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North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project

Posted on: December 18, 2020 | Back | Print

The Cabinet has approved revised cost estimate of North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) at an estimated cost of INR 6,700 crore (approximately USD 900 million).  This is a major step towards economic development of North Eastern Region through strengthening of Intra - State Transmission and Distribution systems. The scheme is being implemented through POWERGRID, a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under Ministry of Power in association with six beneficiary North Eastern States namely, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura and is targeted to be commissioned by December 2021. The proposal helps economic development of North Eastern Region and to strengthen the Intra-State Transmission & Distribution Infrastructure in the North East Region.

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