Objective of the Workshop
The objective of the Sectoral Workshop was to bring together the various representatives of the industry and have them deliberate on the key sectoral challenges, the possible solutions and what could be the key sectoral Vision for 2025.
Time & Date: 10:30 – 16:35 Hours, 25th September, 2017
Venue: JW Marriot, Bangalore
Mode of Meeting: Focused
Anchored By: Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement, GRAAM
Notes of the Meeting
Ms. Renuka Chidambaram, IAS, Principal Secretary & CEO, Vision 2025 Project Office inaugurated the workshop by briefing the participants on the background for the Vision 2025 document. She explained the approach for the visioning exercise, its objective and how this Vision Document will capture the needs and aspirations of different stakeholders including Citizens (Women, Youth, Senior Citizens, Vulnerable population etc.), Academia, Companies, Civil Societies, Government Departments and others.The inauguration speech was followed by the presentation from GRAAM on the overview of the Rural Development Sector. Later, the participants were divided into groups to discuss the challenges and possible solutions to address them.
To create an enabling environment in which people have the opportunities and means to meet their basic needs, human rights and lead a productive creative and happy life; against measurable indicators.
Remove the spatial and institutional barriers that prevent, retard and block developmental interventions.