- The Departments / Ministries Exempted from making for the North Eastern Region in the Budget Estimates (BE 2010-11) are:
Personnel & Training
Petroleum & Natural Gas
Social Justice& Empowerment*
Science & Technology
Scientific & Industrial Research
- * Only 2% of the funds for Scheduled Castes Division (SCD) are allocated to NER. The norm of 10% allocation is applied to sectors other than SCD.