SHILLONG, Dec 22: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma is batting for industrial growth in Meghalaya so as to address the state’s employment problem.
Having visited the industrial area in Byrnihat, Ri Bhoi District on Saturday, Conrad said, “We will be coming up with lots of ideas to see on how we can have more industrial growth not just in this area but in the state as a whole.”
Conrad said the objective is to create more and more jobs for the local people of the state.
Conrad who was accompanied by the industrial minister Sniawbhalang Dhar and officials of the department visited four units which include the Kingfisher bottling unit.
Stating that the purpose was to kind of infrastructure that they have and to see the kind of employment that is being provided to the people, he said it was also to see the impact such industries have on the environment and whether technologies and other aspects have been put into place or not.
He however informed he is happy to see that some good units have been set up in this industrial area and entrepreneurs and proprietors who have started this have taken a lot of initiatives and things are moving in a very positive direction.