Gangtok, Dec 2
The construction work of a road between Khamdong-BadongManey Gumpa to Thangshing Busty under Khamdong-Singtam constituency in East Sikkim was started on 30 November. The demand for this road by the local people of the area was sanctioned by the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling during his recent 32-day long State tour. The construction works of the road was started with BhoomiPujan and foundation stone laid by the Area MLA and the Minister Somnath Poudyal on Friday. It was also attended by panchayats and officials of the concerned department.
It is informed that the work of this 3.3 KMs road has been taken up by PWD at the cost of Rs 1.40 crores and the first phase of the work would be completed by the said amount. People of Khamdong-Singtam have expressed their gratitude to the State government to ongoing series of developmental works in the constituency.