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The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh addressing a conference titled “The Land of Emerging Opportunities, focus area Manipur” organised by the ASSOCHAM and Government of Manipur, through video conferencing, in New Delhi on June 22, 2021.

North-Eastern Region would lead the India’s growth story in the post-Covid-19 world

Newdelhi:22/6/21:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that Northeast will lead post-COVID India’s growth story. He said, the North Eastern Region is fast emerging as a role model in many spheres including the COVID management, and added that in the post-COVID times, when we are engaged in building up India’s economy, there will be a tendency to look for unexplored areas of generating business and revenue, and the Northeast would be seen as a perfect destination.

The Minister was speaking as chief guest at a conference titled “The Land of Emerging Opportunities, focus area Manipur” organized by ASSOCHAM and Government of Manipur. Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the kind of transformation that took place in the North-Eastern Region in the last seven years in all spheres of life under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is both incredible and unprecedented. He said, there have been constant efforts by the Government to help businesses and entrepreneurs and significant steps have been already in this direction and the reforms are underway in the area such as investment in agriculture, hydel-power, infrastructure, information and communication technology, tourism as well as in creating new avenues of growth through the development of vertically integrated food processing chains, marketing the skill development and cross-border trade.

Dr Rajesh Kumar, Chief Secretary, Government of Manipur, Mr Deepak Sood, Secretary-General, ASSOCHAM, Dr. Mahendra Aggarwal, Chairman, ASSOCHAM, Northeast Regional Development Council and Dr. B.K.Panda, IOSF, Zonal Development Commissioner, East and Northeast also addressed the conference.

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