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PM Narendra Modi meets North East CMs, infra projects on agenda

by IRC-ADMIN - Jul 1 2015 12:00AM

Under Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for the North East, Rs 35,000 crore is proposed to be invested.

Chairing a meeting of the chief ministers of North East states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated the resolve of the Union government to ensure rapid and sustainable development of the region. The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya, Chief Ministers of Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura and Finance Minister of Mizoram. The CMs were briefed on infrastructure initiatives taken up by the Union government in the North East through a NITI Aayog presentation.

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