Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on a 2-day visit to Tripura, on Friday launched around a dozen projects. Sitharaman on Friday promised that a Rs 1,300-crore externally aided project aimed at improving the quality of life of Tripura’s tribal communities would be cleared within 10 days.
Addressing an event after inaugurating 11 projects in Mohanpur area in Agartala, Tripura, the Finance Minister said, “The Rs 1300 crore project for sustainable livelihood and infrastructure development for the tribal areas of Tripura will be taken up in the next 10 years.” Will be cleared within days.”
The externally aided project for holistic development of the tribal population in Tripura is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision and commitment for Antyodaya, i.e. to give a dignified and dignified life to every individual,” the Union Minister said on the first day. On his visit to Tripura, he also announced that two other projects worth over Rs 21 crore had been cleared by the Center on Friday morning itself.
The Center also cleared two projects worth over Rs 21 crore on Friday morning itself. The finance minister said this includes widening of state highways costing Rs 14.15 crore and various development works for Agartala worth Rs 7.4 crore.