North East Development Current Affairs, GK & News

Rewari-Madar freight corridor section

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently dedicated the Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor. The Prime Minister also flagged off the world’s first double stack long haul 1.5 km container train. About the Rewari-Madar Section It is situated in Haryana and Rajasthan. It runs for 227 km in Rajasthan. It crosses through Sikar, Jaipur, ..

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KVIC Monpa Handmade Paper Unit

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) recently established the Monpa handmade paper making unit. The Monpa handmade paper is a thousand-year-old heritage and was revived with the new unit. About the unit The unit has been established to increase the commercial productivity of paper produced based on Monpa technique. Also, the unit will create ..

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Chilahati-Haldibari Rail Link

India and Bangladesh are set to reopen the Chilahati-Haldibari rail link after more than 5 decades to enhance the connectivity between the two countries. This is part of the commitment to revive and operationalize the six pre-1965 rail links between the two countries. Chilahati-Haldibari link was cut off during the 1965 India-Pakistan war. The inauguration ..

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North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved the revised cost estimate of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project. The revised estimated cost is Rs 6,700 crores. About the Scheme The north eastern region power system improvement project (NERPSIP) is a central scheme under the Ministry of Power. It was started in 2014. ..

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India-World Bank sign 120 million USD agreement to implement Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project

On November 19, 2020, India and World Bank signed 120 million USD to modernise transport sector in the state of Meghalaya. The project aims to improve 300 km of strategic road segment through climate resilient and nature-based solutions. About Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project The project will help Meghalaya to emerge as the major connecting hub ..

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