Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland. PM Modi was happy to have experienced the warm hospitality of the sisters and brothers of Nagaland. The honesty, simplicity, inherent strong character and hardworking attitude of the people of Nagaland is truly special.
Narendra Modi highlighted the steps taken by the Central Government for the overall development of the Northeast. The Central Government has earmarked Rs 53,000 crore in the Union Budget for development of Northeast. Rs 28,000 crore has been earmarked for construction of new railway lines to boost connectivity. Rs. 5,000 crore has been earmarked for improvement of intrastate power transmission systems and a similar amount for boosting mobile connectivity.