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Arunachal: Dy CM Met Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy

Mein appraised the power scenario of Arunachal Pradesh to the Union Minister and they discussed several issues for development of hydro-power and robust power system in the State.


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Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, etc R K Singh in his Office at New Delhi today.

In his meeting, Mein appraised the power scenario of Arunachal Pradesh to the Union Minister and they discussed several issues for development of hydro-power and robust power system in the State.

He briefed Singh about the technical problem in the Kameng Hydro-Power (600 MW) which needs to be solved immediately for early commissioning of the project.

Informing that all formalities for Dibang Multi-purpose (2800 MW) project had been completed, he pressed for early start of the project.

He also informed the union minister that the hydro-power projects of 22 power developers in the State were terminated due to their inability to made progress in the project even after years of signing MoU between them and the State Govt.

He further requested the Union Minister for early released of fund under Saubagya and DDUGSY of the preceding year and the need to expedite the Comprehensive Power Transmission Scheme.

He also requested for a package  from the Centre to replace and renovate the old infrastructure for ensuring uninterrupted power supply system in the State.

He also requested to take two transmission systems from Kopi-Tawang and Rupai-Namsai under the Transmission Scheme as it could not be taken up under NLCPR.

Union Minister assured all his support and cooperation for robust development of power system in Arunachal Pradesh.

He said that two machines of Kameng Hydro-power project will be made functional soon and the rest two machines after the six months. He also assured for early start of Dibang Multi-Purpose project.

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