The North-Eastern region of India was known in ancient lore as Kamarupa, with its central city of Guwahati being known as Pragjyotishpura. The Brahmaputra is the lifeline of North-Eastern India. It has its source in the Himalayan ranges of Western Tibet, joins the Padma, which is easternmost branch of the Ganga, and empties together with the Ganga into the Bay of Bengal.

The Brahmaputra Conference consists of: