Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has said that the NEC (Northeastern Council) needs to reincarnate itself as a regional think-tank to fulfil the aspirations of the region. 

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu made this remark after meeting NEC Secretary – K Moses Chalai in Itanagar on Friday morning. 

The Arunachal Pradesh CM also apprised the NEC Secretary of the challenges that the state face and needs to be addressed in NEC ‘discourse’. 

CM Khandu also said that the NEC has a far greater role to play for the region. 

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Arunachal Pradesh CM tweeted: “The @NEC_GoI has to reincarnate itself as regional think-tank for #NorthEast. A meeting with #NEC Secy, Sh K Moses Chalai Ji (IAS) this morning for the nodal agency to play far greater role. Arunachal given its unique challenges need to be accorded priority in NEC discourse.” 

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