To cater to the healthcare needs of the livestock, the Animal Husbandry Department constructed a veterinary dispensary at Dongki-ingding, Mairang, in West Khasi Hills district.
The veterinary dispensary on Friday was inaugurated by Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh in presence of Water Resource Minister and MLA of Mawthadraishan, H. Brolding Nongsiej.
Speaking on the occasion, the assembly speaker said that development can come only when the people are united and have the attitude of understanding one another.
The Speaker exhorted the functionaries to come to the expectations of the people by providing them adequate medicare for their livestock and added that animals should be kept healthy.
He also urged the general public and staff of the Veterinary Department to look after the dispensary for its long run and benefits for the general public.
Prominent among others present were Director Animal Husbandry, Dr. G.M.R K Marak, Joint Director, Dr. Sahkhar, SDO Civil A. Nongbri, and headmen of the area.