Jowai, Dec 2: Community & Rural Development Minister Hamletson Dohling on Friday laid the foundation stone for the construction of Integrated Block Complex, a new office building of Amlarem C&RD, at Amlarem in the presence of Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui.
Speaking on the occasion, & RD Minister conveyed his appreciation for the efforts and dedicated service rendered by the officers and staff of the Amlarem Block and for proper implementation of the various state and central government schemes which have benefited the people of the area.
He stated that the Government has sanctioned Rs. 2.77 crore for the construction of the office which will commence soon. He further mentioned that the up-gradation of the office building will tremendously improve the working atmosphere facilitating a better service to the people especially of those in the outskirts.
He informed that under the Amlarem Community and Rural Development Block there are 71 Village organizations (VO) and 590 Self Help Groups (SHG). The SHGs have contributed and transformed the community of the area.