Zeliang inaugurated Hydro Electric Project at Pungla

PUNGLA, Dec 21 (NEPS): Chief Minister, TR Zeliang inaugurated Hydro Electric Project at Pungla today. He formally commissioned this 2 x 75 Kw Noirol Stage-II Mhp under the Department of New & Renewable Energy. The project is executed by Genmachines Pvt. Ltd. In a span of two years at a total cost of Rs. 287.25 Lacs.

The success of the project is through coordinated efforts of the Officers and Staffs of the department and through immense support from the Punglwa Village Council. The project is funded by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the North Eastern Council (NEC). The energy generated from the project will be supplied to Punglwa and surrounding villages. Excess energy generated during Monsoon season will be injected into the grid as the system is designed for grid interactive.

Home Minister Azo Nienu, Horticulture Minister, Kejong Chang, Cooperation Minister Imtilemba and Geology and Mining Minister, P. Longon accompanied the Chief Minister.

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