Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE)

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Overview:

Union Cabinet recently approved a new Scheme “Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE) for the remaining four years of the 15th Finance Commission from 2022-23 to 2025-26.

About Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE):

  • It is a Central Sector Scheme with 100% central funding.
  • It will be implemented by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER).
  • It will have an outlay of Rs.6,600 crore for the four year period from 2022-23 to 2025-26.
  • The infrastructure projects will be funded in line with the priorities laid down under the PM Gati Shakti program. 
  • The objectives of PM-DevINE are to:
    • Fund infrastructure convergently, in the spirit of PM Gati Shakti;
    • Support social development projects based on felt needs of the NER;
    • Enable livelihood activities for youth and women;
    • Fill the development gaps in various sectors.

 


Source PIB