Typical about a professional from 'mainland India' !
"An overwhelming 87% professionals can't name all the states of North East India, a survey of 458 people from sectors like the media, communication, advertising, public relations, human resources, finance and marketing -- whose media consumption is considerably higher than an average Indian -- has revealed."
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1. 52% have a highly negative perception about North East India
2. 76% have no idea about any peace talks going on between govt and any militant group of NE
3. 91% have no knowledge about Northeast Industrial Policy
4. 70% respondents won't believe it if one states the fact that three NE states have higher per capita income than the national average
5. 30% of professionals will never go and work in NE even if that best suits their career interest
6. 75% respondents don't know that the current UPA govt has ministers hailing from Northeast
7. 42.7% advocates changes in the educational curriculum to provide more information about NE
8. 56.3% wants government to run mass awareness drive nationwide to educate people on NE.
Source : Hindusatan Times : http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/NewDelhi/87-professionals-can-t...