The Department of Power, Nagaland is the sole Agency responsible for Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Power throughout the State.

Present Status

As of October 2017, Nagaland had total installed power generation capacity of 154.37 MW, of which 123.70 MW was under central sector and 30.67 MW was under state utilities. Of the total installed power generation capacity, 70.33 MW was contributed by thermal, 53.37 MW by hydro and 30.67 MW by renewable energy. As of August 2017, all villages in the state had electricity supply.

IPDS will be launched aiming at monitoring and controlling commercial and technical losses in the distribution sector. 

DDUGJY will strengthen the distribution at the rural level in order to electrify all villages and provide them with continuous electricity. This scheme aims at providing free of cost service connections to BPL and ST households.

78 villages in 10 districts were covered under this project. The project also involved infrastructural upgradation.

Till November 2016, the central government sanctioned US$ 4.58 million for the development of solar cities programme to 21 states, including Nagaland.

The Government of India has signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state of Nagaland under the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) to improve operational efficiency of electricity departments in the state.