Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Tripura on Aug 27; inaugurate several projects
By Our Correspondent, 26/08/2021, Agartala

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to visit the state of Tripura on August 27 to flag off several projects. Sitharaman will be on her two-day visit to the state and is expected to chair meetings with the ministers and top officials of the state government and review Emergency Assistance Projects (EAP).

Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate 11 projects worth Rs 151 crore. These projects include a 132 KV sub-station at Mohanpur, constructed under North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) and funded by World Bank (Rs 38.03 crore).

She will inaugurate 80,000 functional household tap connections provided under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) along with 132 drinking water supply schemes built at a project cost Rs 66 crore.

Sitharaman will also flag off seven projects implemented under RIDF/SPA at project cost of Rs 65 crore and three surface water treatment plants at Rampur, Pragati and Badharghat, funded by ADB under North East Region Urban Development Project (NERUDP) at a project cost of Rs 20 crore.

The finance minister will depart from Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport to Guwahati on the next day on August 28 and then take a flight to Delhi on the same day.