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News18 Network to organise Rising Chhattisgarh on September 18 in Raipur

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News18 Network to organise Rising Chhattisgarh on September 18 in Raipur

News18 Network is organising ‘Rising Chhattisgarh 2017’ in Raipur on September 18, 2017. The Chief Guest for the event will be the Chief Minister of the State Dr. Raman Singh. The main objective of "Rising Chhattisgarh" will be to provide a platform to the state’s top political and bureaucratic leadership to outline and roadmap the development priorities for the state.


Commenting on Rising Chhattisgarh, ETV News Network’s Group Editor Rajesh Raina said, “This edition of the Rising Series being held in Chhattisgarh will provide our viewers here with a unique window into the priorities of the state government and how the overall governance apparatus in the state aims to address issues that people in Chhattisgarh are facing.” 


Avinash Kaul, President - Network18, said, “The Rising Series has become established as a highly credible and impactful platform since its launch earlier this year. Chhattisgarh will be the seventh state where the News18 Network will be organizing this event. We firmly believe that as the country’s leading news network, it is incumbent upon us to create avenues for a direct and open dialogue between all stakeholders key to the growth of a region.”


The programme will also feature a series of interactions with senior leaders and bureaucrats including former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi; Leader of Opposition TS Singh Deo; Revenue and Higher Education Minister Prem Prakash Pandey; Special Secretary, Energy  Commissioner, Housing Board Siddharth Komal Pardesi, Special Secretary, Tribal Welfare Reena Babasaheb Kangale, CEO, New Raipur Development Authority Mukesh Kumar Bansal, District Collector of Raipur Om Prakash Chaudhary and MD, Electricity Distribution Company and CEO, CREDA Ankit Anand.   


The discussions at Rising Chhattisgarh will center on the state government’s major initiatives and achievements. The platform will also witness candid discussions on the challenges that the state has been facing and the strategies for addressing the same. The event will see diverse points of view being presented from across the entire political spectrum as well as have senior administrators and policy makers articulate their thoughts on the state’s development agenda. 

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