PM Modi to Address 8th Governing Council Meet of NITI Aayog
PM Modi : File Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the 8th Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog on the theme ‘Developed India @ 2047: Role of Team India’ at New Convention Center at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today. PM Modi is going to preside over the meeting as the chairman of NITI Aayog. During this, PM Modi will discuss issues related to health, skill development, women empowerment and infrastructure development with the aim of making India a developed nation by 2047.

NITI Aayog said eight major themes will be discussed during the day-long meeting, which include (1) Developed India @ 2047, (2) Thrust on MSMEs, (3) Infrastructure and investment, (4) Reducing compliance (v) women empowerment, (vi) health and nutrition, (vii) skill development, and (vii) driving force for area development and social infrastructure.

It added, “The meeting will have the participation of Chief Ministers/Lt. Governors of all States and Union Territories, Union Ministers as ex-officio members, and Vice-Chairman and Members of NITI Aayog.” As a preparation for the 8th Governing Council meeting, the 2nd Chief Secretaries’ Conference was held in January 2023, where these subjects were discussed extensively.

The second Chief Secretaries’ Conference, attended by the Prime Minister, brought together selected Secretaries of the Government of India and Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs, the press release said. who actively participated by sharing thematic best practices and policy insights. As the fifth largest economy and most populous country in the world, India is on its economic development path where it can achieve accelerated growth in the next 25 years.

The development of India is closely linked with the development of the states. As the Prime Minister said in his 76th Independence Day address, ‘When our states grow, India grows’. This will be the guiding spirit of India’s inclusive and sustainable vision for the next quarter century. To achieve this vision, the meeting will provide a platform to strengthen Centre-State cooperation and build partnerships to achieve the goal of Developed India @2047.

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