60 MW Tuirial Hydroelectric Power Project was recently inaugurated in Mizoram. It is the first large hydropower project in the state of Mizoram. The huge reservoir is spread over an area of 45 sq km. Tuirial Hydel Project is the second largest earthen dam in the world and the largest in India. The height of the dam is 97 metre. The Tuirial HEPP has been constructed as a Central Sector Project and implemented by North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power, Government of India. NEEPCO has engaged Bhel for supply and erection of power generating equipment, Patel Engineering Ltd for execution of major civil works and SEW-PES-Tuirial consortium for Hydro-Mechanical works. The Project has been built at a cost of Rs.1302 crore.