Khandu inspected the New State Assembly Building site


Chief Minister Pema Khandu today inspected the new State Assembly building, accompanied by Speaker Tenzing Norbu Thongdok, UD Parliamentary Secretary Techi Kaso, Chief Secretary Shakuntala Gamlin and others.

All the constructions works for the Assembly were reviewed and essential instructions given during the inspection. The Chief Minister inspected the Assembly hall with seating capacity of 90 with construction works almost complete with few finishing works and electrification remaining.

The progress in the work inside and outside the state assembly building were also inspected and instructions given to speed up work for boundary wall to thwart security risks.

The officials briefed the CM that 600 labours have been engaged to finish the work in time bound and expressed confidence that the coming budget session to be held in March could be conducted in the new assembly hall. It was decided that a final decision in this regard would be taken after the final round of inspection to be made on February 28 next.

The Chief Minister also inspected the sitting room of legislators, Speaker’s chamber, office of assembly staffs etc.