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    Development Of Northeast Is Government’s Priority: Jitendra Singh

    Construction of the North East Convetion Centre will begin soon: Jitendra Singh

    Union Minister of State (in-charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh, who visited the construction site of the North East Convention Centre in Delhi on November 13th, 2019, said that the development of the NE region is the priority of the government.

    “The Northeast region and its development are on the priority of the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Government has taken various steps to promote the culture of the Northeast region and this Centre will help in showcasing the rich culture of this region,” Sigh said. He also instructed the concerned officials to expedite the process of construction work.  

    The convention centre will include an Auditorium, State Handloom Display, Food Court, Exhibition Space, Banquet Hall, Seminar Hall, Museum and Library, among others. 

    The Delhi Development Authority has allotted land for the project at Sector-13, Dwarka, New Delhi to North Eastern Council (NEC) for the purpose of construction of North Eastern Convention Centre. The area of the site is 5359 sqm (1.32 acres). This Centre will act as a cultural and convention/ information hub of the North Eastern Region in Delhi. It will be constructed at par with the international standards and will have a library-cum-reading room with material on North Eastern Region, an art gallery showcasing the North East.

    Photo credit: @DrJitendraSingh


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