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Ministry of Development of North-East Region North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme Posted On: 13 DEC 2021 2:25PM by PIB Delhi U

Ministry of Development of North-East Region

North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme

Posted On: 13 DEC 2021 2:25PM by PIB Delhi

Under the North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS), financial assistance is provided to enhance tourism through physical infrastructure projects relating to water supply, power and connectivity; and to upgrade social infrastructure for primary and secondary education and health. So far, 110 projects worth Rs.2563.14 crore have been sanctioned in the North Eastern States under NESIDS and are at various stages of implementation. The sector-wise details of projects approved for funding in North Eastern States under NESIDS are as under:-

S. No.

Sector

Number of projects

Cost

(Rs. in crore)

1

Connectivity

35

1138.57

2

Power

4

231.98

3

Water Supply

18

585.86

4

Education

26

96.26

5

Health

27

510.47

 

Total

110

2563.14

This information was given by The Minister  for  Development of North East Region Shri. G. Kishan Reddy in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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