A marketing complex at new market (B Line) consisting of 20 rooms was inaugurated by I. Nungsang Jamir, former member DMC, in-charge of planning and development, DMC on Monday in the presence of outgoing DMC chairperson Khekaho Assumi and other DMC members.
Former DMC chairperson Khekaho Assumi, during the inaugural function said that the marketing complex projects at three places such as Member Line, B-line and Murgi Line projects could not be completed on time due to price escalation of construction materials and other technical errors. The chairperson also assured the tenants that the two remaining project, Member Line and Murgi Line would be completed by March 2010.
It might be mentioned that the project began with the allotment fees collected from the tenants for three sites in new market area was initiated during the then DMC, Chairman Vikheho Awomi’s tenure.
The former chairperson, while giving due credit to the former DMC, Chairman Vikheho Awomi said despite difference and party affiliations the project was good for the people of Dimapur. He further added that the civic body faced pressure both from government and the tenants to complete the project and even an inquiry was conducted by the government on the project.
The tenants and allottees of the B Line has meanwhile thanked the civic body for completing the project though it was delayed at the same time requested the DMC to finish the remaining constructions by March or April.