Meghalaya sees increase in funds from NEC, DoNER; service sector highest contributor informs Guv

Meghalaya sees increase in funds from NEC, DoNER; service sector highest contributor informs Guv

By Our Reporter Shillong, Mar 16, 2018 The funding from the North Eastern Council (NEC) and the Ministry of DoNER in the current financial year for the State has increased. This was informed by Governor Ganga Prasad while addressing the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly today. The Governor said that the assistance received from NEC under the regional […]

Meghalaya | Be part of ‘David Scott Heritage Walk’ with NEC on Oct 21

Meghalaya | Be part of ‘David Scott Heritage Walk’ with NEC on Oct 21

SHILLONG, Oct 20, 2017: As part of the ‘Paryatan Parv’, the North East Council in collaboration with Northeast Tourism Development Council (NETDC), Meghalaya Tourism Development Corportion (MTDC) and Campfire Trails, Shillong are organizing ‘”Mawphlang Sacred Grove and David Scott Heritage Walk” on October 21 for school children. It may be mentioned that the Union Ministry of Tourism […]

Northeast India left out of Green Revolution benefits says NEC Secretary

Northeast India left out of Green Revolution benefits says NEC Secretary

SHILLONG, Sept 19,  2017: Northeast India has been left out greatly from the benefits of reaping the results of Green Revolution and hence,  in view of this, North Eastern Council, Secretary Ram Muivah on Tuesday said that the North East and the eastern region needs yet another green revolution to transform the lives of the […]

Meghalaya: Space Based Information Kiosk inaugrated at NEC

Meghalaya: Space Based Information Kiosk inaugrated at NEC

Shillong September 12,2017: North Eastern Council Secretary Ram Muivah today inaugurated the Space Based Information Kiosk (SBIK) at the Council Secretariat in Shillong. Space Based Information Kiosk (SBIK) programme is one of the unique initiatives of NEC executed by NESAC in close collaboration with State Remote Sensing Applications Centres of North Eastern Region to showcase […]

12 airports in Northeast India set to get a boost

12 airports in Northeast India set to get a boost

May 30, 2017: The NEC, a nodal agency for the economic and social development of the Northeast, has funded upgradation of infrastructure in 12 operational airports in the region, Union minister Jitendra Singh said today. Singh said the North Eastern Council has put maximum emphasis on the transport and communication sector with the construction of […]

All hail the women entrepreneurs of Northeast India! NEC honours the leaders of NE

All hail the women entrepreneurs of Northeast India! NEC honours the leaders of NE

GUWAHATI, April 10: Acknowledging their leadership quality, the North Eastern Council (NEC) and Sreemanta Shankar Mission of Guwahati on Saturday organised the “Vasundahara – NE Entrepreneur of the Year” (2014-15) award presentation at the Pragjyoti ITA Centre for Performing Arts, Machhkhowa, Guwahati. Eight women entrepreneurs from each state of North Eastern Region who were honoured […]

North Eastern Council goes ‘Green’; Receives ‘Gold Rating’ for efficient use of power

North Eastern Council goes ‘Green’; Receives ‘Gold Rating’ for efficient use of power

  SHILLONG, April 7 :The North Eastern Council (NEC) Secretariat office building, Shillong has been awarded as one of the first Government Green Building Projects in North Eastern Region of the country to have gone green. The NEC also received Gold Rating from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), Hyderabad as stated in a press release by […]

Northeast may soon become the ‘Organic Capital’ of India!

Northeast may soon become the ‘Organic Capital’ of India!

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 announced here Friday that Northeast will be developed as the “organic capital” of India. This will not only generate revenue through agriculture and trade, but would also offer job […]

Meghalaya CM accused of misleading people on Central funds

Meghalaya CM accused of misleading people on Central funds

SHILLONG: Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Susharshan Bhagat accused Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of misleading the people over allocation of funds by the Centre. “The Chief Minister is misleading the people. The Centre has allocated sufficient funds to the state but the state have not been able to utilise even […]