Post-COVID North-Eastern Region will be the favourite tourist and trade destination: Dr Jitendra Singh

Ministry of Development of North-East Region via PIB India:

The 69th Plenary of the North Eastern Council which was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah on 23rd Jan, 2021 came to a successful conclusion today.

The two-day NEC Plenary focussed on all-round developmental plans for the North-Eastern Region and discussed about the progresses made so far of the various projects that have been implemented in the region.

Augmenting investments and improving rankings on ease of doing business also got deliberated upon prominently.

In various technical sessions, discussion centred on the developmental projects related to livelihood, entrepreneurship, infrastructure, connectivity and other related areas in the North-East.

Addressing the valedictory session, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of developing the Northeast region and bringing it to the level of the other developed States.

Dr Jitendra Singh acknowledged that the Northeast has been put on a fast track of development under the leadership of the Prime Minister during the last six-seven years and this bears evidence in the form of the unanimous opinion across the country that Northeast has been put on a very fast track.

He also added that the expectation is very high and the Prime Minister wanted to achieve more than what have been achieved so far.

He expressed his belief that with the dedication of all the states and the different Ministries, Northeast will be able to overcome all challenges in the near future.

He said that he takes pride in having been able to walk the talk and live up to the expectations, in fact, rising above all other expectations with the help of the DoNER Ministry’s colleagues and all the stakeholders.

Dr Jitendra Singh patiently heard the presentations that were made by the senior officials of various ministries and departments of the Central Government and requested the Secretaries of the Ministries to offer all possible assistance to the states of the North East.

Dr Jitendra Singh added that the North Eastern Region will lead the growth story of India, when the rest of the world is looking for economic resurgence through trade in post-pandemic times. Dr Singh also said that the North-Eastern region will be one of the favourite business destinations of India post-COVID-19 and bamboo is going to be the key pillar of the economic activities.

He however asked all the states to equip themselves up to make optimum use of the favourable condition that the North East will have during the Post COVID period.

The Minister urged all the states to utilise the funds that have been allotted by various ministries so that the benefits of the schemes reach to the last person.

The Minister said that the rate of utilisation of funds under NEC has been encouraging and hoped that funds under other ministries allotted to the region shall also be brought to optimum utilisation.

Discussed the proposal of a Film City for Sikkim: Dr Jitendra Singh

Dr Jitendra Singh – Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region:

Discussed the proposal of a Film City for Sikkim.

Northeast has several picturesque locations which have remained under-utilised because of lack of infrastructure.

The Narendra Modi Govt has already sanctioned a Film and Television Institute for Arunachal Pradesh.

Dr Jitendra Singh Sikkim

The scheme Re-SVAYEM will provide financial assistance of ₹50,000 each to 2 lakh skilled & talented youth: Assam CM

Sarbananda Sonowal – Chief Minister, Assam:

Empowering youth for a prosperous Assam.

Glad to launch Re-SVAYEM scheme among the enthusiastic crowd at Amingaon, Guwahati.

Named after great Swami Vivekananda, the scheme will provide financial assistance of ₹50,000 each to 2 lakh skilled & talented youths of the state.

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First time in 73 years of India’s independence, a govt bus has reached Anini Dibang Valley: Pema Khandu

Pema Khandu, Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh:

Sea of change visible under PM Narendra Modi Ji.

First time in 73 years of India’s independence, a govt bus has reached Anini Dibang Valley near Indo-Tibet (China) border.

A Roing-Anini (233km) bus service was flagged off today as 2-lane highway reaches remote border district.

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When people come in such huge numbers to bless us, our resolve of service gets strengthened manifold: Sarbananda Sonowal

Sarbananda Sonowal – Chief Minister, Assam:

When people come in such huge numbers to bless us, our resolve of service gets strengthened manifold.

Glad to speak at the Vijay Sankalp Samavesh in presence of BJP4 National President Shri JP Nadda ji in Silchar.

Barak & Brahmaputra are not just the economic & cultural lifelines of Assam, they are the mediums of strengthening our state, our economy.

