Act East – North East: Making Connectivity Work for Northeast India


Act East – North East: Making Connectivity Work for Northeast India

India’s Northeast is constantly evolving. Today, Northeast India is standing at the verge of a trillion dollar business opportunity. NER’s economic linkages can be accelerated by a number of measures across different areas, of which trade logistics, e-commerce supply chains, transportation and border infrastructure deserve better attention.

Much of NER’s value chain potentials with Bangladesh, ASEAN countries and rest of India in agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, processed food, engineering, automobiles, garments, pharmaceuticals, etc., have remained unlocked.

There are vast opportunities in trade with live-stock, horticulture, fishery, agro-processing sectors or natural resource areas. Value chains across NER may eventually go up once supporting supply chains are in place. For example, Read More

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