Stone laid for Rural Haat at Mannarghat

Port Blair
21 Apr 2017

The Secretary (RD, PRIs & ULBs), A & N Admin. / Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Mr Udit Prakash Rai laid the foundation stone for construction work of Rural Haat under jurisdiction of Gram Panchayat Mannarghat on Friday. He unveiled the plaque to mark the foundation stone lying in the presence of Mr Hemant B. Songadkar, General Manager, NABARD, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Office and Mr Shri O. Bashir, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Mannarghat. An amount of Rs 10 lakh has been funded by NABARD out of total upcoming project cost of Rs. 12,54,994/-.
In his address, Mr Rai said that once completed the project will provide a good platform for local farmers and daily vendors for consumption their product on local market. Earlier on the behalf of administration, compensation of Rs. 1.5 Lakhs was disbursed by the Deputy Commissioner to the family members of deceased Marynaush, R/o Sholbay, who lose his life by felled a tree to him. Mr Songadkar said that it is the first time that NABARD has provided financial assistant to a Gram Panchayat project. The Pradhan, Mr O. Bashir expressed gratitude to the District Administration.