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PM will visit Guwahati, Itanagar & Agartala lay foundation stone for Greenfield Airport at Itanagar, Sela Tunnel & North East Gas Grid & inaugurate DD Arun Prabha Channel & Garjee - Belonia Railway Line.

Map location of Itanagar Airport, Garjee-Belonia Railway Line

Map Location of Itanagar Airport, Garjee-Belonia Railway Line

Map location of Itanagar Airport, Garjee-Belonia Railway Line

Image of Details of Airport

Image of Details of Airport

Image of Details of Airport

Details of Airport

  • Greenfield Airport will be at Holloing.

  • At present nearest airport to Itanagar is at Lilabari in Assam at distance of 80 km. Airport at Holloing will reduce distance.

Benefit of Airport

  • In addition to providing better connectivity to region, airport will also unravel tourism potential of state.

  • Airport will boost economic growth of region & will be of strategically important to nation.

  • The airport will have various sustainability features like green belt along approach road to act as noise barrier, rainwater harvesting, use of energy efficient equipment, etc.

Sela Tunnel

  • PM will lay foundation stone of Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh. It will provide all weather connectivity to Tawang Valley for civilians as well as security forces throughout year.

  • The tunnel will reduce travel time to Tawang by an hour & boost tourism & related economic activities in region.

Arunachal Pradesh – DD

  • A New dedicated DD Channel, for Arunachal Pradesh – DD will be launched by PM at IG Park, Itanagar.

  • The channel will be24th channel operated by Door darshan.

  • Foundation stone for permanent campus of Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) at Jote, Arunachal Pradesh will be laid by laid by on this occasion.

110 MW Pare Hydroelectric Plant by NEEPCO

NEEPCO will harness hydro power potential of river Dikrong (tributary of Brahmaputra) & provide cheap hydroelectric power to North Eastern states, thereby improving power availability in region.

PM in Tripura

PM will dedicate to nation Garjee - Belonia Railway Line through unveiling of plaque at Swami Vivekananda Stadium in Agartala.

  • This will boost Tripura as gateway to South & Southeast Asia.

  • New Complex of Tripura Institute of Technology at Narsingarh.

North Eastern Electric Power Corporation

  • ‘North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited is schedule -A ‘MINI RATNA ‘Category-1 Central public sector Enterprise owned by Government of India under Ministry of Power, formed on 2

  • Number of employees: 2,184

  • Owner: Ministry of Power

  • Founded: 4 February 1976

  • Headquarters: Shillong

  • Net income: 1,700 crores INR (US $260 million)

  • Type of business: Government of India’s Public Sector Undertaking

Other Projects

  • PM will inaugurate upgraded Tezu Airport in Arunachal Pradesh.

  • The airport has been retrofitted & new terminal constructed for making it fit for commercial operations under UDAN scheme.

  • 50 health & wellness centers in Arunachal Pradesh will be inaugurated by PM. Health & Wellness Centers is one of vital components of Ayushman Bharat in ensuring Universal Health Coverage. PM will also declare 100 % household electrification in Arunachal Pradesh under Saubhagya Scheme.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 20, 2019

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