New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the 1200 MW Teesta Stage III Hydro Electric Project in Sikkim.

PM Modi assured Sikkim’s Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling that all 6 units of the plant will be ready for commissioning by the end of this year.

Teesta Stage III Hydro Electric Project, once completed, will be the second largest hydro project in the country

Mr Chamling in a telephonic conversation also apprised the Prime Minister of the financial difficulties following acceptance of awards of 14th Finance Commission by the Centre and the drop in central transfer to Sikkim.

On the above issue the PM also assured Sikkim CM that steps are underway to solve the problem.