Tuirial hydropower project

  • 60 MW plant located in Aizawl, Mizoram
  • The Tuirial hydropower project has been built on Tuirial River, a tributary of Barak River.
  • It was first cleared in 1998, by the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • It made Mizoram third power-surplus state in North-East after Sikkim and Tripura.
  • Why important? Inaugurated by PM