Pema Khandu meets NEEPCO to discuss upcoming hydroelectric projects
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Friday held a meeting with NEEPCO officials to discuss the status of two upcoming hydroelectric projects in the state.
The projects are 110 MW Pare Hydro Electric Project and 600 MW Kameng Hydro Electric Project. In the meeting, the chief minister sought to know the issues related to the status of these power projects and offered to render all possible help for their early commissioning, an official communique informed.
Officials of the Indian Army, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and top officials of the state government also attended the meeting, it said. The North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) officials assured the chief minister that the Kameng the project would become operational by March next year.
The officials also told the chief minister that the Pare Hydro Electric Project is almost ready.
Saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been enquiring about these two projects, Khandu urged the NEEPCO officials to complete the projects as per schedule, the communique added.
(With inputs from agencies.)