A Government that delivers: Rs. 8640.08 crores sanctioned for Northeastern states; Over 600 development projects completed
   06-Feb-2020
 
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The 4.94 km long Bogibeel Bridge that connects the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra, inaugurated by
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018
 
Over 600 development projects related to the development of infrastructure in the North Eastern States were completed since fiscal 2014-15 till date, the Union Minister (MoS) of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Thursday.
 
“Since 2014-15 to till date, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and NEC have sanctioned 549 projects costing Rs. 8640.08 crores under various schemes for the development of North Eastern States,” the Union Minister said this while responding to a question asked in Rajya Sabha.
 
 
“During this period a total of 667 projects have been completed, including 32 projects which were sanctioned during the period. The remaining projects are at various stages of implementation,” he added.