SHILLONG, Oct 22: Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed several issues pertaining to the development of the state.
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 was also discussed.
The Chief Minister also gave a proposal for other important infrastructure for the National Games.
The Prime Minister has assured the Chief Minister to look into the projects for its early completion in time for the National Games.
Financial package was also sought for completing major infrastructural projects which include the completion of the construction of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.
This is from a special corpus for the states from the PMO.
The Chief Minister also gave a proposal amounting to about a Rs 1000 crores.
The Prime Minister gave a positive reply that he will look into it also.
Conrad also invited the Prime Minister for the Water Conference and the launch of the Piggery Mission and inauguration of NIFT Shillong.
The Chief Minister also apprised the Prime Minister that a delegation led by him will be visiting Bangladesh in November this year with a view to establish better economic ties with the neighbouring country and 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.