Sela Pass (Tawang): Rashmi Rijiju, 37, runs a restaurant at Sela Pass, a strategically important peak at 13,700 feet in Tawang, bordering China in western Arunachal Pradesh. She moved there almost the same time seven years ago when the Army set up an outpost and positioned its troops, she recalls.

Arunachal Pradesh is poised to become a power-surplus State by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan with a capacity addition of 11,000 MW hydro-electric power


Arunachal Pradesh has asserted that it would become one of the leading states of the country both economically as well as socially by commissioning its various hydropower projects.

Sources told The Telegraph that in a memorandum submitted to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently, Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu stated that his government has prioritised hydropower as the main go

ITANAGAR, Sep 17 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh was today assured of funds by the Centre for border management and integrated development of the power sector.

"The UPA government is aware of Arunachal's problems and is working for infrastructure development of this landlocked state," Union Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs V Narayanasamy told reporters here.

Funds would be p

The proposal for construction of a greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh, a part of the Prime Minister

Arunachal Pradesh Government has entered into a joint venture with the Jindal group to develop the 4,500 mw Etalin multi-purpose hydro-electric project, the biggest in the country.

The huge untapped natural resources in Arunachal Pradesh when harnessed would make it a front ranking State, Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu said today.

Development of hydropower projects alone, for which the State Government has signed MOUs with several CPUs and private players, would generate at least Rs 12,000 crore to Rs 15,000 crore revenue by 2018-20, Khandu told a press conference here.