North Eastern States Current Affairs, GK & News

30th Southern Zonal Council Meeting

Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the 30th Southern Zonal Council meeting of South Indian States and Union Territories in Thiruvananthapuram. Key Points A total of 26 issues were discussed in this meeting, 09 issues were resolved, 17 issues were put up for further consideration, out of which 09 issues related to the reorganization ..

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Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura Statehood Day

Every year, the states of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura celebrate their statehood day on January 21. These states were formed under the North Eastern Region (Reorganization) Act, 1971. History The princely states of Manipur and Tripura were joined with India in 1949. They were then granted the union territory status. In 1972, Meghalaya and Tripura ..

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NERDSD Goal Index Report & Dashboard to be launched

NITI Aayog and Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) will launch the first edition of the North Eastern Region District Sustainable Development (NERDSD) Goal Index Report and Dashboard 2021-22 on the August 26, 2021. Key facts This will be first of its kind region-wide district SDG index in India. Launch of NERDSD goal ..

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KVIC organizes 150 programmes to empower artisans

On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is to organize a series of 150 mega events. The events are to be held in north eastern states and other states such as Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and West Bengal. These states ..

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Logo and Song of “Destination North East, 2020” festival launched

On September 21, 2020, the Union Minister Shri Jitendra Singh unveiled logo and song for the festival “Destination North East, 2020”. The four-day event is to be formally inaugurated by Home Minister Amit Shah on September 27, 2020. Significance The festival helps to familiarize people of other parts of the country with rich unexplored potential ..

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Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: Bamboo to propel the North East

On July 11, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh said that the Bamboo sector is to play a major role in the India’s post COVID-19 economy. It is to propel the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in the north-east India. Highlights The Government of India will use the mantra of “Create, Curate and ..

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