New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the National Conference of Chief Secretaries in the capital Delhi yesterday.
The first National Conference of Chief Secretaries was held in Himachal Pradesh last June. Following this, the 3-day National Conference of Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories began yesterday in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the program on the 2nd day.
The decisions taken at the first General Secretaries’ Conference were discussed in detail at the current conference. Promotion of joint ventures between the Central Government and State Governments was discussed.
Senior officials of the Central and State Governments discussed the ways to achieve rapid and sustainable economic growth in the conference. Experts from various fields gave advice on promoting industry development, creating new jobs and improving human capacity.
More focus should be given to the development of micro, small and medium enterprises. Advanced technologies should be fully utilized in the development of the industry. The country’s infrastructure needs to be improved. To attract more domestic and foreign investments.
More attention should be paid to the advancement of women. especially women’s health, nutrition; It was emphasized in the conference that serious attention should be given to skills development among others.
The conference deliberated on the experiences after the implementation of GST and addressing the shortcomings in this tax regime.
Priority should be given to Self-reliant India projects. Production and sale of local products should be encouraged. As India has assumed the leadership of G20, it should successfully conduct the conferences related to the organization. The central government has asked the state governments to provide full cooperation for this.
Prime Minister’s comment on Twitter: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted about the conference, saying, “I attended the Chief Secretaries Conference. This conference will lay the foundation for exchange of views on important policy related issues and strengthening the team effort to take India to new heights,” he said.