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Posts published in “Day: May 7, 2019”

Research centre to be ‘affected’ by Shillong-Dawki highway project

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, May 6: The proposed construction of the four lane highway from Umshyrpi to Umtyngngar including construction of a double lane road from Umtyngngar to Dawki has encountered another hurdle. The Indian Institute of Geomagnetism which has a Magnetic Observatory at Shillong Geophysical Research Centre (SGRC) at Lai Mer, Upper Shillong has lodged its ‘strong objection’ to the highway project passing through the SGRC campus. P Kamala, Registrar of Indian Institute of Geomagnetism in a letter to the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills recently has stated that the four-lane highway which will pass through the back site…