CCEA approves Rs 67 billion north east power system strengthening scheme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a Rs 67 billion scheme for power system improvement in the northeast region. …

The scheme is being implemented through Power Grid Corporation of India Limited in association with six beneficiary states namely, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura and is targeted to be commissioned by December 2021. After commissioning, the project will be owned and maintained by the respective north eastern state utilities. The move aims at economic development of the region through strengthening of intrastate transmission and distribution systems.

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