Community toilet Inaugurated at Umiam marketNew

The community toilet at Umiam market area was constructed by M/s Sulabh International Social Service Organization under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity of Antrix Corporation, Bangalore with the support from Construction and Maintenance Division (CMD), NESAC. The land for this project was given by Meghalaya Energy Corporation limited (MeECL)on lease basis for 30 years. This toilet complex is located close to Umiam market and Orchid Hotel Junction. This toilet facility will be operational on ‘pay and use’ basis. This facility is expected to fulfil a much needed requirement of the local residents, shop keepers, tourists, and students of the Umiam locality. NESAC has initiated this project as part of Swacch Bharat Mission and also to serve the local people residing near and around NESAC campus. The construction work was started on 31.01.2019 and completed in August 2019 at a cost of Rs 15.00 lakhs. This facility was opened for public on 05.09.2019 by Shri George B. Lyngdoh, Hon’ble MLA, Umroi constituency in presence of Shri P. L. N. Raju, Director NESAC, Shri D. Warjri, Additional Secretary, MeECL, officials from M/s Sulabh International Social Service Organization and representatives from the office of Deputy Commissioner, Ri-Bhoi District. On this occasion, tree planting was also carried out by the dignitaries. Hon'ble MLA, Director NESAC and other dignitaries addressed the gathering and sought the support of the local people in maintaining the cleanliness of the Umiam market area. Large number of NESAC officials and public participated in the programme.