Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a meeting of all chief ministers, chief secretaries and DGPs of Northeastern states on July 24 during which he is expected to take stock of the law and order and Covid-19 situation in the region. During the two-day visit on July 24-25, the home minister will also inaugurate a cryogenic oxygen plant, visit the headquarters of the Assam Rifles in Shillong and attend an event in Guwahati.
The home minister will chair a meeting of chief ministers, chief secretaries and DGPs of all Northeastern states in Shillong on Saturday, a home ministry official said. Shah is expected to take stock of the law and order and Covid-19 situation there. The meeting will held held at the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) where he will also review the functioning of the space science and technology centre of the region.
Union Minister for Science and Technology and Space Jitendra Singh and Minister for Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) G Kishan Reddy will also accompany the home minister during the trip. The NESAC, a joint initiative of the Department of Space (DoS) and the North Eastern Council (NEC), helps augment the developmental process in the region by providing advanced space technology support.