North East Development: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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

Published: November 19, 2020

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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Assam wins best state award in fisheries sector

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 18, 2020, Assam won four awards in fisheries sector from the National Fisheries Development Board operating under the Ministry of Fisheries. What are the four awards won by Assam in Fisheries sector? Assam received the best state award under the category of best hilly and North Eastern State in Fisheries. Also, the Assam ..

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United Nations: India’s KHUDOL declared one of Top 10 Global Initiatives to fight COVID-19

Published: May 23, 2020

On May 22, 2020, the United Nations listed the KHUDOL initiative of Manipur as one of the top 10 global initiatives to fight against COVID-19. Highlights KHUDOL is an initiative of a NGO called Ya_All. Under the initiative, the NGO provides food, hygiene and health of LGBTQ community, daily wage workers, people with AIDS. The ..

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North East Model: Minimized COVID-19 threats and a huge success

Published: May 21, 2020

The North East Model of COVID-19 has been a huge success. The model in effect has helped declare five stated in the region COVID-19 free. This included Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim and Nagaland. Highlights Tripura had increased number of COVID-19 cases especially among CAPF (Central Armed Police Force). Assam, being the biggest state in ..

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Bamboo Conclave held through video Conference

Published: May 4, 2020

The Minister of State for North East Development held Bamboo Conclave through video conference to boost the economy of the country with the help of Bamboo resources. Highlights The Ministers of Agriculture and minister of development of North East participated in the conference. The making of Agarbatti and increasing its production was one of the ..

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