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Gk and current affairs Q/A 29 October 2018

By Sandeep nagyaan · 29 Oct 2018


Gk and current affairs Q/A 29 October 2018

Reference:- A festival is celebrating in North East India named “ Experiencing North East”. It shows the culture of North East India deeply.

About the festival:- This festival is a series manner and a part of ‘Destination North East’. To showcasing the diverse culture and heritage of North East all under one roof it is a main aim of this festival. This festival is organising by North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) in collaboration with India International Centre. The festival will showing the arts, handicraft, handlooms, tourism, food, culture and the vibrant strength of North East India.

About North East Council:-

The North East Council was established in 1971 by the North East Council Act 1971, To facilitate the coordination between the state it was established by this objective. The Amendment of 2002, NEC has been mandated to function as a regional planning body for the North Eastern Area and while formulating a regional plan for this area, shall give priority to the schemes and projects benefiting two or more states provided that in the case of Sikkim, the Council shall formulate specific projects and schemes for that State.

Recently Amendment of the council:-

for the nomination of the Union Home Minister as ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council (NEC) a proposal was given by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER)in June 2018. The Cabinet has also approved that Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of DoNER would serve as Vice Chairman of the Council.

Conclusion:- To bring North East closer and help assimilate the diverse cultural heritage of India the Destination North East is a good step taken by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region DoNER.

Q1 The North Eastern Council (NEC) was constituted in as statutory
body in?
1. 7 th November, 1972
2. 9 th December, 1972
3. 9 th October, 1973
4. 6 th November, 1971
Answer: 1
Q2 The Headquarters of the North Eastern Council (NEC) are situated in
1. Kohima
2. Shillong
3. Gangtok
4. Imphal
Answer: 2
Q3 Who was the last state which join the North Eastern Council?
1. Manipur
2. Mizoram
3. Nagaland
4. Sikkim
Answer: 4
Q4 Who is not the member of North Eastern Council?
1. Chief Minister
2. Governor
3. Chief Secretary
4. Non of above
Answer: 3