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Arunachal CM take stock of power project

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

: Chief Minister has directed the authorities of North Eastern Electrical Power Corporation (NEEPCO) to avoid delay in completion of the 110 MW Pare Hydro Project, an official statement has said.

He asked them to abide by schedule for the trial run of the turbines and the commissioning of the project.

Khandu, along with Deputy Chowna Mein, T N Thongdok, TamiyoTaga and a host of other legislators, visited the at Jampa-Sopo area yesterday to take stock of the much-awaited hydro project.

Nabam Rebia, who is also the local legislator, showed the dignitaries around along with other officials of NEEPCO, the statement said.

The work on the project started in 2010 and was originally scheduled to be completed by August 2012. The date was later revised to 2017 as heavy machineries could not reach the owing to the construction of the

The NEEPCO officials have assured the that the project would be ready for commissioning by March 31 but it would take them few more months to generate optimum power.

The CM expressed satisfaction over the progress of the project and assured full cooperation of his government, the statement said.

"This is a big and important project for the state. Not just the local people, it would benefit the entire state. It is a matter of immense satisfaction that at least one of the several hydro projects in the state is getting commissioned within a month," it said quoting the CM.

Later in the day, Khandu laid the foundation of a bridge over The bridge will connect Sopo with Lekhi village in the area, the statement added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 12:55 IST
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