The North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme (NERUDP)has been teken up by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) with the financial assistance from Asian Development Bank (ADB). ADB contribution is 70% of the cost as loan to the Government of India. The scheme is being implemented in the capital cities of 5 North Eastern States viz. Agartala (Tripura), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), and Kohima (Nagaland) covering priority urban services viz. (i) Water Supply, (ii) Sewerage and Sanitation, and (iii) Solid Waste Management besides capacity building, institutional and financial reforms at an estimated cost of Rs 1371 crore. The projects under the NERUDP scheme have been spread over three Tranches and are under execution in the project cities since 2009. These projects have been planned for completion by June, 2019.
Funds are released by the Ministry to the participating States on reimbursement basis in the ratio of 90% grant and 10% loan.