NELC adopts the “Tawang Declaration” for the sustainable exploitation of the region’s resources
North East Leaders Connect (NELC), a community of like-minded leaders and actors from the North East region, recently came together for the network’s 10th anniversary in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
The main members of the group adopted the “Tawang Declaration” at their meeting on October 31 and November 1.
“NELC believes that North East India is endowed with immense natural beauty and geostrategic significance. The region has inherent potential, especially in the areas of tourism, organic farming, horticulture, food processing, crafts, music, sports and IT services. It is important to harness the region’s abundant natural resources in a sustainable and scientific way, while keeping the local ecology in mind. Achieving this goal will ensure a stronger, resilient and progressive India ”, reads the“ Tawang Declaration ”.
Among others, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu and Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma are the members of the group.
“Guided by the core understanding that young people are the future and the key to ensuring any sustainable intervention, North East Leaders Connect will continue to bring together diverse young minds and leaders. They will receive a platform to network, be mentored and collaborate in building a dynamic, dynamic and coherent Northeast, ”said a statement from the group.
Besides Rijiju, Khandu and Sangma, founding members of North East Leaders Connect include: Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi, Nagaland Lawmaker Mmhonlumo Kikon, Manipur Lawmaker RK Imo Singh, MP Rajya Sabha Sushmita Dev, Former Indian Footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, Advisor to the Chief Minister of Nagaland and Associate Vice President of Indian Athletics Federation Abu Metha, Entrepreneur Lalrin Tluanga Jahau, Income Tax Commissioner G Gaichanglungliu Kamei, YouthNet Founder Hekani Jakhalu, Founding Editor / Editor at Eastern Sentinel Jarpum Gamlin, Founder and Editor in Chief at EastMojo Karma Paljor, Mayfair Advisor Hotels and Director Right Clique Hospitality Bjorn De Niese, Managing Director of Center Point Group Enterprise Larsing Ming Sawyan, Founder and Director of Edu Center Pvt Ltd. Lezo Putsure and founder of EastMojo, Tattva Creations and the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival Tanushree Hazarika.
NELC members include policy makers, business innovators, journalists, social entrepreneurs, educators, health experts, sports figures, development practitioners and more.
The vision of North East Leaders Connect is “to act as a catalyst for the promotion of a dynamic and robust economy, good governance, the maintenance of ecology and the preservation of our cultural identity to engage our young people and our communities. in the North-East ”.