Traditional Pineapple Agro-forestry Systems can Address Twin Challenges of Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss

New Delhi, August 21, 2021: Pineapple-based agroforestry, traditionally practiced by ethnic “Hmar” tribe in southern Assam, can be a sustainable alternative to jhum cultivation for the North East India. This traditional practice can provide twin solutions for climate change and biodiversity loss, according to a new study. Jhum cultivation, also called swidden agriculture, the dominant agricultural […]

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NEIFW 2021: 5th North-East India Traditional Fashion Week begins

New Delhi, July 24, 2021: Dr. Virendra Kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, virtually inaugurated the “5th North-East India Traditional Fashion Week (NEIFW) 2021” in the presence of Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Km. Pratima Bhoumik and A. Narayanaswamy. Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) Anjali Bhawra […]

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78 New Routes Approved Under UDAN 4.0

New Delhi, August 27, 2020: 78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- UdeDesh Ka AamNagrik (UDAN) have been approved following the three successful rounds of bidding by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. This will further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country. The North Eastern Region, Hilly […]

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Japan and India take to Bamboo research among others for development in North-East

The Ambassador of Japan to India, Kenji Hiramatsu called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh in New Delhi today. The two discussed cooperation in various sectors in India’s North-Eastern Region (NER) including infrastructure […]