Rs 55-crore Northeast cultural and information centre to come up in Delhi

Minister of state for development of north eastern region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh said that a North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre will be set up in Delhi soon.

Singh said that the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) allotted a land measuring 1.32 acre at Sector-13, Dwarka, New Delhi, at a cost of approx Rs 6 crore, to North Eastern Council (NEC) for the purpose of construction of North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre. He said that the centre will act as a cultural and convention/information hub of the North Eastern Region in Delhi.

Singh said that it will be constructed at par with the international standards and will have a library-cum-reading room with materials on Northeast Region, an art gallery showcasing the Northeast. The project is expected to be completed within 1-2 years and at a cost of approximately Rs 50-55 crores, he added.

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