Govt committed towards development of Northeast: PM Modi
Minister Narendra Modi has said his government is committed to the development
of the North-East, adding that central schemes initiated for the benefit of the
region have gained momentum. Mr Modi was speaking after dedicating to the
nation, the 60-Megawatt Tuirial Hydropower Project in Aizawl, the capital of
Mizoram today. |
With this, Mizoram has become the third state in North East Region to have
surplus power energy after Sikkim and Tripura. Mr Modi said the commissioning
of the project is a significant milestone in the history of Mizoram. He said it
is the first major central project to be commissioned in Mizoram.
The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura Road,
which will improve connectivity and further economic growth. Mr Modi is now
addressing a public meeting in Shillong.