The 7th edition of IMI’s Annual Meet of the Mountain States (MoMS- VII) was held in New Delhi on 18th February, 2019. The meet followed up on the 7th SMDS, organized at Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, the theme of which was “Wellbeing of the Next Generation of Farmers in the context of Climate Change”.
MoM VII was inaugurated by Shri Ramnganing Muivah, IAS, Secretary, North Eastern Council (NEC), who released the proceedings of SMDS VII and the policy briefs of the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) project on “Understanding Mountain Peoples’ Approach and Practices to Combating Climate Change in the IHR”. The meet also gave an opportunity for discussion on emerging discourses on Mountain policies and reports. In this light, the event was further divided to incorporate panel discussions on the 15th Finance Commission and group discussions on the five NITI Aayog working reports as well as a presentation on the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment Reports.