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12 projects on in NE States for upgrading NHs

By Spl Correspondent

NEW DELHI, Dec 30 - At least 12 projects for upgrading the National Highways in seven States of the northeastern region, having total length of 432.2 km with an estimated cost of Rs 2144.56 crore, are under progress with the assistance of Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Official sources said that the during the year, the Ministry of DoNER had supported 21 externally-aided projects in Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura in various sectors with a total project cost of Rs 20,000 crore from various multilateral development banks.

The scheme of Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources NLCPR (Central) has been transferred to the North Eastern Council (NEC) for implementation of the projects in last April. During the period 2019-20, an amount of Rs 217.41 crore has been released under the said scheme for protection of Majuli Island, Agartala-Akhaura rail line project, among others.

During 2019-20, altogether 78 projects and non-projects with an approved cost of Rs 964.25 crore have been completed, said sources.

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12 projects on in NE States for upgrading NHs

NEW DELHI, Dec 30 - At least 12 projects for upgrading the National Highways in seven States of the northeastern region, having total length of 432.2 km with an estimated cost of Rs 2144.56 crore, are under progress with the assistance of Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Official sources said that the during the year, the Ministry of DoNER had supported 21 externally-aided projects in Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura in various sectors with a total project cost of Rs 20,000 crore from various multilateral development banks.

The scheme of Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources NLCPR (Central) has been transferred to the North Eastern Council (NEC) for implementation of the projects in last April. During the period 2019-20, an amount of Rs 217.41 crore has been released under the said scheme for protection of Majuli Island, Agartala-Akhaura rail line project, among others.

During 2019-20, altogether 78 projects and non-projects with an approved cost of Rs 964.25 crore have been completed, said sources.