North Eastern Council (NEC)

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Overview:

The Plenary meeting of North Eastern Council concluded recently.

About:

  • NEC is not a constitutional body, but a statutory organization established in 1971 under the North Eastern Council Act, 1971.

 

Functions:

  • To function as Apex Regional Planning Body for the North Eastern Region.
  • Implementing various projects through the State and Central agencies.

 

Composition: 

  • It comprises Governors and Chief Ministers of all the 8 North-Eastern States and three members nominated by the President.

 

Administration: 

  • In June 2018, Union cabinet approved the nomination of the Home Minister as the ex-officio chairman and Minister for DoNER (Development of North-East Region) as the council’s vice chairman.

 


Source : PIB