Shillong: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired the 69th plenary meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC) here.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Union Minister for the Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh, who is the vice-chair of the Council, received the home minister at the helipad in Upper Shillong.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Governor Jagdish Mukhi and Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga gave the plenary a miss and were represented by their deputies, NEC officials said.
A large number of state and Central officials are attending the two-day meeting.
At the plenary, various developmental projects are being reviewed, and future plans for the Northeast are being taken up, the officials said. (PTI)