First National Conference of Chief Secretaries begins in Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh today; PM Modi to preside 3-day Conference from tomorrow

New Delhi: The first three-day National Conference of Chief Secretaries of all the states begins in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh this evening. Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba will inaugurate the conference at 5 p.m. in the evening.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the conference tomorrow which will continue till Friday.

More than 200 participants representing the Central Government, States, Union Territories and thematic sector experts will participate in this conference.

The conference will deliberate upon the implementation of new education policy, urban governance and crop diversification and self-reliance in agricultural commodities.

The focus will be on rapid and sustainable economic growth in partnership with the Centre and the States.