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  • Second meeting of NITI Forum for North East to be held in Guwahati on Tuesday

    Published on December 2, 2018

    The second meeting of the newly constituted NITI Forum for North East will be held in Guwahati on Tuesday.

    It will mainly focus on issues pertaining to five critical sectors, namely tourism, bamboo, dairy, fisheries and tea. Besides, the members of the Forum, a number of experts from Government, Industry and Academia have also been invited to make the discussions more meaningful.

    The meeting will be chaired by Vice Chairman NITI Aayog  Dr Rajiv Kumar while DoNER Minister  Dr Jitendra Singh will co-chair the meeting.

    The NITI Forum for North East was constituted in February this year to periodically review the development status in North Eastern Region.

    It has been tasked to identify various constraints on the way of accelerated, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in the region and to recommend suitable interventions.