Uranium in Meghalaya needed for power generation: Adviser to PM

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Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 04:
Adviser to the Indian Prime Minister, TKA Nair on his visit to the state Wednesday met the Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma and top senior officials of the state.
Various developmental issues like rail connectivity, road connectivity, telecom connectivity, air connectivity were discussed thoroughly during the high level meeting which was also attended by the Chief Secretary W M S Pariat and the DGP N Ramachandran.
“We have discussed in detailed regarding the various developmental issues of the state”, Nair told reporters here after the meeting with the Chief Minister at his office chamber.
He said, “The Chief Minister also briefed on the state’s flagship programe launched by the government to tackle unemployment and create atmosphere for investment”.
On the issue of uranium, the adviser to the PM said, “Uranium available in Meghalaya is very important resources needed for generation of power”.
“Uranium is a very precious resource and utilizing that for power generation is one of the ideas,” Nair said while failing to divulge on the status of the uranium project in the state.
Further, Nair informed that the Chief Minister had sought for an early settlement of dragging issues which hampered in making the Shillong Airport fully functional.
Nair will also attend the convocation of the IIM-Shillong on Thursday morning.


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