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Projects

 

Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

NLCPR-Central

Proposals of Ministry of DoNER

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(15-16)

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(16-17)

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(17-18)

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(18-19)

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Total approved cost (in crore)

1. Tuirial Hydro Electric Power, Mizoram

 

 

 

 

 

300

Development of Non-Conventional Energy Source to meet out the demand of power in Mizoram State at low tariff rates: Tuirial Hydro Electric Power (60MW) in Mizoram being implemented by North Eastern Electricity Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO).  The CCEA approved the revival plan of the project at a cost of Rs. 913.63 crore on 30.12.2010 with Rs. 300 crore to be contributed as grant by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region. The approved investment phasing indicates annual contribution of Rs. 100 crore by DoNER from 2010-11 to 2012-13. Out of the sanctioned amount, funds to the tune of Rs.300 crore were to be borne by Ministry of DoNER and the same has already been transferred by Ministry of DoNER to Ministry of Power, Government of India. The project is in the final stage of commissioning.

         

2. Agartala-Akhaura Rail Link, Tripura

 

 

120

260

200

580

 

This is a cross-border rail connectivity project to connect the existing station of Agartala to Akhaura station of Bangladesh Railways to provide an alternative transit route for goods bound for NE states of India. This alternate route will result into reduction in distance to Kolkata by 1000 km. The Rail Link will be a game changer for trade, business and travel in North Eastern Region. The project envisages construction of a 15.064 kms rail link between Akhaura (Bangladesh) and Agartala (Tripura) of which 5.05 kms is in India and 10.014 kms is in Bangladesh. The total cost of the project now is Rs.967.85 crore [Indian portion: Rs.580 crore + Bangladesh portion: Rs.387.85 crore].The cost of Indian portion of the project i.e. Rs.580 crore is being borne by Ministry of DoNER. The year wise breakup of the funds required for the project is as under:

 

 

2016-17         -           Rs. 120 crore

2017-18         -           Rs. 260 crore

2018-19         -           Rs. 200 crore

 

 

So far, out of Rs.580 crore, Rs.217.63 crore has already been transferred by Ministry of DoNER to Ministry of Railways is as under:

 

Rs. 120 crore              in         (F.Y.)   2016-17

Rs. 40 crore                in         (F.Y.)   2016-17

Rs. 53.67 crore           in         (F.Y.)   2017-18

 

The Bangladesh portion of the rail link is being funded by MEA as grant assistance.

3. Conversion of Meter Gauge (MG) to Broad Gauge (BG) from Panchgram Station to inside Cachar Paper Mills (CPM) premises HPCL

 

19.227

 

 

 

19.227

Conversion of Meter Gauge (MG) to Broad Gauge (BG) from Panchgram Station to inside Cachar Paper Mills (CPM) premises HPCL at an estimated cost of Rs.19.227 crore. Rs. 15.0039 crore has been transferred as first instalment of the project and remaining amount of Rs. 4.22 crore yet to be released.

Ministry of Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry has confirmed that the conversion of MG to BG at Cacher Paper mill has been completed.

 

4. Protection of Majuli Island from Flood and Erosion of River Brahmaputra

 

 

30

90

77

207

Majuli, the world’s largest river island located in Brahmaputra River in Assam, is the nerve centre of Vaishnavite Cultural Heritage Centre in Assam. Thousands of tourists and devotees visit Majuli due to its unique natural beauty and cultural mooring. The area of the island was 709 sq-km during 1949, which at present has reduced to 524 sq-km as per census 2011 due to flood and erosion. This project will help in retarding the shrinking of Island and result into increase in tourism & preserving the Vaishnative Culture Heritage. Ministry of DoNER has sanctioned Rs.207 crore in December 2016 for protection of Majuli island from erosion. First instalment of Rs.30 crore has already transferred to Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the month of March, 2017.

5.   Upgradation of the Sports venue of South Asian Games

 

 

 

 

 

4.87

Upgradation of the Sports venue of South Asian Games to be held at Guwahati and Shillong for an amount of Rs.4.87crore. Entire amount has been transferred to Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. The project has been completed.

            During 2017-18 the following project have been approved in-principal under this scheme is as under:

(i)  Project Proposal for creation of Infrastructure of establishment of (a) One New colleges in Agricultural and allied Sciences in NEH Region. (b) Six Multi-Technology Testing Centres and Vocational training received from Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Department of Agriculture Research & Education and Indian Council of Agricultural Research for funding under NLCPR-Central Scheme. The Central Monitoring Committee has accorded its ‘in-principal’ approval to fund Rs. 82.23 crore.

 

(ii)  Project Proposal of Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong received from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education for funding under NLCPR-Central Scheme.

Problems to be addressed through the project and development objectives to be achieved is Development of North East in area of Tourism, B.P.O. Logistics, 3-H Mission (Handloom, Handicraft and Horticulture).  The Central Monitoring Committee has accorded its in-principal approval for funding Rs. 15.00 crore to Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education in respect of the project "Dr. A.P.J. Abdul kalam Centre for Policy Research and Analysis" at RGIIM,Shilling,EastKhasiHill.

 

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