The North Eastern Council is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region which consists of the eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. The North Eastern Council was constituted in 1971 by an Act of Parliament. The constitution of the Council has marked the beginning of a new chapter of concerted and planned endeavour for the rapid development of the Region. Over the last thirty-five years, NEC has been instrumental in setting in motion a new economic endeavour aimed at removing the basic handicaps that stood in the way of normal development of the region and has ushered in an era of new hope in this backward area full of great potentialities.

Under NEC programme, the Department of Water Resources has been implementing Minor Irrigation Schemes, Protection Works, Rain Water Harvesting Works.

The Department has completed 3 (three) projects under NEC between 2015 – 2023 as per the table given below: –

Rupees in lakh

Sl.NoName of SchemesYearApproved Cost (Rs.)Amount Sanctioned till 2023-24 (Rs.)Physical ProgressFinancial ProgressRemarks
1Rutsa MultiPurpose Irrigation Project at Model T village, Kohima District2015-16695.35695.35100%100 %Completed
2Integrated Nzu Valley Irrigation Project at Phenshunyu village, Tseminyu District2017-18401.29401.29100%100 %Completed
3Anti Erosion work on Tizu River, Zunheboto District2017-18297.00297.00100%100 %Completed

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