Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and PM Modi were joined by Sangma's daughter Samara

New Delhi, October 22, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed several issues pertaining to the development of the State, including the games infrastructure ahead of the National Games to be hosted by the state.

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Development of games infrastructure for the upcoming National Games to be hosted by the State, including the project under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, that is pending in the Cabinet. The Chief Minister also gave a proposal for other important infrastructure for the National Games.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister has assured the CM that the Centre will look into the projects for its early completion in time for the National Games.

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Financial package for completing major infrastructural projects, which includes the completion of the construction of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, have also been assured by the Central Government. This is from a special corpus for the States from the PMO. The Chief Minister also gave a proposal amounting to about a thousand crores. The Prime Minister assured that he will look into it also.

The Meghalaya Chief Minister also invited the Prime Minister for the Water Conference and the launch of the Piggery Mission and inauguration of NIFT Shillong.

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The PM was alerted that a delegation led by the CM will be visiting Bangladesh in November this year with a view to establish better economic ties with the neighbouring country. The Chief Minister also means to work on a plan to increase the exports of Meghalaya and work towards making sure that the economy of Meghalaya is doubled in the coming years.

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