Guwahati, Sept 23: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma today reviewed the progress of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) projects in the state.
Conrad said that there are around 42 on-going minor irrigation projects covering an area of 16336.85 hectares that will benefit about 12036 households in the state.
‘Reviewed the progress of #PMKSY projects. Under #HarKhetKoPani, there are 42 ongoing minor irrigation projects covering an area of 16336.85 Hectare & benefiting about 12036 Households. Have directed the Dept to close the ongoing projects at the earliest,’ Sangma tweeted.
Earlier today, the Chief Minister also reviewed various projects under Asian Development Bank which includes retrofitting of 117 old school buildings, setting up of ICT, smart classrooms, teachers' training. Around 90% physical progress is achieved and the project will be closed by Sept 2020, Conrad said.
‘ For PIU 2 of the Asian Development Bank Project in #Meghalaya concerning Skills Development, including placement linked skills development and self-employment, over 13979 trainees have been trained in the State to date,’ Sangma tweeted.
Conrad also reviewed the project under Asian Development Bank concerning the up-gradation of ITIs. Around 95% of the project is completed and the training of instructors in new trades and the procurement of new equipment are also completed, Sangma said. The project will be closed by September 2020, the chief Minister further added.
‘For PIU 4 of the the Asian Development Bank Project in #Meghalaya, which includes the construction of 9 ITIs and 2 College of Teacher Education in Malki and Rongkhon, 99% coverage has been completed under the PIU and the project will be completed by December 2020,’ Sangma further tweeted.