The North East Region of India comprises the eight states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur and Sikkim. The region is home to a rich flora and fauna, diverse culture, customs and yet distinguished from each other by interesting paradoxes.
The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee recently inaugurated the first ever national event titled Songs & Dances of North-east. The event was organized by North-eastern Council (NEC) and Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) in New Delhi in Read More
The Ministry of Tourism, through its various plans and schemes, has been working for the development and promotion of tourism in the North Eastern Region.
The Ecotourism Society of North East India has been celebrating ‘Tree Bihu’, a unique tree plantation festival woven around Rongali Bihu which marks the onset of the Assamese New Year and the coming of Spring! The festival urges people to plant at least one tree in the first week of the New Year!
Effective warning systems and adequate preparedness to mitigate disaster events is critical to the survival and sustainability of any nation today. In order to sensitize the policy makers of the NER about this, a National Workshop on “Earthquake Risk Mitigation Strategy in the North East” was recently organised at Guwahati by the NIDM, NDMA, NEC and the Govt of Assam.
Bamboo and North East India are symbolic to each other. One will find the grass-tree almost adorning the face of NER across all the eight states. Rightly then, Tripura, the largest bamboo producing state in the country has now announced the setting up of India’s first Bamboo Park.
We know that every natural resource is precious and needs to be used wisely if we are to sustain our development. One such resource is energy, and is presently harnessed from every conventional source possible. The many proposed dams in the North East Region (NER) are an example to this.
The Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Ajay Maken reiterated at a workshop held last week, that the North East Region (NER) is the Power House of Sports in the country. Outlining his Ministry’s vision Read More
The first ever environment youth summit of Manipur was organized by the North East Centre for Environment Education and Research (NECEER), on 16th January, 2011 at Lamyaanba Shanglen, Palace Gate in Imphal. The inaugural session of the summit was Read More
The Government of India has now envisioned the linking of the capitals of the eight North Eastern states to main lines on all three transport systems: rail, road and air. The Ministry for Development of North East Region (DoNER) today Read More