Japan to invest Rs 13,000 crore in NE infra projects

The DoNER Ministry has said Japan will invest Rs 13,000 crore in several ongoing as well as new infrastructure projects in the northeast region.

The projects include a water supply scheme in Assam and a network connectivity improvement initiative in Meghalaya.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, some of the important projects in which Japan will collaborate include the Guwahati water supply project, Guwahati sewage project, the northeast road network connectivity improvement project spread over Assam and Meghalaya and northeast network connectivity improvement project in Meghalaya.

Other schemes include biodiversity conservation and forest management project in Sikkim, sustainable forest management project in Tripura, technical cooperation project for sustainable agriculture and irrigation in Mizoram and forest management project in Nagaland.

It added that the government of Japan has decided to invest an amount of 205.784 billion yen, equivalent to approximately Rs 13,000 crore, in several ongoing as well as new projects in different states of northeastern region.

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