Loan Agreement Signed Between India & Germany for Pare Hydroelectric Plant Project

A loan agreement has been signed between India and Germany for providing additional funding of EUR 20 million for the Pare Hydroelectric Plant project under Indo-German Bilateral Development Cooperation.

The objective of the project is the generation of hydroelectric power for the socio-economic development of the North Eastern region. The government of Germany signed a loan agreement with North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) for providing EUR 80 million with the government of India’s guarantee for the Pare Hydroelectric Plant project.
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  • Germany Capital- Berlin, Currency- Euro, Chancellor- Angela Merkel.
Source- The Indian Express