Tag Archives: Sikkim

Vibrant North-East 2016 Summit and Exhibition inaugurated

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Union Minister Food Processing Industries Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the Vibrant North-East 2016 Summit and Exhibition in Guwahati . Speaking at the summit Smt. Badal stated that the North-Eastern states are rich in resources and the NDA Government is committed to addressing the issue of development of North East and therefore, the focus of Hon’b… Read More

Regional Consultation by NITI Task Force

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NITI Task Force on Agricultural Development held its third and last regional consultation with Northern, Eastern and North Eastern States, at NITI Aayog, New Delhi. The consultation was chaired by Dr. Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog.

The meeting was attended by the States namely Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh,… Read More

India and ADB Sign $80 Million Loan Agreement to Improve Urban Services in Two North Eastern State Capital Cities of Agartala and Aizwal


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here today an $80million loan agreement to continue improving infrastructure in two North Eastern State Capital cities.

The loan is the third tranche of a $200 million financing facility under the North Eastern Region Capital cities Development Investment Program and will be used for investments… Read More

Health Ministry releases results from 1st phase of NFHS-4 survey

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16. These are available on Ministry’s website, www.mohfw.gov.in. Findings for the 13 States of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand,… Read More

A big boost for solar rooftops in India

Solar Rooftop systems

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scaling up of budget from Rs, 600 crore to Rs. 5,000 crore for implementation of Grid Connected Rooftops systems over a period of five years upto 2019-20 under National Solar Mission (NSM). This will support Installation of 4200 MW Solar Rooftop systems… Read More

Nagaland to get Passport Cells as initiative on ‘Look Act Policy’

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The Central Government is pushing for early activation of new Passport Cells in a number of North East Region states, as part of the Centers oft-declared development and economic impetus, the ‘Look Act Policy.’

The ministry of External Affairs issued a statement on December 22, outlining some of the significant international outreach initiatives… Read More

Buddhist Circuits being developed under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Swadesh Darshan scheme

The Ministry of Tourism has launched the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the year 2014-15 with a vision to develop theme based tourist circuits on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner by synergizing efforts to focus on needs and concerns of all stakeholders to enrich tourist experience and enhance employment… Read More

Chopper Service in North Eastern Region

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Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Dr. Jitendra Singh has informed that in order to provide connectivity to remote areas and difficult terrains, helicopter services are in operation within the States of North East and also for inter-state services in the Region. Helicopter services are in operation… Read More

Fourth International Tourism Mart inaugurated in Gangtok

The 4th International Tourism Mart (ITM) was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, along with the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Chamling in Gangtok, Sikkim . The ITM has been organized by the Union Ministry of Tourism in association with the North … Read More

Report of the Sub-Group of CMs on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan submitted

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal, and the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Harish Rawat, today called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, and submitted the final report of the sub-group of Chief Ministers on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.

The Prime Minister complimented the … Read More