Shillong, Oct 26: The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone for construction of a new building for Capt Williamson A. Sangma Memorial Government College at Baghmara, South Garo Hills, on the occasion of Captain Sangma’s 30th Death Anniversary.
Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui, MLA of Baghmara Samuel Sangma, MLA of Siju Rongara Rakkam A. Sangma, and others were present at the ceremony.
The Chief Minister also paid floral tribute to Capt Williamson A. Sangma on his 30th Death Anniversary and unveiled the newly erected bust of the late leader who was the founder Chief Minister of the state.
The Government has sanctioned Rs 12 crores for the construction, Sangma informed.
He also lauded the Education Minister and said that when Lahkmen Rymbui presented the proposal for sanctioning of 12 crore each to Capt Sangma College and two other colleges, he said that the proposal was so clear that it did not take even 2 minutes to finalise and issue necessary directions.
Meghalaya Govt has taken decision to upscale three colleges, the other two are – Williamnagar Govt College and Sohra Govt College, Sohra with sanction of Rs. 12 cr each, he added.