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Niti Aayog, J&K civil society bodies hold workshop to strengthen partnership

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Aayog today held a daylong workshop with organisations (CSOs) of in to strengthen partnership between the CSOs and the government, according to an official statement.

Senior Aayog officials stated that despite challenges, the Jammu and has undertaken various initiatives that have led to strong performance in health sector, it said.

"Contrary to perceptions, the economic indicators are moving favourably," the satement said, adding that nevertheless there are certain challenges in many sectors like in the field of education that requires a synergistic focus on the Centre, state governments and civil services societies.

Member of NITI-CSO committee, Amod Kanth, emphasised the need to build on a collaborative approach between the government and the CSOs.

to the of Jammu and Kashmir, Khurshid Ganai, stated that a concerted effort needs to be made for capacity building of CSOs, and a nodal department in the state be created to serve as a mechanism to sort out issues such as delay in processing of projects, among others, of the CSOs.

Over 60 CSOs operating in the J&K region, officials from the Aayog and 14 central ministries, and pan CSOs participated in the workshop.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 19:35 IST