Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Provisions of RTI Act to be enforced in Jammu and Kashmir

The RTI (Right To Information) act to be enforced soon after passing of notification in the current session. The provisions will be applied as same as other Union Territories. This was announced by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and ..

Workshop-cum-Exhibition on Bamboo conducted in Jammu

With the aim of creating opportunities for the sustainable development by promoting bamboo cultivation in the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, a two-day workshop-cum-exhibition was organized on 11th and 12th January 2020 by the government of India’s Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and the North Eastern Council along with the ..

Dr Jitendra Singh addresses the inaugural session of India-ASEAN Business Summit

On 11 Nov, Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Northeast is going to play a crucial role in making India a 5-trillion-dollar economy. He was addressing at the Inaugural Session of the India-ASEAN Business Summit. The ..

India’s longest single-lane steel cable suspension bridge opened in Arunachal Pradesh

Chief Minister Pema Khandu has recently inaugurated India’s longest 300-meter single-lane steel cable suspension bridge over River Siang in Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China. The suspension bridge – also known as Byorung bridge – was built at a cost of Rs 4,843 crore and funded by the Ministry of Development of ..

NITI Forum for North-East

The Union Government has issued order setting up the ‘Niti Forum for North-East’. The forum will be co-chaired by the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog and Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER). The forum will have its Secretariat in the Ministry of DoNER. The NITI Forum for Northeast is tasked to ..

Jitendra Singh launched North East Festival ‘North-East Calling’ in New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), has inaugurated North East Festival ‘North-East Calling’ at India Gate in New Delhi on September 9, 2017. On the occasion, Dr Singh launched three initiatives, viz. North-East Venture Fund (NEVF), North East Tourism Development Council (NETDC) and Science and Technology Intervention in ..

“Youth to the EDGE”: A Pilot Program set in motion

“Youth to the Edge”, a pilot program set up at the function held at Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi, by Shri Paban Singh Ghatowar, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region. Objective of This Programme: To encourage adventure activities in the remote areas of North East Region (NER). Capacity Building of NER youth. The ..