Guwahati, the capital of Assam and the only metropolitan city in the entire North Eastern Region is also the entry point for the North Easter Region. The city has a rich historical past. Earlier the city was known as Pragjyotishpur (the light of Eastern quarers) which finds mention in Mahabharat, Ramayana, Raghubansha of Kalidas, During British days Guwahati lost its political pre-eminence to Shillong which they chose as state capital. In 1971 with reorganization of Assam State, Guwahati again recovered its political, Pre-eminence in north east region by becoming capital of Assam.

Guwahati, the capital of Assam and the only metropolitan city in the entire North Eastern Region is also the entry point for the North Easter Region.

The Master Development Plan for Guwahati Region prepared for the horizon year 2025 is approved in the JDA 60th Authority Meeting Dated 05/09/2011.

The Master Development Plan for Guwahati Region prepared for the horizon year 2025 is approved in the JDA 60th Authority Meeting Dated 05/09/2011.

 
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