Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that Manipur will soon get a 400 KW power project at an estimated cost of Rs 124 crore.
On the last day of his three-day tour of the Northeast, Dr Jitendra Singh held a detailed meeting with Chief Minister of Manipur, Okram Ibobi Singh and senior officers of the State administration in Imphal today. Later addressing media persons Dr Jitendra Singh said the 400 KW power project had got delayed due to certain reasons but now only a few technical formalities are pending. Dr Jitendra Singh said that with the installation of project and release of 400 KW transmission line, the State of Manipur will receive uninterrupted power supply for at least 18 hours on an average, even in remotest areas.
Maitree Super Thermal Power Project
Maitree Super Thermal Power Project was conceived in 2010 and will be the largest in Bangladesh. Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Ltd (BIFPCL) will execute this project. BIFPCL is a 50:50 joint venture formed between NTPC Ltd and Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). The site development work is completed and bids will be invited soon for turnkey construction of 2x660 super critical coal-fired thermal power plant at Rampal, near Mangala river port.