The Regional Documentation and Information Centre(RDIC) of the North Eastern Council came into being in the year 1974-75. During the last 22 years, the Centre has built up a very respectable collection of documents of research,studies and reports on various aspects of potentialities and development of this region besides setting up of a library. The prime objective behind setting up of the Centre is dissemination of information pertaining to all aspects of developmental activities, potentialities problems and plan strategies in respect of the constituent units of the North Eastern region. The other objective of the Centre was to provide necessary background information about the socio-cultural heritage as also the outlook and attitude of the people inhabiting this region.
Over the years, the RDIC has made quite a rich collection. It has a stock of more than 30,000 books, 5000 reports and subscribes to 200 journals, both national and international on various subjects relevant for planning, implementation and monitoring of schemes/projects. The Centre is subscribing to 20 daily and weekly newspapers. RDIC is also bringing out the quarterly NEC Journal and a bienniel publication on Basic Statistics of NE Region. In addition, the RDIC has been publishing brochures, booklets etc from time to time on various resources of the North Eastern Region. Various Reports on Resources, Surveys, Investigation, Project Feasibility Studies etc are available with the library for public use.