Shillong, Dec 4: A Veterinary Dispensary at Dongki-ingding, Mairang has been inaugurated and dedicated to the people of the area today.
Assembly Speaker and local MLA of Mairang, Metbah Lyngdoh inaugurated the veterinary dispensary at Dongki-ingding of West Khasi Hills.
Water Resource Minister and MLA of Mawthadraishan, H. Brolding Nongsiej was also present on the occasion.
Constructed by the Animal Husbandry Department, the dispensary will cater to healthcare needs of the livestock of the Dongki-ingding area.
Speaking on the occasion, the assembly speaker said that development can come only when the people are united and have the attitude of understanding one another.
The Speaker exhorted upon the functionaries to come to the expectations of the people by providing them adequate medicare for their livestock and added that animal should be kept healthy.
He also urged the general public and staffs of Veterinary Department to look after the dispensary for its long run and benefits for the general public.
Prominent among others present were Director Animal Husbandry, Dr. G.M.R K Marak, Joint Director, Dr. Sahkhar, SDO Civil A. Nongbri and headmen of the area.