The three-day first National Conference of Chief Secretaries of all the states is starting from Wednesday at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala. For this the Chief Secretaries have started reaching Dharamshala. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the conference on 16 and 17 June.
The conference will be inaugurated by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba at 5:00 pm on Wednesday. For this, a pandal has been decorated in the cricket stadium. In this conference, which will run from June 15 to 17, the implementation of new education policy, urban governance, crop diversification and self-reliance in agricultural commodities will be discussed. More than 200 people representing the central government from all states, union territories and thematic sector experts will participate in this conference. The focus will be on rapid and sustained economic growth in partnership with the Center and the States. That is why this conference is considered important.
The basis of cooperation based work for high growth with sustainability in agriculture, job creation, education, ease of living and self-reliance will be prepared in the conference. The agenda of this conference has been prepared after deliberation in more than 100 meetings in six months. Three themes have been identified for detailed deliberation, implementation of the National Policy on Education, urban governance, crop diversification and self-reliance in oilseeds, pulses and other agro-commodities. School and higher education will be considered under the National Policy on Education.
The best practices of the States and UTs under each subject will be presented in the conference for mutual learning. There will be a session on the Aspirational District Programme, which will consider the achievements so far, which include successful case studies including data based governance presented by young collectors in specific districts.
A special session on ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav-2047 Roadmap. Apart from this, sessions will be held on Mission Karmayogi to reduce compliance burden for ease of doing business, Centre-State coordination to ensure maximum coverage and last-man delivery of schemes, Transforming India’s infrastructure and capacity building.
Discussion will be held in the Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog. Chief ministers and administrators of all states and union territories will be present in this important meeting. Based on this, an action plan will be finalized with broad consensus at the national level.