JICA To Provide Rs 315 Crore For Umiam-umtru Power Station Upgrade


JICA To Provide Rs 315 Crore For Umiam-umtru Power Station Upgrade

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Rs 315 crore for the project for renovation and modernisation of the Umiam-Umtru Stage III hydroelectric power station in Meghalaya.

The objective of the project is to reduce power shortage in Meghalaya by renovating, modernising, and upgrading the Umiam-Umtru Stage III Hydroelectric Power Station, situated by the Umtru river, informs a statement by JICA.

The project, which is in line with ‘24X7 Power for All Meghalaya’, a joint initiative of the Centre and the Meghalaya government, will contribute towards industrial development in the state besides improving living standards through optimum utilisation of water resources. Read more

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