Page-7 of North East Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Railways: 2,500 doctors, Isolation wards, time tabled parcel trains

The Indian Railways is launching several initiatives and is on the forefront in the fight against the COVID-19. Timetabled Parcel Trains The time tabled parcel trains have been launched by the Indian Railways to transport essential commodities and goods. The Railways intends to boost the supply chain all over the country during lock down. These ..

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NITI Aayog organizes North East Sustainable Development Goal Conclave 2020 in Assam

NITI Aayog is to organize North East Sustainable Development Goal Conclave 2020 in Assam between February 24, 2020 and February 26, 2020. The Conclave is to be held in the state capital Guwahati. Chief Ministers of all the north eastern states namely Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura and Sikkim are to participate ..

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APEDA signs MoU to set up a Liason Office in Guwahati, Assam

On February 3, 2020, APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) signed MoU with CSIR-CFTRI (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Food Technological Research Institute). According to the agreement, the CSIR-CFTRI will provide technical support to the food industries in the North East Region. Highlights APEDA will set up a Liason Office. A ..

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“Madhavpur Mela” of North East reviewed; Cabinet approves 30% NEC allocation to new projects

On January 29, 2020, the Union Minister of Development of NER (North Eastern Region), reviewed the preparations of Madhavpur Mela in Gujarat. It is to be organized in Porbandar (the birth place of Gandhiji). Also, the Cabinet has approved that 30% of North Eastern Council funds are to be allocated to the new projects of ..

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Winged Raider: Indian Army’s largest airborne exercise-500 troops participate

The Indian Army recently conducted the largest air borne exercise called the Winged Raider. Around 500 troops participated in the exercise. The exercise was conducted in the north-eastern theatre. Highlights The exercise was conducted to demonstrate the operational readiness of the paratroopers and air warriors. The C-130 Hercules, Dhruv Helicopters and C-17 globe master transport ..

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