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

Approved Cost
(Rs.  crore)
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
West Siang
Arunachal 27.6.2014 19.49
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
Total 87.84

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