Shimla to host conclave on ‘Development Models For the Hilly States’

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Shimla: A sustainable model for the development should be focused on achieving a holistic approach which adjusts according to the requirements and therefore, can go a long way. In this context, Center of Policy Research and Governance (CPRG) organizing a two-day conclave on, ‘Development Models For the Hilly States in New Emerging India’ on March 2 & 3 at Hotel Peterhoff in Shimla. Under the presence of Eminent Economists, Political Scientists, Council of Ministers, Policy Makers and the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur the conclave will discuss various issues related to sustainable development.

The conclave will have discussion covering the following themes:
Development: Human, Ecology and Sustainability
Education and Health in Hilly States: The Journey so far
Technology and Innovation in Himalayas: Scope and Opportunities
Infrastructure: Exploring Alternatives
The Importance of Culture and History in Himalayas
Tourism: Exploring the Less Explored

“In the Himalayan region, developmental needs are somewhat different. Even though the region provide the country with uncanny and pristine beauty and present exceptionally high literacy rates, their other developmental indicators remain surprisingly low. A sustainable model for the development of these states should be based on taking up a holistic approach which is flexible enough to adjust and adapt according to the time and situation and therefore, can go a long way to address the issues which these states are facing. The Shimla Conclave is the first of its kind, comprehensive platform for discussions and deliberations for sustainable development in hilly states. Eminent personalities from various fields will be participants at the conclave. The conclave will be graced by the presence of Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur”, said the organizers.

Center of Policy Research and Governance (CPRG) is an organization of inquisitive brains from all walks of life with a high level of experience in the field of research, agriculture, management and policy framing. It has published several types of research in various fields including governance, social issues and economic policies. The organization mainly works in four broad areas such as economic policies, social policies, regional development and governance.
CPRG was established in the year 2016 with the hope of creating a better India by developing the research potential of the budding talent in the field of policy making. It envisions a society which is free from the barriers of inequality and injustice. All the work is directed towards giving a voice to the voiceless, power to the powerless and to establish a thought process which depends upon the values of Liberty and Freedom.

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