SIC to organise two-day conference in city

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Speaking to media persons, Deputy Commissioner Sanjaysingh Chavan of the General Administration Department said that over 300 professionals and experts from different fields are being invited to have a discussion on various problems. 

Pune: With an aim to find ways of improving various facilities at gram sabha and city level, a two-day conference is being organised by the State Election Commission (SIC) on January 17 and 20 at Yashada in Baner. 

Speaking to media persons, Deputy Commissioner Sanjaysingh Chavan of the General Administration Department said that over 300 professionals and experts from different fields are being invited to have a discussion on various problems. 

The problems include agriculture, animal husbandry, water, small businesses, irrigation, women and child development, health and various other issues. 

“We have chosen around 29 such topics and there will be discussions on the current scenario at gram sabha level and ways to improve the same. The  suggestions will be noted down and will be relased in a booklet by SIC,” added Chavan.

The conference is being organised to celebrate 25 years of authorising gram sabha as a body in the Constitution of India. 

“The amendment was made in 1992 and there were lot of advantages of it. Such conferences will strengthen democracy, as it will take views of the people in consideration, while designing development plan,” added Chavan.

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