The 10th edition of the North East Festival began here at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Friday with a focus on small and medium enterprises as well as the startup ecosystem in the region.
The cultural event was inaugurated by Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Narayan Rane, who said that the festival will help create more job opportunities and boost the startup ecosystem of the northeast.
“The primary goal of this festival organized in Delhi is to showcase the best of northeast India’s cultural resources and act as an enticing gateway for the exceptional talents of the region,” Rane said.
He added that there is an emerging startup culture in the northeast and they should take “maximum advantage of technology to boost their businesses”.
“The government is also leaving no stone unturned to educate the entrepreneurs about emerging technologies to augment the startup ecosystem in the rich Northeast region,” the minister said.