As part of a two-day visit to border areas, Governor Phagu Chauhan concluded his tour of South West Khasi Hills and visited Mawphlang in East Khasi Hills on his way back.
The visit is a pivotal aspect of the Governor’s outreach initiatives, aimed at fostering stronger connections with local communities and gaining invaluable insights into their challenges and ongoing development endeavors in bordering areas.
As part of his outreach, Chauhan spent the night yesterday and made a special visit to the 100-bed hospital in Mawkyrwat, where he personally inspected the facilities. He also visited Maharam Higher Secondary School and interacted with the school children as well as teachers. In addition to inspecting the temporary facilities of JNV Mawkyrwat, the Governor also reviewed the various ongoing construction works under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Mawpon, Mawkyrwat and planted tree saplings at the site. During these interactions, he actively engaged with the headmen of local villages, enquiring about their hardships and assured them necessary help.
Chauhan also conducted a series of productive meetings with officials and local representatives including the Syiem of Maharam, Niandro Syiemiong, Syiem of Langrim, Nongtei Syiemiong, and Syiem of Mawiong, Nobestar Syiem. The Governor was also apprised by the Border Security Force on issues related to border security.
While returning from Mawkyrwat, he took the opportunity to explore the renowned Sacred Groves in Mawphlang, where he was felicitated by the chief of Hima Mawphlang , Craig Alan Lyngdoh.
The Governor also visited the Greater Shillong Water Supply and Dam, where he was apprised about the storage capacity and supply of water in the Greater Shillong area. Chauhan also commended the performance of Public Health Department in the execution of the central Jal Jeevan Mission and expressed his happiness and conveyed his best wishes for providing water supply to most households.
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