Ministry of Development of North East Region shall focus on its role of a coordinator to accelerate pace of developmental initiatives.

The minister for Development of North East Region, Tourism and Culture, Shri G. Kishan Reddy today presided over an interactive session with senior officials of the Government of India and State Governments of the 8 north eastern States.

The Minster called upon the senior officials to leverage this interactive session to collectively brainstorm on important themes concerning the development of the North East Region and accelerate the pace of development.

Addressing the gathering, the minster called for greater coordination between the central government ministeries and State governments. He assured that the Ministry of Development of North East Region shall focus on its role of a coordinator and ensure the developmental process is not impeded because of systemic issues. He said that he has held many joint reviews with several line ministries of the Government of India and State governments and plans to hold more in the days to come.

The minister also said that certain key areas such as agriculture, employment generation, skill development, connectivity and infrastructure, social services including health and education and Tourism development called for greater focus in these sectors.

The Minister also stressed that his agenda for the next financial year would be to ensure that the funds under 10%GBS are completely and fruitfully utilized, projects are implemented quickly without delays and aligned to the realities of the North East Region.

The Minister said that newly constituted “Agri-task force” would help in ensuring optimum utilization of funds and maximum benefit to the people of the region. He requested that coordination and cooperation of all the State Governments would be critical for its success.

The Minister also emphasised that a scientific gap analysis needs to be held, where strengths and weaknesses need to be identified for a targeted action.

He further said that, the States and central ministeries must equally focus on social development and employment generation along with a continued focus on infrastructural development. He said that this would important to ensure that development reaches the last mile and manifests itself in the form improved standard of living and social upliftment.

The Minister called upon all the officers to jointly work on an action plan for the holistic development of the region and complete utilization of funds. Hon’ble Minister also appreciated the talented and capable women of North East Region and said that their potential should be tapped for holistic development of the region, he also added.

The Minister further informed that a 2-day workshop would be held in Delhi soon with all the central and Sate stakeholders to carry forward the momentum built up by this conference.

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Hon’ble Member, NEC Air Marshal Shri Anjan Kumar Gogoi & Respected Secretary, NEC, Shri K. Moses Chalai along with key NEC officials arrive for the ‘Interactive session between State Governments of #NorthEast 🇮🇳 and Central Government’ in Guwahati today. pic.twitter.com/Ag5mFtUp1j

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Celebrating #NorthEastFestival2022!

Hon’ble Minister, #MDoNER, Shri @KishanReddyBJP and Hon’ble MoS Shri @BLVermaUP arrive for the session on ‘Interaction Between State Governments of #NorthEast and Central Government’ in Guwahati. pic.twitter.com/aVQutOE1m6

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Hon’ble Minister, #MDoNER, Shri @KishanReddyBJP delivered the inaugural address of the session on ‘Interaction Between State Governments of North East and Central Government’ in the presence of Hon’ble MoS, Shri @BLVermaUP and other eminent

dignitaries.#NorthEastFestival2022 pic.twitter.com/uNxSdjpLuF

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Hon’ble Minister of Law & Justice Shri @KirenRijiju arrives for the session on ‘Interaction Between State Governments of North East and Central Government’.#NorthEastFestival2022 #AmritMahotsav pic.twitter.com/vONKDPmia6

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Ms. @SanyuktaSam1, Adviser, NITI AAYOG graced the session on ‘Interaction Between State Govts of North East & Central Govt’ in Guwahati today.

✅Ms. Samaddar spoke on the sustainable development goals & educational policies with special focus on #NER 🇮🇳#NorthEastFestival2022 pic.twitter.com/2OfVIS7Hr4

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Mr. Arun Kumar, Sr EA, @moefcc took part in the session on ‘Interaction Between State Govts of North East & Central Govt’ in Guwahati today.#AmritMahotsav pic.twitter.com/0eDPz1VwKy

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The Minister G.K.Reddy interacting with eminent Dignitaries, Panelists & State Representatives ahead of the session.

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Arrived for the session on ‘Interaction Between State Governments of #NorthEast and Central Government’ in Guwahati.

Glimpses of my interaction with eminent Dignitaries, Panelists & State Representatives ahead of the session. pic.twitter.com/uzqDTPqIVi

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