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501. 

Recently, This state inaugurated it's first community-managed mini-hydroelectric project.

[A]. Odisha
[B]. Uttarakhand
[C]. Andra Pradesh
[D]. Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu has inaugurated the 24 kW(Kilowatt ) Dikshi Hydroelectric Project on the Phudungto river at Dikshi village in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The project was developed by a Hyderabad (Telangana) based firm Devi Energies Private Limited. It is State's first community-managed mini-hydro electric project and also the first independent power project of its kind in the Northeast. The power plant is expected to generate 112.40 gigawatt-hours of electricity for addressing the power requirements of East and West Kameng districts besides major defence establishments. The plant consists 3 Francis type turbo-generators having capacity of 8.0 MW each, was completed in a record time of 4 years since commencement in 2016 with an investment amount of about 430 crore rupees.

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