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Hosted under the auspices of the Indian Parliamentary Group, the Conference aims to provide a platform to MPs, MLCs and MLAs from across the country to share their experiences, learn from each other's success stories, and develop a perspective on developmental issues in the light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Conference offers special opportunity to those delegates whose constituencies have greater possibilities and aspirations of development.
The topics to be covered in the conference includes roles of legislators in development process, and optimum utilisation of resources.
Health Minister J.P. Nadda, Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, and opposition MPs Bhartruhari Mahtab of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Kalyan Banerjee of Trinamool Congress will chair the different sessions.
An Exhibition on "We For Development" will be displayed by the Parliamentary Museum and Archives, Lok Sabha Secretariat in collaboration with Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) for the distinguished delegates on the Ground Floor of Parliament House Annexe Building.
"India, with more than 1.25 billion population, faces the challenge of financing and meeting the developmental needs of its growing population with limited resources.
"And over the years, the aspirations of the people to improve their standard and quality of living is ever growing. Therefore, it is increasingly becoming a challenge to ensure inclusive growth and holistic development," an official statement said.
In 2017, the first National Conference on "Women Legislators: Building Resurgent India" was organised under the auspices of the Indian Parliamentary Group.
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