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Three-day Odisha Vikash Conclave from Sept 19

| | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

An Odisha Vikash Conclave would be held here from September 19 to 21. Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Arvind Panagaria would inaugurate the conclave, informed CYSD member-secretary Jagadananda at a Press meet on Friday.

The conclave would focus on issues like tribal empowerment and development, rain-fed agriculture, employment skill, migration, food and nutrition security, water and health, etc., Jagadananda said.

The pace of development in last few decades during the phase of political stability in the State would be prime focus of the conclave, he informed. A set of recommendations would be submitted both to State and Central Governments with specific suggestions to augment development process of Odisha. In the backdrop of issues, concerns and challenges of last few decades the conclave would draft the recommendations after a thorough debate, Jagadananda said.

He also informed that a CSR dialogue would be held in the conclave coordinated by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The prime objective of the conclave is to create a platform for multi stake holders like the Government, the civil society and the research institutes etc. for a shared understanding on the development challenges in the State, he added.

Representatives from partner organisations of the conclave Giri Rao from the Vasundhara, Anil Pradhan from the Shiksha Adhikar Abhiyan, Umi Daniel from the Aid in Action and Bikash Pati from the Water Aid were present, among others.




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