The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India, has sanctioned seven new projects during the current year, up to June 30, 2014. The projects, worth a combined approved cost of Rs. 87.88 crore, have been sanctioned under the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources scheme. The details of the projects, including road construction, irrigation scheme and renewing electric installations, are as follows:
Meanwhile, the North Eastern Council has earmarked funds of Rs. 6,108 crore for the northeast region and Sikkim during the ongoing 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-2017). Priority will be given to interstate and border road connectivity projects.
The NEC has sanctioned a total of 226 new projects for the northeast — Arunachal Pradesh (36), Assam (21), Manipur (34), Meghalaya (28), Mizoram (20), Nagaland (38), Sikkim (14), Tripura (7) and Other Agencies (28).
Another 465 projects, carried over from previous five-year plans, are under construction at a total cost of Rs. 691 crore.
New Projects under NLCPR Scheme
|1||Construction of approach road from Chokpot in||Meghalaya||9.6.2014||17.64|
|South Garo Hills to Jetra – 0-17 km|
|2||Thengkhari Barhola Pathar Irrigation Scheme||Assam||27.6.2014||4.1|
|3||Remodelling of electrical installation works at||Sikkim||27.6.2014||15.95|
|Rhenock Bazar and adjoining areas in East Sikkim|
|4||Construction of road from 52.0 km point of NH-154||Assam||27.6.2014||16.16|
|– Katlicherra Grant in Hailakandi district to|
|Veterbond–Dullavcherra NEC road in Karimganj district|
|5||Construction of Nyodu Sibe Siru Road – 23 km – in
|6||Construction of road from Parsi-Parlo (Patuk ADC HQ)||Arunachal||27.6.2014||5|
|(phase-I; 5 km length complete up to blacktopping||Pradesh|
|level including culverts, bridges etc.|
|7||Construction of road from Pakoti to Kamsha village – 6.50 km||Arunachal||27.6.2014||9.5|