Tuesday, November 29, 2022

State level workshop deliberate on innovative initiatives, roadmaps

Various departments gave presentations on innovative initiatives and roadmaps during a state-level workshop, which was aimed to brainstorm, deliberate comprehensively and elicit the inputs of stakeholders with a view to envision India@2047.
According to a DIPR report, presentations on innovative initiatives, roadmaps were presented by School Education, Health & Family Welfare, Power, Agriculture (IFAD), Rural Development (NSRLM), Urban Development, Social Welfare, Roads & Bridges, Women Resource Development, Industries & Commerce and Information Technology & Communication. The state-level workshop on urban infra, urban transport, roads & logistics, power and industrial infrastructure was held Friday at the Directorate of Information Technology & Communication, Kohima.
Delivering a keynote address, chief secretary, J Alam stated that the purpose of the workshop was to share ideas and initiatives by the participating departments which would be then be used by the state government to present during the second national conference of chief secretaries scheduled to be held on January 2023. Alam said the ideas and innovation being practiced in the state could become a model for the country and encouraged every department to actively participate and contribute during the workshop.
Earlier, in a welcome address, secretary, works & housing, Kesonyu Yhome stressed on the importance of basic civic amenities and reasonable livelihood opportunities, and on the need for appropriate policy intervention and financial support to achieve various targets. He stated that quality infrastructure was a critical driver of quality of life and ease of living for citizens specially those at the bottom of the pyramid. Yhome asserted the need for higher investment in infrastructure which could manifest in the form of increased employment opportunities, access to market and materials, improved quality of life and empowerment of vulnerable sections.
Development commissioner, Nagaland, Amardeep Singh Bhatia, highlighted on the action items to be performed by the departments. The closing remark was presented by secretary, power, Mohammed Ali Shihab A.

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