Apart from Khandu, the inaugural programme was also attended by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, WRD Minister Kamlung Mossang, Art and Culture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai, RD Minister Alo Libang, Parliamentary Secretaries PD Sona, Nyamar Karbak, Tesam Pongte, Zingnu Namchoom and Gabriel D Wangsu.
Later addressing the officers at the Secretariat conference hall, Khandu appreciated the executing agency PWD for completing the work in 14 months maintaining the quality of work.
Khandu assured support for completion of another two blocks of the Secretariat.
On probability that if the sanctioned fund of Rs 25 crore for the entire Secretariat building falls short, the CM assured to have it examined in the Cabinet for further addition of the funds.
For early functioning of Block A, Khandu thanked the Deputy CM for his assurance to provide the required furniture and other facilities for the office. He also requested the local MLA and Deputy Commissioner for putting all efforts for smooth functioning of the office in the new Secretariat building.
He thanked the government officers and the officials for contributing to the growth of revenue in the State from Rs 900 crore to Rs 1600 crore within two financial years. He urged for continued cooperation and assured to meet up their grievances.
Earlier the CM inaugurated the Kalikho Pul Memorial Badminton Club and the Treasury Office constructed by the PWD and RWD respectively.
He later laid the foundation stone for construction of an outdoor football stadium with seating capacity of 5000 to be constructed at a cost of Rs 36.10 crore.