The Northeast Industrial Policy initiated by the Government of India further contributed in encouraging investment and industries in the region. But the will of the people always prevails. Once the youth are engaged in formal work, the small terrorist outfits will stop growing and lose its strength. Consequently, education is slowly losing its value in the minds of the people there. Maoists, in turn, are said to be providing explosives ammonium nitrate and funds to the northeast groups. Infrastructure, Education , health and Employment problems Flyovers, roads, electricity supply, drinking water, schools, hospitals and colleges, all are in very bad condition. Reserves of petroleum and natural gas in the region are estimated to constitute a fifth of India's total potential.
This is one of the most fatal challenges we are posed against. What does that even mean? If leaders fail to creatively respond to our challenges, we are doomed. The politico-administrative arrangements made by the Centre have also been lacking. We need to achieve the conversion of the affluent natural resource of the region into prosperity of the people to eliminate unemployment. However, it must also be mentioned that internal conflicts have been a permanent feature of the Asian political landscape since 1945, of which post-colonial India is no exception. Uranium mining, which is most damaging to the environment, is also being carried out in the state.
Air pollution, water pollution, garbage and pollution of the natural environment are all challenges for India. These and numerous other examples can be cited here. Without leadership, social development and unity are a far cry. The ethnic communities which are native to the north-eastern region have cultivated a strong sense of unity over the years. Youth is educated and have the skill but fail to make a living due to lack of the resources.
This means they do not have the means to invest in their land, which keeps them from upgrading or adopting new farming techniques, which would have brought higher dividends for them. The thing with racism is it comes with very little shame associated with it. The region's high rainfall, averaging around 10,000 millimetres 390 in and above creates problems of the ecosystem, high seismic activity, and floods. The region is covered by the mighty Brahmaputra-Barak river systems and their tributaries. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea mention a people called Sêsatai in the region, who produced , so prized in the old world. The northeastern states were established during the of the 19th and early 20th centuries, when they became relatively isolated from traditional trading partners such as and.
He later compiled a book on the interdependence and commonness of the Seven Sister States, and named it the Land of Seven Sisters. The North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. Department of Economics and Statistics, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Statistical Abstract of Arunachal Pradesh, 1994-95 to 2006-07,Itanagar. India then exerted diplomatic pressure on Bhutan, offering support in removing the rebel organisations from its soil. As of 1 January 2015, major militant activities are being conducted in , , and.
However, on the other hand the region also faces some unique challenges, which hinders its growth process to a large extent. And all of these factors only compound the challenges faced by Northeast India farmers. If any region has faced the discrimination in its homeland, it is North-east of India. For instance, if you want to reach Imphal via Guwahati, either you have to take a flight or spend some 14 to 16 odd hours in a bus. This fact has resulted in numerous side effects which are already causing long term damage. At another level, conflict in the region has been an all pervasive phenomena, and in its violent form, it has not only affected the territorial and political sovereignty of the Indian state, but also the life of the various people living in the region in incomprehensible and inexplicable terms. A usual scene there is that of the educated young boys loitering around aimlessly or playing carom at the corner shop, or just gossiping endlessly.
The basic structure of Indian constitution is to be overhauled. The region shares an international border of 5,182 kilometres 3,220 mi about 99 percent of its total geographical boundary with the neighbouring countries — 1,395 kilometres 867 mi with , China in the north, 1,640 kilometres 1,020 mi with in the east, 1,596 kilometres 992 mi with in the south-west, 97 kilometres 60 mi with Nepal in the west and 455 kilometres 283 mi with in the north-west. Ironically, this causes the majority of the turmeric farmers to just sell their produce in their native raw state at far lesser prices. In the mountainous areas of Arunachal Pradesh, the Himalayan ranges in the northern border with and experience the lowest temperatures with heavy snow during winter and temperatures that drop below freezing. We have become psychologically disintegrated and morally degenerated and politically bankrupt. An insurgency is an armed rebellion against a constituted authority when those taking part in the rebellion are not recognized as belligerents.
And if the standard of living of such a society is much higher than what its productive forces can afford, such an economic condition creates moral degeneration and, consequently, loss of character. Two negative aspects of our demography are prominent. The crime rates in north-eastern states have increased at an alarming rate. As an example, 81% of the population of Meghalaya is agrarian, with individual land holding averaging half an acre. This hotspot is the second largest in the world, next only to the , with an area 2,206,000 square kilometres 852,000 sq mi among the 25 identified.
In the colonial period 1826—1947 , North East India was made a part of from 1839 to 1873, when Assam became its own province. This exacerbated the isolation that has been recognized, but not studied. The lack of modernization is also visible in post-harvest activities for high-value produce like the. Therefore, the people there have limited options, and the job versus the population ratio in the remaining sectors is abysmally low. A small number of Tai—Kadai languages Ahom, Tai Phake, Khamti, etc.
Fragmented Land Holding Between 1951 and 2001, the population of Northeast India saw a 350% increase. No internal traffic barriers in the region. It is a civilizational category with concrete historical and cultural foundation. This is against the prevailing norms of any legal system in the present world. According to a Census report Primary Census Abstract of Assam, 2011 , the decadal population growth rate in nine districts, which are allegedly dominated by illegal immigrants, is over 20 per cent.