The central government announced a mega investment and connectivity programme for the northeastern states . The plan is to infuse Rs.10,000 crore through 400 programmes expected to be rolled out in the next four years. The investments relate to enhancing telecom infrastructure, setting up BPOs, boosting electronics manufacturing , giving push to digital payments, start-ups and cyber security. An investment of Rs.7,800 crore will be made for enhancing towers, optic fibre and other connectivity initiatives.
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