NE Greens Wishes Everyone a Happy Independence Day from Moirang

On the eve of the festive occasion of India’s 65th year of Independence, NE Greens wishes a Happy Independence Day to all our readers and subscribers! We take you to the culturally rich township of Moirang which is a municipal council in Bishnupur district of Manipur and is located about 45 km away from the state capital Imphal. Moirang is famous for its ancient temples particularly of Lord Thangjing and is also the place of origin of the the graceful

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NECEER to Organise Worldwide Save Loktak Campaign in Pune

The North East Center for Environment Education & Research (NECEER) will be initiating the third phase of the ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ in Pune tomorrow. With “Save Loktak Lake, Lifeline of Manipur” as its slogan, the campaign will be held at the seminar hall of Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune. The ‘Save Loktak Lake Campaign’ was launched as an awareness programme by the NECEER, Imphal towards the conservation of Loktak Lake in Manipur. A total of 600 volunteers and 32 city

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Bharat Nirman Campaign Now Ongoing in Imphal West, Manipur

The Bharat Nirman campaign has now reached Manipur and was inaugurated by Dr. I. Ibohanbi, Member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly at Takyel Kolom Leikai in West Imphal. Dr. I. Ibohanbi also inaugurated the photo exhibition stall of the Directorate of Audio & Visual Publicity (DAVP) set up as part of the campaign. A free health medical camp was organised during the Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign, at Takyel Kolom Leikai itself,  with the focus of promoting health care and

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Enviro Youth Summit of Manipur Brings Together Green Ideas for Sustainable Development

  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 graced by Th. Ibobi, Project Director of Loktak Development Authority (LDA); James Mayengbam, Founder of E-Con, Mumbai; Pradip Phanjoubam, Editor of Imphal Free Press; Dr. R.K. Ranjan, State Coordinator of Bombay Natural History Society and R.K. Sunita, Junior Scientist of

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All Northeastern State Capitals to be Linked to Major Rail, Road and Air Routes

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 released details and status of the various projects being undertaken in this regard. While all the state capitals of North Eastern states are already connected by National Highways, only Guwahati (Assam) and Agartala (Tripura) capitals are presently connected by main

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Ninth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Focuses on Northeast India

The Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated the 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in New Delhi today. As previously informed on NE Greens through the 59th meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC), the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has partnered with the northeastern states of the country in hosting the “Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2011”. The 2011 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas therefore remained dedicated to the welfare of the Northeast region of India. Following is an excerpt from the Prime

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Foreigners to No Longer Require PAP for Entering Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland

In what may be seen as a New Year’s gift to the three Northeastern states, the Government of India has decided to exclude the entire area of the states of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from the Protected Area regime notified under the Foreigners (Protected Areas) Order 1958. The exclusion is initially for a period of one year starting January 1, 2011. The said Act required foreigners to obtain a Protected Area Permit (PAP) in addition to a visa to visit

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Imphal to Witness Enviro Youth Summit of Manipur

The North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research (NECEER), Imphal will be organizing a youth summit titled Enviro Youth Summit of Manipur on 16th January 2011. The aim of the summit is to encourage students on public speaking and to generate awareness about the environmental issues being faced by the state. The event will create leadership qualities among the students, inculcate management skills and cultivate the culture to work in a team. The first-of-its-kind youth summit in the state

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