32 Projects sanctioned under NEC& NERSDS & 18 Projects under NESIDS for Nagaland State

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Nagaland: Under the “Schemes of North Eastern Council (NEC)” and North East Road Sector Development Scheme (NERSDS) implemented by NEC, there is a total of 32 projects costing Rs.619.44 Crore that was sanctioned from March 2018-2021 for the State of Nagaland.

Sector-wise break-up is given below:

Sl. No.SectorNo. of ProjectsApproved Amount (Rs.in Cr.)
1Agriculture & Allied824.70
2Human Resource Development & Employment
(Education & Social)
3Human Resource Development & Employment (Sports)12.92
5Information & Public Relations10.67
6Medical & Health13.00
8Transport & Communication5541.52
 Grand Total32619.44

NLCPR Scheme was discontinued, with effect from 15.12.2017, and replaced with North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS).  NLCPR Scheme is continuing for the limited purpose of meeting committed liabilities of projects sanctioned till 2017. 

Under NESIDS, 13 projects for Rs. 233.68 crores were sanctioned for the State of Nagaland. 

Sector-wise break-up of the projects is given below:

Sl. No.SectorNo. of ProjectsApproved cost       (Rs. In crore)
4Road & Bridges7153.71
5Water Supply13.08

This information was given by The Minister of Development of North Eastern Region, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in the Loksabha in a written reply today.