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SDG Conclave 2020 held in Assam

NITI Aayog recently organised ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Conclave 2020: Partnerships, Cooperation and Development of North Eastern States’ in Guwahati, Assam. The conclave was organised in association with the North Eastern Council, Government of Assam, Tata Trust, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS). The three-day event commenced ..

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 ..

Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat to showcase Northeast

The famous Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat will be held at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar district on 2nd April 2020, a day after Ram Navami festival, where the eight states of the Northern Eastern region will participate. To review the preparations for the mega festival, on 8th January 2020, a meeting was held where, The Union ..

Meghalaya hosts 67th plenary meeting of North Eastern Council

The 67th plenary meeting of North Eastern Council (NEC) has started at Shillong in Meghalaya on 9th of July, which was chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. NEC is a regional planning body of eight Northeastern states. DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh, Governors and Chief Ministers of all the Northeastern states took take part in ..

Union Cabinet approves nomination of Ministry of Home as ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council (NEC)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the nomination of the Union Home Minister as the ex-officio chairman of the North Eastern Council (NEC). The NEC is a statutory body with Governors and Chief Ministers of all the eight North Eastern States as its Member. The Cabinet also approved that ..