Bangladesh has evinced interest for investment in power projects of Meghalaya to boost bilateral ties. Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FBCCI) Chairman Abdul Matlub Ahmad said the neighbouring countryÂ´s offer is in the form of a joint venture with Meghalaya government in developing cascading hydel power projects.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on April 12 stated that the first railway station in the state at Mendipathar in the North Garo Hills would be inaugurated soon. Stating that there was a lot of support for the first railway station from local people, NGOs and social organisations in the Garo Hills, Sangma told the Assembly.
The Meghalaya government is contemplating a hi-tech, environment-friendly approach to counter power deficiency in the state besides contributing to the environment through its Meghalaya Renewable Energy Policy, which is on the offing, the State Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said. He also holds the power portfolio.