Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today expressed concern over the implementation status of ongoing projects in Mizoram and urged officials for their completion in a time-bound manner.
Addressing media persons here, the Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation said there were four ongoing Central sector infrastructural projects worth over Rs 150 crore in the state.
"The total original cost of these four projects was Rs 1,632 crore and the anticipated completion cost is Rs 5,613 crore, implying a cost overrun of Rs 3,981 crore (243.84 per cent," he said.
Gowda said timely execution of these projects was critical for the development of the state, as they are sources of employment.
He emphasised the need for regular meetings of the Central Sector Project Coordination Committee (CSPCC to resolve the issues faced by the Central sector PSUs in the state.
"Senior officers from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation will attend such meetings," he added.
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