Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has been appointed as the new Chairman of the North East Regional Power Committee (NERPC). 

Neiphiu Rio took over charge as Chairman of NERPC on Wednesday. 

Neiphiu Rio took over charge as Chairman of NERPC from Meghalaya Minister James Sangma. 

NERPC is a committee that looks into various issues relating to power sector in the Northeast. 

Neiphiu Rio said, “Have formally taken over charge as Chairman NE Regional Power Committee from former Chairman James Sangma, Hon’ble Minister of Power, Meghalaya. NEPC is the highest forum which coordinates various issues relating to power sector of NE, including generation & transmission utilities.”  

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On Thursday, Rio will address the ongoing 21st meeting of the Technical Coordination Sub-Committee (TCC) and NERPC in Kohima. 

The meeting will be attended by delegates from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland and officials from various central government undertakings. 

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