Include more information on N-E region in national syllabus: Meghalaya CM

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Shillong, Feb 20 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Saturday said there is need to include more information on the culture and history of northeastern region in the national syllabus.

This, he said, would help to promote national integration.

Sangma was virtually participating at the NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting where Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu had also made a similar suggestion.

'In the @NITIAayog Governing Council meeting chaired by @narendramodi ji, honble CM Arunachal Pradesh @PemaKhanduBJP ji gave a wonderful suggestion of including more info on north east culture chapters in national syllabus.

It will go a long way in building national integration,' the chief minister tweeted.

Sangma also stressed the importance of strengthening cooperative federalism.

'In #NitiAayog's Governing Council meet with PM @narendramodi ji, Lt Governors & CMs, stressed on the need to strengthen cooperative federalism through Sister-State relationship & the role GoI can play in fostering reciprocal economic development for States,' he added. PTI JOP MM MM