About North East Leaders Connect

The North East Leaders Connect (NELC) is a dynamic community and network of like-minded leaders and achievers from North-East India. The members include policymakers, business innovators, journalists, social entrepreneurs, educators, healthcare experts, sports personalities, development practitioners, and more.

About the concave

YLC Conclave was organized to come up with key actionable steps required to inform and sensitize the population from the rest of India regarding the North-East and create a positive outlook about the region that looks beyond media reports of conflict to the untapped potential that the region holds in terms of cultural heritage, natural resources, and human capital. Click here to read more.

We are pleased to announce the 8th edition of the YLC Conclave. The Eighth Edition of the YLC Conclave will be held at Imphal on the 7th and 8th of October 2022. The theme this year is ‘Northeast India 2030: Towards India’s Innovative and Sustainable Growth’.


The Northeast Young Heroes Award aims to celebrate all those heroes who have made an impact on our lives. The First Edition of the Award was held in 2020, digitally.  A total of 150+ nominations came for 10 different fields which include healthcare, administration, tourism, etc. The jury shortlisted 50 of them and the voting lines were open from December 10 to December 18.  This year the North East Young heroes Award will be a part of the YLC Conclave. 
Our esteemed Jury members will nominate the Young Heroes who have done commendable work in their respective fields. Click here to know more about the criteria for nomination. 
Public voting lines open from the 18th of September till the 1st of October. The voting will be done on the EastMojo.com website and Facebook page.


The categories of North East Young Heroes Award for this year






Music and Entertainment


Global North Eastern


Gaichanglungliu Kamei

IRS, Commissioner of Income Tax

She is an Indian Civil Servant and is currently placed as a Commissioner of Income Tax in Guwahati,

Conrad Sangma

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Meghalaya

He is an Indian politician and current Chief Minister of the State of Meghalaya. Sangma became the
youngest Finance Minister of Meghalaya at the age of 30. He graduated from Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA from Imperial College, University of London.

Mmhonlumo Kikon

MLA and Advisor, Government of Nagaland

He is an Indian politician, poet, and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is the National
Spokesperson of BJP and is currently a member of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly