Arunachal Pradesh: State Govt developing large and small hydroelectric projects wherever feasible, says Dy CM
Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein said that Arunachal has huge hydropower potential and the State Government is leaving no stone unturned to harness these resources by developing large and small hydroelectric projects, wherever feasible.
Mr. Mein, who is also the Minister-in-charge of Hydropower, said this after dedicating the Namchik Phase-I Mini Hydro System (2 x 250 KW) and Phase-II Mini Hydro System (2×150 KW) to the people of Changlang district yesterday.
Mr. Mein said that the power generated from this Micro-Hydel Project will benefit the people of two administrative headquarters, Manmao and Renuk and its nearby villages in the district.
The Deputy Chief Minister added that the Centre and the State Government is aiming to transform the power supply system by upgrading and strengthening the Power Distribution System in the country for a modern and viable power supply.
He informed that in this regard, he had attended a review meeting at Guwahati recently on Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme along with Power Ministers of North Eastern States convened by Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy R. K. Singh.