16 December 2017

PM Dedicates Tuirial Hydropower Project to the Nation

PM Dedicates Tuirial Hydropower Project to the Nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 60-megawatt Tuirial hydroelectric power project from Aizawl, Mizoram. Mizoram had become the third power- surplus state in the north-east after Sikkim and Tripura.

The hydropower project would produce "251 million units" of electrical energy every year. The Tuirial project, which was announced and cleared in 1998 by the then Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. It was the first major central project to be successfully commissioned in Mizoram. Prime Minister also inaugurated the Shillong - Nongstoin Rongjeng Tura road.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Mizoram CM- Lal Thanhawla, Governor- Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma.
Source- DD News

Post a Comment

Whatsapp Button works on Mobile Device only

Start typing and press Enter to search