Hailing Mizoram as “special”, President Ram Nath Kovind today said it is the focus of the Centre’s Act East Policy that aims at providing access to new markets for the state.
Over two decades after it was conceptualised, the first unit of a 60 MW power plant in Mizorambegan generating electricity this week — making it the third power-surplus state in northeastern India after Sikkim and Tripura.
State to derive an Overall Net Benefit of approximately Rs. 198 crores through UDAY
The government today approved Rs 6,721-crore projects in Meghalaya and Mizoram for development of 403 kms of National Highways. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for development of 403 kms of National Highways in Meghalaya and Mizoram,” a statement from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said after the CCEA meeting.
Two decades after it got Union cabinet approval, a 60 MW project in Mizoram will see the light of day in June making the hilly state the third power-surplus state in northeast India after Sikkim and Tripura.