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Mizoram hydel project set to secure VGF from Centre

A hydroelectric power generation project in Mizoram is set to secure viability gap funding (VGF) from the Centre. This would be the first such instance in the country. The funding for the power plant is likely to be approved at a meeting of the Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) on Thursday. Currently, Mizoram does not have any installed capacity in the hydropower segment. Three new hydropower plants, with a capacity of 1,526 Mw, have been planned in the state, along with the revival of the 60-Mw Turial hydro electric project. Until now, no hydroelectric power generation ...