Northeast India Current Affairs, GK & News

Business Summit on National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm in NE states

On October 6, 2021, “National Mission on Edible Oil- Oil Palm Business Summit” was held at Guwahati for North Eastern States. Highlights The summit was organised in line with Prime Minister’s vision for holistic and balanced progress of North East. Summit was started under the chairmanship of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Summit showcases ..

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Centre to link innovative agriculture technologies to farms in Northeast Region

Government is working towards linking innovative agricultural technologies with farms to benefit small and marginal farmers in northeast India. It will primarily focus on women under Biotech-KISAN programme. Highlights Department of Biotechnology issued special call for Northeast region under the programme which will help in understanding local issues of farmers & provide scientific solutions to ..

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Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram celebrate statehood day

The north-eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram observed their statehood day. Both of the states received their statehood on February 20, 1987. On this occasion, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers and chief ministers wished the states. Arunachal Pradesh It is a state in Northeast India. The state shares the ..

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Carrisa kopilii

A hydroelectricity project in the river is threatening the wild berry species called Carrisa kopilii according to a new study. About the Plant Carrisa kopilii is a species of wild berry noted for its medicinal purposes. It is found at altitudes of 85 to 600 metres above the sea level. It grows in the Kopili ..

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Northeast Natural Gas Pipeline Grid gets Cabinet Approval

A Capital grant as viability gap funding of Rs 5,559 crore was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday, 8th January 2020 for setting up the North-East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid. The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan attended the press conference for the approval and said that ..

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