Amit Shah to chair 68th Plenary Session of NEC on Sep 8 & 9 in Guwahati
GUWAHATI | Sept 6, 2019:
The 68th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) is being held in Guwahati on the 8th & 9th September, 2019 under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister, and Chairman of NEC, Amit Shah.
The meeting would be attended by the MoS (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) & Vice Chairman NEC, Dr Jitendra Singh and members of the NEC consisting of the Governors and Chief Ministers of the eight north eastern states and other members. Senior officials from the states and key Ministries of the Government of India are also expected to be present.
During the two-day session, there will be presentations from the Minister of DoNER, NEC, the state governments as well as a few selected Central Ministries on various developmental issues which are critical to the Region.
The Plenary is expected to deliberate on progress of ongoing projects, outlays by Central Ministries in the North Eastern Region and plans for the period beyond March 2020 when the Fourteenth Finance Commission term comes to an end.