Meeting Of North Eastern Council:
The Plenary meeting of North Eastern Council concluded recently.
- NEC is not a constitutional body, but a statutory organization established in 1971 under the North Eastern Council Act, 1971.
Functions as Apex Regional Planning Body for the North Eastern Region.
- It comprises Governors and Chief Ministers of all the 8 North-Eastern States and three members nominated by the President.
- In June 2018, Union cabinet approved the nomination of the Home Minister as the ex-officio chairman and Minister for DoNER (Development of North-East Region) as the council’s vice chairman.