Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly inaugurated and laid foundation stone of projects in Arunachal Pradesh worth over Rs 40 billion. The projects aim to improve connectivity in the sensitive border state by giving importance to improve the highway, railway, airway and power situation in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Arunachal Pradesh Government has urged the Union Power Ministry to include four left out zones in the 132 kv transmission grid project. The zones include Khup-Tawang, Rupai-Namsai, Bomdila-Kalaktang and Likabali-Basar.
One hundred and five more villages in India now have access to electricity, adding up to a total of 7,654. Out of these, 33 villages are in Assam, 23 in Bihar, 12 in Jharkhand, six in Arunachal Pradesh, nine in Rajasthan, five in Chhattisgarh, 12 in Uttar Pradesh, one each in Manipur and Himachal Pradesh, and three in Odisha