SHILLONG, Oct 25 � Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister, Rowell Lyngdoh today inaugurated tourist hubs at Dympep and Arwah Lum Shynna localities in Sohra (Cherrapunjee) in East Khasi Hills District.
Built at a cost of Rs 2 crore, the tourist hubs would have amenities for visitors to world�s wettest place known as Sohra (Cherrapunjee). The Dympep tourist hub will help the tourists for short time relaxation during their journey. The Arwah Lumshynna tourist hub will enable the tourists to have a glimpse of the scenic beauty, cascading water falls, ancient rocks similar to the grand Canyons, precipices, caves and recreation parks for Children.
The hubs have been created as part of the Cherrapunjee Ecological Project Restoration of Degradation Lands under Sohra (Cherrapunjee) Plateau to generate economic activities for the local populace. Inaugurating the Arwah Lum Shynna tourist hub located at Pdeng Shnong, about 45 km from here, Lyngdoh exhorted the gathering to take up tourism as an alternative source of employment and improvement of the economy of the community. � PTI