NE – PIB Release

Address by the Honble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of inauguration of the northeast development summit ( 21 November 2017 )

The emphasise that in the development of the Northeast is both the development of India – as well the true measure of the India-ASEAN partnership.

Bodoland Territorial Council delegation meets Dr Jitendra Singh ( 24 April 2017 )

A delegation of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), led by Member of Parliament, Shri Biswajit Daimary met the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here today and sought his intervention for
redressal of their long pending demands including the grant of ‘Scheduled Tribe’ status to Bodo Kachari living in Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao as well as Karbi (Mikr) living in plain areas of Assam.

Business summit in NER ( 10 March 2017 )

Dr. Jitendra Singh addresses 11th North East Business Summit Preparatory Steps taken for establishing Venture Funds, exclusively for North East, says MoS.

Current Northeast Budget ( 16 March 2017 )

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said here today that the current budget for Northeast for 2017- 18 is around Rs. 50,000 crore which is significantly higher than that in earlier years and is also an indication of high priority that the Modi Government accords to the development of that region.

Defence Minister Reviews Operational Preparedness in The Northeast ( 8 October 2017 )

Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, arrived at Tezpur today as part of her maiden visit to the Eastern Command as Defence Minister. The Minister who was accompanied by Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chand and GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna was received at Tezpur Airforce Station by GOC Gajraj Corps Lt Gen AS Bedi and other senior dignitaries of the Army and the Air Force.

Government constitutes a High Level Committee for proper management of water resources in North Eastern Region ( 4 October 2017 )

Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, arrived at Tezpur today as part of her maiden visit to the Eastern Command as Defence Minister. The Minister who was accompanied by Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chand and GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna was received at Tezpur Airforce Station by GOC Gajraj Corps Lt Gen AS Bedi and other senior dignitaries of the Army and the Air Force.

Japan offers support for Northeast projects ( 17 May 2017 )

Japan has officially offered support for various ongoing as well as upcoming development and infrastructure projects in the North-Eastern region.

NER tourism summit ( 8 March 2017 )

Three-day ‘Destination North East – 2017’ Concluded Last day of Festival dedicated to Tourism.

Promotion of Tourism in NER ( 15 March 2017 )

Development and promotion of tourism is primarily the responsibility of the respective State Governments/UT

Union Home Minister chairs the first meeting of CMs of 5 States on Indo China Border in Gangtok ( 20 May 2017 )

Central Assistance for Border Area Development Programmes (BADP) has been enhanced from Rupees 990 Crore in 2016-17 to Rs. 1,100 Crore in the current financial year, the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh said this while chairing the review meeting of Chief Ministers bordering with China, in Gangtok today.