Oct 16, 2022
Our today's edition of Current Affairs is here and it is on PM-DevINE. Read about Prime Minister's Development Initiative for North East Region in this edition and upgrade your UPSC IAS 2023 preparation.
Also, find its relevance to the UPSC CSE syllabus below:
For Prelims: PM-DevINE Scheme, Central Sector Scheme, North Eastern Region
For Mains: the new PM-DevINE Scheme, Objectives of PM-DevINE, Significance of North-East India
Recently in the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Indian Prime Minister has approved a Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE) scheme for the remaining four years of the 15th Finance Commission from 2022-23 to 2025-26.
Examine the various and some recent initiatives taken by the government of India for the development of the North Eastern regions.
In case you missed reading our yesterday's edition of Current Affairs, here it is on Interpol and a Red Notice?
Other Initiatives: Look East Policy (LEP): The policy is an effort to cultivate extensive economic and strategic relations with the nations of Southeast Asia.
In 2014, the LEP was upgraded to the Act East Policy (AEP) which brought a significant change in the potential role of the North-East region.
National Bamboo Mission: It is by the Union Finance Ministry for the development of the region. Sikkim arrives on India’s air link map1: Pakyong airport was inaugurated by the Prime Minister in Sikkim. This is the first airport in the Himalayan State, and this airport is part of the UDAN scheme.
Digital North East Vision 2022 released The Union Minister for Electronics & IT released the ‘Digital North East Vision 2022’ in Guwahati. The Vision Document emphasizes leveraging digital technologies to transform the lives of people of the northeast and enhance the ease of living.
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