Govt to launch Rs 3,000 Cr. projects for NE

NEW DELHI, Aug 4: The Centre has decided to launch 200 projects worth Rs 3,000 crore in the Northeast in the first 100 days of the new Modi government, Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday.
Keeping in mind the targeted approach for bringing the rest of India closer to the Northeast, an action plan has been formulated for the DoNER ministry.
Among the initiatives the DoNER has taken in the 100 days action plan is to sanction or start or complete or make operational 200 projects worth about Rs 3,000 crore, which means an average of two projects for Rs 30 crore per day, Singh said. (PTI)