Useful suggestions received in sessions at conclave
Bhopal, January 8, 2018 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Chief Secretary Mr. Basant Pratap Singh said that continuous cooperation will be taken from Madhya Pradesh residents living in different countries in development of Madhya Pradesh. Action will be taken on the roadmap based on suggestions. Chief Secretary Mr. Basant Pratap Singh was addressing a session on ‘The Role of Friends of MP in Development of Madhya Pradesh’ at ‘Friends of MP’ Conclave in Indore. The Chief Secretary said that ‘Friends of MP’ website will be converted into a portal to facilitate exchange of ideas on mutual basis. Mentioning the objective of creation of ‘Friends of MP’ forum, the chief secretary said that the forum aims at promoting constructive approach. The Chief Secretary said that the system will be developed by the Madhya Pradesh government under which, people of Madhya Pradesh residing abroad won’t have to make unnecessary visits for redressing of matters related with their relatives. Conducting the session, Commissioner, Public Relations, P Narhari informed about The Role of Friends of MP in Development of Madhya Pradesh’.
Principal Secretary, Overseas Indian, Mr. Mohammed Suleman informed that the forum will work as a bridge between policy makers of the State Government and civil society. Efforts will be made to make new and modern MP through this forum. He said that Madhya Pradesh residents living abroad should work as brand ambassador abroad. The principal secretary said that special efforts will be made in education, technology, start-up, health and women empowerment. Principal Secretary, public relations, Mr. SK Mishra said that positive cooperation has been received from Madhya Pradesh residents living abroad after formation of the forum in February 2015.
He said that meetings will be held through ‘Friends of MP’ in other countries in the future as well and they will be motivated to associate with Madhya Pradesh. In the sessions, Mr. Jitendra Muchhal, Padmashri Mr. Sudhir Parikh, Mr. Ashish Pandya, Mr. Sunil Nayak, and Mr. Ashish Jain gave important suggestions. The speakers said that Madhya Pradesh residents living abroad want to extend their cooperation. There is a need to make time-bound programme for this.
The speakers said that development should reach to the weakest strata of the society and special efforts are required for this. Officer of forests department Mr. Jitendra Agrawal said that Madhya Pradesh has six tiger reserves. Telemedicine programme has been introduced by getting support of doctors of Mumbai for forests dwellers residing in surrounding areas of Kanha National Park, and it brought good results. He said that Madhya Pradesh residents living abroad should reach forests dwellers while visiting their home towns and it will give them the strength to cooperate selflessly.