05 Sep, 2021
26 Min Read
|GS-III||Insurgency Free Prosperous North East||Internal security|
|PT Pointer||National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) - now BharatNet||Governance|
|INSPIRE Awards - MANAK scheme||Economic Issues|
The Government of India is committed to making the North East an economic hub connecting Southeast Asia under the Act East Policy.
• The Government of India has spent a total amount of Rs. 2 lakh 65 thousand 513 crores from the year 2014 to March 2021 for the development of various infrastructure projects in the North-East region.
Aim of NOFN
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24th FSDC Meeting Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 24th meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) here today. The meeting was attended by (PT Pointers for Banking and State PSC Exams) Dr. Bhagwat Kishan
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