PM-DevINE Syllabus GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     23rd December 2023        

Context: Recently, the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) held a meeting with Chief Ministers, seeking "feasible concept notes" as just over 10% of funds under the Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE) have been sanctioned.


  • About: It is a new scheme for the Northeastern states which was announced in the Union Budget. 
  • Implementation: PM-DevINE will be implemented by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), through the North Eastern Council or central ministries and agencies.
  • Time constraints: Efforts will be made to complete the PM-DevINE projects by 2025-26 so that there are no committed liabilities beyond this year.
  • Significance: The parameters of N-E states in respect of Basic Minimum Services (BMS) are well below the national average and there are critical development gaps as per the NER District Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index 2021-22 prepared by NITI Aayog, UNDP and MDoNER.
  • Objectives:

oFund infrastructure convergently, in the spirit of PM GatiShakti.

oSupport social development projects based on felt needs of the NER.

oEnable livelihood activities for youth and women.

oFill the development gaps in various sectors.

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