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Status Report on North East Infrastructure Development Tabled in Rajya Sabha

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The broad objective of the North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS) is to ensure focused development of North East Region by providing financial assistance for projects of (a) physical infrastructure relating to water supply, power, connectivity to enhance tourism and (b) social sector for creation of infrastructure in the areas of primary and secondary sectors of education and health.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

The detail of projects sanctioned under NESIDS in the North Eastern States is as under:-                  

S. NoStateNo.Cost (Rs. in crore)
1Arunachal Pradesh16312.71
2Assam8458.00
3Manipur8191.74
4Meghalaya6174.81
5Mizoram3181.97
6Nagaland9177.75
7Sikkim2103.31
8Tripura3164.83
Total551765.12

The sanctioning of the projects under NESIDS began in F.Y. 2018-19. Normally, the completion period of a project is 2-3 years from the date of sanction, however, it varies from project to project.

The details of funds released under the scheme, State-wise, are given below. Further releases would depend upon the pace of implementation of the projects.

(Rs. in crore)
S. No.StateFunds released
1.Arunachal Pradesh12.02
2.Assam73.11
3.Manipur55.68
4.Meghalaya24.22
5.Mizoram71.37
6.Nagaland0.90
7.Sikkim41.32
8.Tripura0.30
 Total278.92

 

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