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Lawmakers from 15 states trained on climate change, disaster

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: Lawmakers from 15 states underwent a four-day training programme here on critical issues like climate change and disaster management in the rural ecosystem, the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj said Friday.

More than 56 MLAs and MLCs fro 15 states, including Kanwar Pal Gujjar, Speaker of Haryana Legislative Assembly, took part in the programme, the institute said.

The four-day training and workshop on 'New Strategies in Rural Development andAchievement of Sustainable Development Goals' got underway here on December 18.

It also dealt with leveraging various technologies for sustainable rural development with focus on Geographic Information System (GIS) and appropriate house building technologies, the institute said in a press release

W R Reddy, Director General, NIRDPR said the training programme sensitised them on various flagship programmes, problems of rural areas and various successful strategies and innovations.

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First Published: Fri, December 21 2018. 19:35 IST