Jowai, October 14: Meghalaya PWD (Building) minister Coming One Ymbon has urged on engineers to prepare a roadmap to achieve more objectives on quality improvement, technical up-skilling and smooth functioning in the fields of construction, repair and concrete.
The PWD (building) minister said this while addressing a gathering of the Meghalaya Engineering Services Association (MESA) during their XV general meeting held at Thadlaskeiñ, West Jaiñtia Hills on Saturday.
The meet is being conducted under the leadership M Nongpluh (EE PWD – Roads) of as president of the association and supported by engineers from different departments including PWD (Roads), PWD (Building), PHE, Tourism, Urban and others.
According to the Minister, engineers are the architect for development, and in developing nations like India, their service play a vital role.
Appealing to engineers to work in a dedicated manner, Ymbon said: “Politicians are temporary but you are permanent in the system. Just keep that in mind and go forward.”
There was also an interaction between Ymbon and the engineers on various issues.
Others who attended the general meeting of the MESA as includes MLA of Jowai, Wailad Shylla as guest of honour, P.R Marwein, secretary to government of Meghalaya, Public Work Department and C Debnath, chairman of INDEF.