The Manipur Government has given its approval for the construction of seven storey buildings in areas covered by the Imphal Municipal Corporation. Prior to this, the state allowed the construction of only three storey buildings due to the state being an intensive earthquake-prone-zone.
Dismal DISCOM (distribution company) credit profiles due to high debt, heavy losses and poor operational efficiencies affects every aspect of the Indian power sector and is directly responsible for large populations without access to power, regular power cuts and the inability to purchase power from generators.
A grid-connected rooftop solar power plant has been installed for the first time in the state at the residence of Thokchom Jotin Singh, Kongpal Kongkham Leikai, Imphal East. The Manipur Government has been working to install a number of rooftop solar power plants whose total installed capacity would be 5 MW within the Twelfth Plan period under MNRE.
In tune with the Act East policy to boost ties with South Asian neighbours through Northeastern region, the Indian Railways have completed ground work for extending rail connectivity to Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.