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PM Modi to grace Golden Jubilee celebrations in Shillong tomorrow.

Last updated on July 29th, 2023 at 05:17 pm

The North Eastern Council (NEC) will celebrate its Golden Jubilee on 18th December 2022 and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will attend the event. He will address a public meeting and an official meeting of the NEC on this occasion.

While the public meeting will be organized at the Polo Grounds in Shillong, the official meeting of the Council will be held at the State Convention Centre Auditorium.

The Union Home Minister, DoNER Ministers, Governors and Chief Ministers of the North Eastern states, Central Ministers belonging to the North Eastern Region, local MPs, and MLAs, and nominated Members of the NEC will also attend the celebration.

The state Chief Secretaries, selected Secretaries of Central Ministries, senior officers from the North Eastern states, and Heads of iconic Institutions set up with support from the NEC have also been invited.

The North Eastern Council (NEC) was established in 1971 by an Act of Parliament. The 50th anniversary of its formal inauguration will be celebrated in November 2022.

It was decided at the 70th Plenary meeting at Guwahati, held under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister and Chairman NEC, that this important milestone of the NEC would be celebrated in a befitting manner. The NEC’s Golden Jubilee celebration will be held in Shillong on December 18, 2022.

The Prime Minister will inaugurate various important projects of the North Eastern Region during the day, including the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong, NEC projects, and Meghalaya state projects, and lay foundation stones for some other projects. He will also dedicate 4G towers to Meghalaya.

The “GOLDEN FOOTPRINTS”, a commemorative volume chronicling NEC’s contribution towards the development of the North Eastern Region over the last fifty years, was released. will also be out during the Golden Jubilee event.

The contents of this book have been taken from the Archives of the Council and from the official records of the eight member states of the Council.

It also captures in color the iconic infrastructure and development works supported by the NEC in the recent past.

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