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Shutdown Diktat Protested

Sit-in protest against Kangla Food Products, Nambol shutdown diktat of KCP-MTF. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 12: Employees of Kangla Food Products, Nambol today staged sit-in protest in front of its factory in denunciation of the armed outfit KCP-MTF proclaiming ban on the activities of the... 

Traders’ Meet

IMPHAL, May 9: Construction work for setting up of the Integrated Check Post at Moreh, aimed at boosting Indo-Myanmar Border Trade, would be taken up within six months, announced Principal Secretary (Commerce & Industries) O Nabakishore. Speaking at an ‘importer-exporter’ meet organized... 

Some Steps To lessen Woes Of Duped Investors

Through this esteemed newspaper I would like to put forward some of my humble opinions as well some suggestions in order to solve (at least to a certain extent) the severe financial problems being faced by the sub-agents, investors and their down lines who got themselves involved/invested in the so-called... 

Manipur Situation Not A Biz Deterrent

IMPHAL, April 27: The grave law and order situation in Manipur has not deterred investors, though a majority of them are still hesitant to do business in the state. Representatives of more than 20 companies explored business possibilities by interacting with ministers, government officials and local... 
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Erabot, TN Hard Sells State’s Potential To Investors

IMPHAL, Apr 27 : Highlighting the rich potential that Manipur has to offer for various industrial sectors, Industry Minister Y Erabot and his Cabinet colleague TN Haokip, who holds the Tourism portfolio, have urged investors of the country to set up business units in the State. The focal sectors include... 

Incentive For Northeast India: Does It Help?

Introduction: The incentive package scheme under the North East Industrial Policy, 1997, reintroduced as the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), 2007 intended to promote biotechnology and power generation up to 10 MW and employment generation for the region. The strategy is... 

North-East’s First Homoeopathy Medicine Making Unit In Tripura

AGARTALA, Mar 21: To tap the vast resource-pool of medicinal plants in northeast India, the region’s first homoeopathy medicines manufacturing unit was inaugurated in Tripura Monday by Hahnemann Medical Research Private Ltd. With state of the art technology and modern laboratories, the Rs.1.25-crore... 

Union Budget 2011 For Agricultural Sector

Union Finance Minister presented India’s budget for the financial year beginning in April 2011. The budget covers (a) Taxes, (b) Subsidies, (e) Fiscal Deficit, (d) Sector Spending, (e) Agriculture, (f) On the state of the economy, (g) Spending, (h) Revenue, (i) Growth inflation expectations, G) Disinvestment,... 

Now, Non-Congress Forum For NE Growth

GUWAHATI: Major regional and non-Congress parties of the northeast have decided to come together under one umbrella to work for the development of the region and also fight elections for a stronger presence. At a meeting chaired by NCP leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma in New Delhi on February... 

Horticulture For Diversification Of Agriculture —With Special Reference To Tamenglong District—

Introduction of Mushroom cultivation as an industry will be the pivotal role for employment and income generation. Horticulture which includes fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers, mushrooms, floriculture, medicinal and aromatic plants, cashew, coconut, and oil palm has been emerging as an important... 

Arunachal Clocks India’s Fastest Growth Rate Of 22.43% in 2010

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. Image Credit: connect.in.com NEW DELHI: The northeastern state of Arunchal Pradesh clocked the highest economic growth rate in the country of 22.43 percent in 2009-10, followed by Mizoram and Goa, according to a government report. Arunachal Pradesh‘s Gross State Domestic... 

Cut In Import Duty To Hit Incense Units

GUWAHATI, March 4: The reduction in import duty from 30 per cent to 10 per cent on bamboo sticks for agarbatti (incense stick) will hit the industry in the Northeast, affecting nearly 30,000 women whose average income is between Rs 75 and Rs 105 daily, a study has revealed. Announced in the Union budget... 

Ukhrul SHG Sets New Benchmark, New Goals

IMPHAL, Mar 4: For a group of women in an Ukhrul district hamlet, economic emancipation and breaking away from the traditional toil at the fields is the driving force to come together and contribute their mite towards socio-economic transformation of the society. Revered for their hard working nature...