Krishna Pushkarams 2016-Double Digit Growth Workshop

On the sidelines of Pushkarams, Planning Department organized a one-day workshop on the theme “Double Digit Growth – Strategies and Action Plans”. The event was organized on 22nd August, 2016.

Sri Yanamala Rama Krishnudu, Hon’ble Minister for Finance, Planning, Commercial Taxes, and Legislative Affairs along with Sri Sanjay Gupta, Secretary(EO), Planning Dept. inaugurated the workshop at Pavitra Sangamam ghat, Ibrahimpatnam, Vijayawada.

Teams from Planning Department, DE&S, APSAC, APSDPS, SAPF and VMU have collaborated to conduct various activities relating to the event.

Seminars were held on various identified themes such as

  • Happiness Index and Inclusive Growth – led by Sri C. Kutumba Rao, Vice-Chairman, State Planning Board.
  • Implementation of 20-point programme – led by Sri Y. Sesha Sai Babu, Chairman, 20 point programme.
  • District Domestic Product & Mandal Domestic Product–led by Sri N Y Sastry, Director (Planning) and Smt. Pratima, JD, DE&S.
  • Space Technologies (Remote Sensing/LiDAR/Drones) – led by Dr. K V Ramana, Vice-Chairman, APSAC.
  • Weather Monitoring and Vulnerability Reduction – led by Sri P V Ramana Murthy, DEE, APSDPS.
  • NRSA – led by Sri Satyanarayana, Scientist, NRSA.
  • 20 Non-negotiable commitments – led by Smt Santhipriya Pandey, IFS, Spl. Secretary to Govt, Planning Department.
  • Interaction of speakers on Smart AP Foundation – led by APSF team.
  • Innovative Andhra Pradesh – led by Sri Nikhil Agarwal, CEO, Innovative Society.

The attendees enjoyed the cultural performances at the event. Kuchipudi dance by Sri JMS Yoga Bharathi and team, along with Burra Katha by Sri Sekhar Babu and team enthralled the audience.

Towards the end of the event, Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister participated in the prize and certificates distribution ceremony after taking the blessings of the Maha Krishna Harati. The Hon’ble Chief Minister spoke about the remarkable performance of AP State during 2015-2016 and projections of the State for the year 2029.

The event concluded with Oath taking ceremony led by Hon’ble Chief Minister. The people of Andhra Pradesh vowed to participate in the development of the Stateto make Andhra Pradesh one amongst the three best states in India by 2022, the best state by 2029, and a leading global investment destination by 2050.

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