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Prime Minister inaugurates Hydropower project in Mizoram

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Hydropower project in MizoramPrime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the hydroelectric power project in Tuirial in Mizoram.

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With this project, Mizoram has become the third power-surplus State in the North East after Sikkim and Tripura.

“Today, we celebrate a significant milestone in the history of Mizoram with the completion and dedication of the 60-MW Tuirial hydropower project,” the Prime Minister said, while addressing a public meeting here after inaugurating it.

The hydropower project would generate 251 million units of electrical energy annually.

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“The completion of this project is a reflection of our commitment to completing the ongoing projects and ushering in a new era of development in the north-east,” he added.

Announced in 1998, the  Tuirial project, was the first major central project to be successfully commissioned in Mizoram, the prime minister said.

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