From day one, it is the BJP4 led Govt which has unabatedly worked hard to realise true potential of the two great valleys of Assam.

I believe that with the support of the people, we will together walk the path of progress through equal development and equal involvement, a road shown by PM Shri Narendra Modi ji and continue the unabated development journey of Assam.

Handing over of assets constructed at Shree Shree Bijoy Govindajee Temple..: Biren Singh

N Biren Singh – Chief Minister, Manipur:

Attended prayer ceremony and handing over of assets constructed at Shree Shree Bijoy Govindajee Temple, Sagolband, under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, GOI to the Committee.

This initiatives were started in the year 2015 under the able PM Narendra Modi ji .

Himanta Biswa Assam Jorhat

Another marvel by Assam PWD in Jorhat: Himanta Biswa

Himanta Biswa Sarma – Minister, Govt of Assam:

Another marvel by Assam PWD in Jorhat ~

Laid foundation stone of 580.6 m ROB on Kamarbondha Road in Jorhat.

This project worth Rs 78.27 cr will be constructed under 50:50 cost sharing scheme & be will be ready in two years.

Laid foundation stone of Office cum Laboratory Building, Residential Quarters, Boundary Wall etc for Regional Forensic Science Laboratory at Jorhat.

This project worth Rs 9.73 cr will be constructed at NCC Campus and will be completed in two years.

Rs 37.8 Cr sanctioned for development of Mata Tripursundari Temple under PRASAD scheme: Biplab Deb

Biplab Kumar Deb – Chief Minister, Tripura:

On behalf of the 37 lakh people of Tripura, express deepest gratitude to PM Shri Narendra Modi ji & Tourism Minister, Prahlad Patel ji for ensuring the sanction of Rs 37.8 crores for the ‘Development of Mata Tripursundari Temple under PRASAD scheme’ at Udaipur.

Requested Home Minister for support in completion of border fencing work in Tripura: Biplab Kumar Deb

Biplab Kumar Deb – Chief Minister, Tripura:

Held an extensive discussion on the progress of various ongoing developmental projects in Tripura with Adarniya Amit Shah ji in New Delhi today.

Shri Amit Shah ji assured full support of the Central Government in our efforts for overall development of Tripura.

Requested the kind intervention of Sh. Amit Shah ji for the development of an Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Nischintapur, junction point of Agartala-Akhaura rail link.

Setting up of a cargo handling facility here will greatly boost trade & commerce for entire North East region.

During the meeting with Sh Amit Shah ji today, also requested for his kind support for completion of border fencing work in Tripura in a timely & effective manner.

Sh Amit Shah ji assured full support from Home Ministry in this regard to ensure security & prosperity for the state.

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Anganwadi center built with old plastic bottles

Sarbananda Sonowal – Chief Minister, Assam:

The newly built eco-friendly Kakorikota Pabna Anganwadi center in Majuli, built with old plastic bottles is indeed a wonderful initiative, which will provide a vibrant environment for children.

Do watch some glimpses from my inauguration of the center today.

Made an aeriel survey of the latest forest fire situation at Dzukou valley today: Neiphiu Rio

Neiphiu Rio – Chief Minister, Nagaland:

Made an aeriel survey of the latest forest fire situation at Dzukou valley today.

Seeing the tremendous joint efforts by all concerned to tackle the situation, I am hopeful that the fire will soon be doused.

The destruction of God-given beauty and resources of the Dzukou valley is sad.

I hope we will all strive to support the efforts of preserving and promoting the rich biodiversity of the valley and learn to live in harmony with nature.

A meeting today to expedite work on Arunachal’s 1st State Highway: Pema Khandu

Pema Khandu, Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh:

A meeting today with PWD to expedite work on Arunachal’s 1st state highway, Gohpur Tinali-Sangdupota road – 25km.

The road will provide connectivity to important institutes like NIT, law college, film institute etc.

Thanks to local public for donating land for free for the road.