North-East India – Security and Developmental Issues

[pib] ‘Experiencing North East’ festivalPIB


From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:

Prelims level: Experiencing North East festival

Mains level: Tourism promoting initiatives for North-Eastern Region



  • The ‘Experiencing North East’ festival depicting the uniqueness of North Eastern culture is being organised 27th-31st October, 2018.

‘Experiencing North East’ Festival

  1. The festival, a part of Destination North East series, is being organised by North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) in collaboration with India International Centre.
  2. The festival will showcase the vibrant strengths of North East India and display its art, handicraft, handlooms, tourism, food, culture etc.
  3. There will be special performances daily by eminent cultural troupes, bands and artistes from North East, including Nise Meruno, classical pianist and vocalist.
  4. The event which is a part of ‘Destination North East’ series aims at showcasing the diverse culture and heritage of North East all under one roof.
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