the UDP Youth wing and the Dorbar Raid inspected the site.

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“The meeting with the Minister has been a fruitful one. The issue on the pending completion of the residential school at Mawtari and the other parts of the state was raised. The Minister has assured to take steps toward the issue,” Sumer told reporters.

“They launched the project in 2012-13 during the MUA-II government led by the then Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma, in which the state had sanctioned around 19 residential schools amounting to Rs 2-3 crore each,” he said.

“One was sanctioned at Mawtari village, and the construction work was done up to 80 per cent but was left unattended till date,” he added.

(Edited by Andre Kongri)