Meghalaya launches ‘Travellers Nest’ near the sacred forests of the Khasis


Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Ok Sangma on Thursday burdened the significance of group engagement in driving the state’s financial mannequin.

Meghalaya launches 'Travellers Nest' close to the sacred forests of the Khasis (Unsplash)
Meghalaya launches ‘Travellers Nest’ near the sacred forests of the Khasis (Unsplash)

He stated this whereas inaugurating the “The Travellers Nest” at Kyiem village in Mawphlang in East Khasi Hills near the famed sacred forests of the Khasis.

“Our energy lies in group involvement, which we’re leveraging for our financial mannequin,” he stated.

Highlighting the collective duty of varied stakeholders, together with the federal government, group, and public at giant, he stated, “Meghalaya’s progress can’t be achieved in isolation. Each stakeholder has a job to play, and figuring out these roles whereas preserving the final word objective in thoughts is essential”.

He stated the federal government is working to advertise the strengths of Meghalaya as a shining instance of sustainable financial progress pushed by group strengths.

“We’re constructing an financial system and livelihood based mostly on our state’s strengths. This mannequin is one we want to showcase to the world.”, the CM stated.

The chief minister expressed his optimism concerning the function of initiatives like “The Travellers Nest”.

The Travellers Nest, a prefab construction, has 5 cottages and a restaurant to cater to the necessity of tourists and is positioned 28km south of the state capital.

“Tourism is a key sector for us. Our objective is to create shut to at least one lakh job alternatives within the sector via numerous interventions by stakeholders,” he added.

Sangma stated beneath the Chief Minister’s Elevate programme, the federal government is providing substantial subsidies starting from 30 per cent to 75 per cent for initiatives initiated by completely different entrepreneurs, self-help teams, and different entities.

“The objective of the programme is to invigorate the financial system via various initiatives, from cinema halls to well being golf equipment and tourism initiatives”, he added.

He additionally knowledgeable the gathering of the importance of improved highway infrastructure within the state. He stated that the continued enchancment and building of the highway from Mawphlang to Weiloi is an affidavit of the federal government’s dedication to prioritising highway connectivity.

He expressed confidence that Meghalaya’s relentless efforts would lead to a affluent and sustainable future.

“We’re on a path to achievement, and our progress is underpinned by group participation and collaboration. Collectively, we’re shaping a brighter tomorrow for Meghalaya,” he exhorted.

In the course of the programme, the CM additionally flagged off eight Toyota vacationer automobiles launched beneath the Prime Tourism Autos scheme.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.


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