North Eastern Council

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About North Eastern Council:

  • North Eastern Council(NEC) was constituted as a statutory advisory body under the NEC Act,1971.
  • Members:The Council comprises Governors and Chief Ministers of constituent States and three members nominated by the President.
  • Ministry:North Eastern Council (NEC) is under the administrative purview of the Ministry of Development of the North-Eastern Region (MDoNER).
  • Chairman:Union Home Minister is ex-officio Chairman of the Council
  • Vice Chairman:Minister of State (Independent Charge),Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region(DoNER)
  • The council while formulating a regional plan for North Eastern states 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.
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