Places of worships likely to open in Meghalaya from October

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Published: September 8,2020 10:37 AM
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September 8, 2020: The Meghalaya government has decided to open the places of worship by the first week of October. However, the final decision to be taken considering the Covid-19 situation.

September 8, 2020: The Meghalaya government has decided to open the places of worship by the first week of October. However, the final decision to be taken considering the Covid-19 situation in the state.



Chief minister Conrad Sangma informed that a committee comprising of members from faith organizations headed by the Chief Secretary will be constituted to revisit SOPs to be put in place for the same.





Meanwhile, the Meghalaya cabinet on Monday approved the funding for the completion of the Ganol Small Hydro Project with a revised estimate of Rs. 507.71 Crore. The Cabinet also approved the State Development Loan amounting to Rs. 50 Crore and permission to MePGCL to avail loan of Rs. 173.11 Crore from financial institutions.



In another decision, the government has taken up the Shillong Ropeway project. The preliminary costing of the Ropeway is estimated at Rs. 84 Crore and is targeted to complete it within 18 months post the issue of work order. For Umiam Ropeway, formalities with land owners will be closed by September.