New Delhi, 1st June 2018
Minister of Steel interacting with stakeholders
Union Minister of Steel, Birender Singh interacted with a group of stakeholders in New Delhi. In the freewheeling and open deliberation session, the Minister shared with them various initiatives, schemes and achievements of the Ministry. The participants included people from diverse backgrounds and age-mix, with interests, experience or expertise in steel and related industries. There were professors, engineers, former CMDs, students, social workers, and entrepreneurs in the round-table discussions.
Shri Singh spoke briefly about India’s rapid rise in the world steel scenario, polices rolled out by the Ministry and various projects of national importance where steel has been used. He also pointed out how the Ministry is taking concrete actions to ensure that steel used in India is cleaner, safer and healthier for every Indian. The Minster highlighted the progress made by India in different spheres of economy.
The address by the Minister was followed by a lively interaction. The participants sought answers to their queries about future roadmap, resource management and linkage of steel with the economy. They also shared their ideas and innovative suggestions on what more could be done to further improve contribution of steel sector to the society and the nation.
Shri Singh thanked the participants for taking out time and contributing their best to enable the Government in enhancing citizen engagement and participation in its plans and policies. They expressed their happiness in being given this opportunity to be apprised of the Government’s initiatives and efforts.
The session was part of the ongoing series of interactions being coordinated by MyGov, (Citizen Engagement Platform of GoI) named “FridayAtMyGov”.
Policy Boot Camp 2018, the annual conclave on policy and governance by Vision India Foundation ( a policy think-tank and a nation-building movement founded by faculty and alumni of various IIT’s). Being the foremost of its kind in India, Policy BootCamp is known for its wide-ranging speaker’s profile and high-performing and aspiring delegation of young change makers. Now in its 4th edition, it will be held from 4th to 24th June 2018 in Delhi / NCR.
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Here are some of the key highlights about the Policy BootCamp :
About the Program:
Policy BootCamp is a 21-day immersive residential program focused on public policy, governance, leadership and nation-building. The Program is designed to provide a panoramic understanding to the delegates. It includes:
Engaging with politicians, bureaucrats, academicians, social workers, thinkers, policy entrepreneurs and more.Experiencing the spirit of India with workshops, community interactions, group exercises, ideation workshops, and fieldwork.Learning from India’s leading minds through seminars, interactive discussions, one-to-one interactions and implementation modeling.Connecting with future co-workers, peers, ground workers, policymakers, and various stakeholders of democracy.
You can get a sneak peek into the 2017 edition here.
About the Speakers :
Program is graced by 50+ Speakers including union ministers, parliamentarians, grassroots reformers, social leaders, academicians, impact investors, and young achievers. Policy BootCamp provides a platform for the brightest young minds to learn from and interact with the best and the most influential people in this space.
Here are some of the Speakers for Policy BootCamp 2018 :
Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon. Speaker, Lok SabhaSh. Piyush Goyal, Hon. Minister for RailwaysSh. Jayant Sinha, Hon. Minister of State for Civil AviationSh. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Hon. Minister of State, AgricultureSh. Vinay Sahastrabuddhe, President, ICCR, MP, Rajya SabhaSh. Anil Swarup, Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource DevelopmentPadma Shree Phoolbasan Bai Yadav, Maa Bamleshwari Janhit Kare SamitiDr. SY Qureshi, Former Chief Election Commissioner, Election CommissionLt. General Syed Ata Hasnain, Retd. Military Secretary, Indian ArmySh. Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Government of TelanganaKunal Kapoor, Actor, BollywoodDr. Rajeev Gowda, MP (Rajya Sabha) and Professor, IIM BengaluruSh. R Jagannathan, Chief Editor, SwarajyaDr. Madhu Purnima Kishwar, National Professor, ICSSRDr. R Balasubramanium, Professor, Cornell UniversitySh. Shrikanth Vishwanathan, Founder, JanagrahaDr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, Former Chief, ISRODr. Jayaprakash Narayan, Founder, Loksatta PartySh. Vikramjit Banerjee, Additional Solicitor General, Supreme Court of India Shri Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI
About the Delegates:
150 Delegates from all across the nation and abroad are selected through a 3-tier interview process to come together and stay on one campus for all 21 days. The delegation is a cohort of young thinkers and future leaders from diverse backgrounds including Civil Services aspirants, entrepreneurs, economists, engineers, public policy enthusiasts, social activists and many more.
Exclusive in-house events during Policy Bootcamp 2018
Antaram – a two-day education conference to be hosted at IIT Delhi on the 9th and 10th June 2018, Antaram features leading educationists, thinkers, practitioners, representatives of visionary schools across India, grass-roots leaders – teachers, principals, civil society representatives, education-entrepreneurs. Shri K Kasturirangan, Shri Anil Swaroop and Dr. Nomesh Bolia will be among the prominent speakers here.
Gearing Up Governance- a one day workshop with top-notch stakeholders exclusively for bootcamp participants to held at Nehru Memorial, Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi on 19th June 2018. Shri Jayant Sinha, Shri Gajendra Shekhawat, Shri Dilip Chenoy and Shri Dinesh Arora will be interacting with the youngsters in a row of various brainstorming sessions.
Deepening Democracy – a one day workshop to deliberate on nuts and bolts of governance at Nehru Memorial, Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi on 22nd June, 2018 will facilitate the young participants to understand the affairs and functioning system governance delivering offices. Shri Piyush Goyal will be explaining about the governance delivering mechanisms and will be answering the queries. Another panel comprising of OSDs (Officers on Special Duty) to different Chief Ministers will be sharing their experience with the system.
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