The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced a ₹1,300 crore project exclusively for indigenous communities of Tripura.
Addressing a programme after inaugurating some 11 projects at Mohanpur area in Tripura’s Agartala, Sitharaman said, ” ₹1300 crores project for Sustainable Livelihood and Infrastructure Development for Tripura’s Tribal areas would be cleared within the next 10 days.”
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb said that at least 460 community-based projects and close to 80,000 beneficiaries will be covered under various schemes in the project.
She also announced that two other projects worth over ₹21 crore were cleared by the Centre on Friday morning itself.
“Two projects worth over ₹21 crores were cleared by the Centre on Friday morning itself. It includes-widening of state highways ( ₹14.15 crores) and various development works for Agartala worth ₹7.4 crores,” the Finance Minister said.