November 8

10.00 a.m.- 10.30 a.m.

Inaugural session, welcome address by DoNER Minister, Conference Hall, IGNCA Janpath, New Delhi

10.30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Conclave of leaders of North eastern States. Address by Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission.

1 – 1.25 p.m.

Address by North East brand Ambassadors – MC Mary Kom and Adil Hussain.

2.00 p.m.

Seminar on uniqueness/ issues of North East – Security, Look East Policy. To be presided by Veerappa Moily, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, it will have actor Victor Banerjee, Ranjan Mathai, former External Affairs Secretary, G.K. Pillai, former home secretary among others

5.00 p.m.

Interaction with NE students on security and other issues in Delhi with speakers Robin Hibu, Joint Commissioner, Delhi Police, and social activist Binalakshmi Nepram

6.00 p.m.

Cultural evening presenting Guru Reuban Maswanga, Mami Varte, Oamak Kamut, Phu Ning Ding aka Warkung, BK Hrangkhal and Alobo Naga and Band

It will be followed by Bollywood singer from North East, Zubin Garg with Zubili Baruah

November 9

10.00 a.m.

B2B Session on NE Tourism – Paradise Unexplored, Seminar Hall, IGNCA

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Concurrent Session: Empowering North East — Entrepreneurship in the North East, Success Stories, Skill Development Strategy; Conference Hall, IGNCA

2.30 p.m.

Interaction with NE icons including Mary Kom, Adil Hussain, Ratan Thiyam and Anshu Jamsenpa, the only mother to have scaled Mount Everest twice

5.00 p.m.

Concluding session: Agenda for North East Development

6.30 p.m.

Fashion show on NE handloom and jewellery by designers and models from the region.

7.40 p.m.

Cultural Evening presenting Sajan Nayak, Lou Majau and Alobo Naga

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