It was mentioned that the roads will be widened right from Lad Jingthang Briew, Phudmuri till Stand Bus, Mawdatbaki, and also connecting the road from Stephan Memorial School, Mawroh with Kynton Massar and the road leading to NEHU.
It was mentioned that around Rs 2.60 crores is earmarked for this project which falls under the SPA Scheme 2010-2011 of the Planning Department, Government of India.

A committee under Plan panel member B K Chaturvedi appointed by the Group of Ministers on coal mining has recommended that the “go, no-go” concept is flawed and should be “abandoned” by the governm

The Supreme Court today lifted its earlier bar on French cement company Lafarge mining limestone in the East Khasi hills of Meghalaya, bordering Bangladesh.

The court said it was satisfied with the revised environment clearances given to Lafarge by the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), adding it has taken

New Delhi: The SC on Thursday lifted its 17-month-old stay on limestone mining in Meghalaya by Lafarge Umium, which can now resume supply of raw material to
French multinational Lafarge

Verdict to boost Indo-Bangla ties as Lafarge plant depends on these mines
The SC has permitted resumption of mining operations by French cement giant Lafarge in Meghalaya to supply limestone to its $255-million cement plant at Chhatak in Bangladesh.

This Supreme Court order dated July 6, 2011 permitted Lafarge of France to resume limestone mining in Meghalaya to feed its $255-million cement plant in Bangladesh. This order was delivered by a bench comprising of the Hon’ble Chief Justice SH Kapadia, Justice Aftab Alam and Justice KS Radhakrishnan. According to MoEf this is a landmark judgment which will set the stage for further reforms in environmental governance.

NEW DELHI, 6 JULY: The Supreme Court today allowed French cement giant Lafarge to mine limestone in the forests of the East Khasi hills in Meghalaya.

SHILLONG: Incessant rains that lashed Shillong since Tuesday night have flooded many areas in Shillong and its outskirts. Many people have been displaced as rain waters and waters of the Wahumkhrah river inundated their houses.

Forest conservation effort in Meghalaya can claim carbon benefits. India’s first pilot project to be recognized under the UN’s mechanism for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) could be in the East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya.

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Meghalaya Government on a report by the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) that illegal mining of limestone was going on in the East Khasi hill region in the State.

A special three-judge forest bench, headed by the Chief Justice S H Kapadia, has issued notice to the State Government and asked it to file the reply.