The 40 MW New Umtru Hydro Electric Project was commissioned in Meghalaya’s Ri- Bhoi district bordering Assam.
Speaking at the commissioning the project, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that the state has added substantially to its power generation capacity.
He said that his government has encouraged the Meghalaya Power Generation Corporation Ltd to further look at potential areas where small hydroelectric projects can be developed so as to improve the state’s overall energy scenario, particularly in remote areas.
He also said that the state government is committed in bringing down the losses of Meghalaya Energy Corporation Ltd and encouraged in bringing people ples’ participation for timely realization of the tariff across the state.
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