Guwahati, Sep 7 : The 68th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) will begin with a two-day session starting tomorrow in Guwahati, under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister, and Chairman, NEC, Amit Shah.
The meeting would be attended by the MoS (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), the Vice-Chairman of NEC, members of the NEC consisting of the Governors and Chief Ministers of the eight North Eastern states, including Sikkim, and other members.
Senior officials from the states and key Ministries of the Government of India are also expected to be present, an official source said here today. During the two-day session, there will be presentations from DoNER, NEC, the state governments as well as a few selected Central Ministries on various developmental issues which are critical to the NE region.
The Plenary is expected to deliberate on the progress of ongoing projects, outlays by Central Ministries in the North Eastern Region and plans for the period beyond March 2020 when the 14th Finance Commission term comes to an end. (UNI)