PM Modi chairs Chief Secretaries conference focusing economic growth
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the National Conference of Chief Secretaries focused on achieving rapid and sustained economic growth in partnership with the states, in the national capital.
The three-day conference began on December 5. The idea behind this conference is that cooperative federalism, through Central Ministries and departments working together with States in seamless coordination, is an essential pillar for the development and progress of New India.
With this vision in mind, PM Modi conceptualised this conference, which was held for the first time in June 2022 in Dharamshala.
This year, the National Conference of Chief Secretaries is being held from January 5 and will conclude on January 7. More than 200 bureaucrats comprising representatives of the central government, chief secretaries and other senior officials of all States/Union Territories and domain experts, are participating in the conference, said the statement from Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
Meanwhile, in a podcast with Smita Prakash, Editor-in-Chief of ANI, Chief Coordinator for G20 Presidency Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, "PM Modi is probably one of the most sought-after leaders of the world for any global decisions making that you have whether it's in climate change, whether it is an issue that is political in nature or economical in nature, he is always called in. He is also called in all the G7 summits. We are part of BRICS, SCO, I2U2, and Quad... We have got these mechanisms that enable us to engage with organizations or groups of countries across the world."