Union Home Minister Amit Shah is visiting Shillong today to chair the 69th Plenary Meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC). Meghalaya Government has made elaborate arrangements to host the Union Home Minister and beefed up all security arrangements.
The meeting would be attended by the MoS (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) and Vice-Chairman, Dr Jitender Singh and members of the NEC comprising Governors and Chief Ministers of the eight north-eastern States.
Senior officials from north-eastern States and Central Government Ministries are also expected to be present. There will be presentations from the Ministry of DoNER, NEC, the State Governments and selected Central Ministries on various developmental initiatives and plans for the North-East Region during the two-day session.
Mr. Shah will also launch the Ayushman Bharat programme for central armed police forces at Guwahati in Assam this evening. Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will also attend the programme. Mr Shah will also attend the opening ceremony of the first anniversary of the BTR Accord at Kokrajhar tomorrow. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his ministerial colleagues will also attend the programme