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North-east India falls in the distinctive part of Indo Burma hotspots which ranks 6th among the 25 biodiversity region of the world. The region is a treasure trove for herbs, plants, animals and microbial resources. Despite of all the natural resources, North East remain one of the most secluded terrain of India with all the possibilities of economy rise. Realizing that some one has to take the initiative first, Association for Promoting North-East India (APNEI) stepped forward with unique ideas and concepts to attract attention of globetrotters to this part of the world.

North-East India lie deep in the lap of easternmost Himalayan hills in north-eastern part of India. Connected to rest of India by merely 20 km of wide land (at Siliguri, West Bengal) the North-East India shares over 2,000 km of border with Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Important Facts about North-East 


  • The Union Government set up the Department of Development of North Eastern Region in September, 2001 and upgraded it to a Ministry in May, 2004 underscoring the its complete commitment to ensure development with equity for the NER to unleash the potential of its human and natural resources.
  • Dr Jitendra Singh is present Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge).  His Constituency : Udhampur (Jammu & Kashmir)

States Constituting the North-East, India

  1. Assam
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Mizoram
  5. Manipur
  6. Nagaland
  7. Sikkim
  8. Tripura





Capital/CM/Governors/No. of Districts in North-East, India


S. No
States
Capitals
Chief Ministers
Governors
1.
Assam
Dispur
Sarbananda Sonowal
P B Acharya
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar
Kalikho Pul
J P Rajkhowa
3.
Meghalaya
Shillong
Dr Mukul Sangma
V Shanmuganathan
4.
Mizoram
Aizawl
Lal Thanhawla
Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma
5.
Manipur
Imphal
Okram Ibobi Singh
V Shanmuganathan
6.
Nagaland
Kohima
TR Zeliang
PB Acharya
7.
Sikkim
Gangtok
Pawan Kumar Chamling
Shriniwas Patil
8.
Tripura
Agartala
Manik Sarkar
Tathagata Roy

  

High Courts of North-East, India 

S. No
States
High Court  HQ
Chief Justice
Remarks (if any)
1.
Assam
Guwahati
Ajit Singh
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
Gauhati High Court
Itanagar Permanent Bench
3.
Meghalaya
Shillong
Justice Dinesh Maheshwari
4.
Mizoram
Gauhati High Court
Aizawl Bench
5.
Manipur
Imphal
Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad
6.
Nagaland
Gauhati High Court
Kohima Bench
7.
Sikkim
Gangtok
Justice Satish Kumar Agnihotri
8.
Tripura
Agartala
Justice T. Vaiphei

North-East at a Glance

S. N
States
Official Language
Date of Attaining Statehood
Tribes
Rivers
International Borders
1.
Assam
Assamese, Bengali, Bodo & English
15th August, 1947
Negritos, Dravidians, Alpines, Tibeto Burmese and Aryans, etc
Brahmaputra
Subansiri
Buridehing
Pagladia
Borak
Kushiyara
Surma
Bhutan , Bangladesh
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
English
20 February, 1987
Minyongs, Karkos, Shimongs,Bogum and Bomis, etc
Subansiri
Lohit
Dihang
Kameng
Bhutan
China
Myanmar
3.
Meghalaya
Khasi, Puar and Garo with Engilish
21 January 1972
Khasis, Garos and Pnars or Jaintias, etc
Kopili
Bangladesh
4.
Mizoram
Mizo, English
20th February, 1987
Ralte, Paite, Dulien, Poi, Sukte, etc
Tlawng
Tlau
Chhimtuipui
Myanmar
Bangladesh
5.
Manipur
Manipuri
21st January, 1972
Aimol, Anal, Chiru, Chothe, Gangte,etc
Thoubal, Fril, Sekmai, Kongba, Chakpi, Khuga
Myanmar
6.
Nagaland
English
1st December, 1963
Sangtam, Sema, Yimchunger and Zeliang,etc
Tsurong, Nanung, Tsurang or Disai, Tsumok, Menung, Dzu, Langlong, Zunki,
Myanmar
7.
Sikkim
English
May 16, 1975
Lepchas, Bhutias and Nepalese ,etc.
Teesta
Bhutan
Nepal
China
8.
Tripura
English and Bengali
21st January, 1972
Garo, Lusai, Reang, Garo, etc
Longai
Juri
Deo
Bangladesh
  

National Park/Wildlife Sanctuary/Folk Dance/Power Plant/Dam

S. No.
States
National Parks/Wildlife Sanctuaries
Folk Dances
Power Plants
Dams
Stadium
1.
Assam
Kaziranga National Park ,
Manas National Park,
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Bihu
Kopili Hydro Electric Power Plant

Khandong power station
Subansiri dam
Nehru Stadium Guwahati- Paradise for Cricket lovers
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
Namdapha National Park,
Mouling National Park
Bardo Chham
Ranganadi Hydro Electric Project
Ranganadi Dam
3.
Meghalaya
Selbagre Hoolock Gibbon Reserve,
Nokrek National Park
Nongkrem
Umiam Dam
Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, Meghalaya- A place for gifted footballers
4.
Mizoram
Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary
Bizu, BizuKhuangchawi
Tuirial Dam
Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Aizawl- A destination for football and athletic games
5.
Manipur
Keibul Lamjao National Park
Pung Cholom:
Khuga dam
6.
Nagaland
Pulie Badze Sanctuary,
Ghosu Bird Sanctuary
Aaluyattu
Doyang Hydro Electric Project
Doyang Dam
Nagaland Cricket stadium- Perfect pitch for Cricket
7.
Sikkim
Khangchendzonga National Park,
Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary
Singhi Chaam
Khukuri Naach
Rangit Dam
Paljor Stadium, Gangtok- Simply the best for Football
8.
Tripura
Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary,
Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary
Hajgiri
Agartala Gas Turbine Plant
Gumti Dam

Temples/Festivals/Airports of Northeast

Sl. No.
States
Temples
Festivals
Airports
Mountains
1.
Assam
Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati
Bihu
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwhati





The famous of the peaks are Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Makalu, Dhaulgiri, Kabru in Nepal and Mt.Jumalhari in Bhutan to Gorichen in Arunachal Pradesh.
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
Parasuram Kund temple
Mopin, Solung
3.
Meghalaya
Sri Vithal temple

Ka Pomblang Nongkrem
4.
Mizoram
5.
Manipur
Shree Govindajee Temple
6.
Nagaland
Moatsu
Hornbill Festival
7.
Sikkim
Ganesh Tok
8.
Tripura
Uma-Maheswar mandir,

Nicknames of North-East Cities

Guwahati Capital City (Assam) : “Light of the East” is famous for majestic Brahmaputra River

  • Udaipur (Tripura): Formerly called as Rangamati and Radha Kishorepur, the city of Udaipur in Tripura India is a house of many temples.

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