Project Seven Sisters, Gauhati. 184 likes. The project has been initiated to Develop North East sector of India. With Agriculture, Rural Issues, Environment, Skill Development, Health, Women Empowe Jan 01, 2020 · So a “subset of the seven sisters and one brother — the New Yorkers, and one of us from Boston — met during the Christmas holiday to figure out the logistics. We had the blueprints of the building. They weren’t secret — we would go to the library, pull down the books, and put them on the Xerox machine. The project was launched in 1947 with the Council of Ministers approving the ‘Decree on the construction of high-rise buildings in Moscow’. The initiative came personally from Stalin, which implies that the Seven Sisters were designed in accordance with his personal tastes and preferences. However, by 1805 the first series Ordnance Survey map was showing the area as Seven Sisters. The name is derived from seven elms which were planted in a circle with a walnut tree at their centre on an area of common land known as Page Green. The clump was known as the Seven Sisters by 1732.