| The North-East
Region58. Government is committed to the speedy economic development
of the North-Eastern States and Sikkim. Priority is being given for development of
infrastructure, specially airports, railways, power and national highways so as to remove
the sense of isolation perceived in many parts of the North-East. To provide more
facilities for vocational education, 50 more Industrial Training Institutes and 446
Computer Information Centres would be established in the North-Eastern States within the
next two years.
59. For realizing the potential for agricultural and horticultural development in the North-East, schemes for minor irrigation and horticulture will be encouraged. A Technology Mission for horticultural development in the North-Eastern States will also be launched.