CM seeks details of issues to be raised in NITI Aayog meeting
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat will also be attending the fifth governing body meet of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday. In the meeting, he will express his views on various issues related to the state. To prepare for this important meeting, the chief minister deliberated upon various issues with the chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh and other senior officials here on Thursday.
The chief minister directed officials to prepare data on efforts undertaken in the state for water augmentation and conservation along with data on water sources of rivers and other water bodies. The details of problems and solutions in this sphere should also be prepared, he said. Further, the chief minister directed officials to prepare details of efforts being undertaken to encourage MSME, hydro power, organic farming, growth centres and agriculture.
Details should also be compiled on issues like preventing damage caused by wild animals to agriculture, research facility at ICAR level for traditional crops, purchase and sale of agricultural produce, inclusion of native produce in midday meal scheme, construction of border roads, development of Tanakpur-Bageshwar-Karnprayag rail line and establishment of weather stations in the state for accurate meteorological information. In addition to these issues, the CM is also slated to express his views on other issues pertaining to the state in the NITI Aayog meeting. Principal secretary Manisha Panwar, secretaries Amit Singh Negi, R Meenakshi Sundaram, D Senthil Pandiyan and other officials were also present in the meeting chaired by the CM on Thursday.
Friday, 14 June 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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