Union Home Minister of India Amit Shah will chair the 69th Plenary Session of North Eastern Council (NEC) to be held in Shillong, Meghalaya on January 23- 24.
Additionally, the meeting would be attended by the MoS (Independent Charge), Ministry of development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) & Vice Chairman, Dr Jitender Singh and members of NEC consisting of the Hon’ble Governors and Chief Ministers of the eight Northeastern states and other members. Also, Senior Officials from the States and key Ministries of the Government of India are expected to be present.
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MOS (I/C), DoNER Dr Jitender Singh today held a meeting with senior officers of MDoNER and NEC in New Delhi to review the preparedness and modalities for the 69th Plenary Session of NEC at Shillong.
In a press release by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions stated that during the two-day session there would be presentations from Ministry of DoNER, NEC, the State Governments as well as selected Central Ministries on various developmental initiatives and plans for the Northeast Region.
The Plenary is expected to deliberate on the progress of ongoing projects, confirmation of the proceedings of the 68th Plenary meeting, outlays by Central Ministries in the Northeastern Region and plans for the period beyond March 2021 during the term of the Fifteenth Finance Commission.