PM Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated a two-day National Legislators Conference at the Central Hall of Parliament House. The theme of the conference is - "We For Development".
The conference aims at providing a platform to Members of Parliament, Legislative Assemblies and Legislative Councils across the country to share their experiences and to develop a perspective on developmental issues in the light of sustainable development goals.
PM Modi inaugurates National Legislators Conference: As it happened
10:30 am: This conference of Legislators is a commendable initiative by Speaker Sumita Mahajan. It is good to have Legislators from various states coming together to discuss important issues.
10:28 am: Working on the aspirational districts will improve India's standing in the HDI: PM @narendramodi
10:27 am: We have the manpower, we have the skills and the resources. We need to work in a Mission Mode and bring a positive change. Our aim is social justice.
10:26 am: If all children are getting access to education and all families have the access to electricity, this is an indication of the social justice.
10:25 am: Once we decide to change even one aspect in the districts, we will get the momentum to work on the other shortcomings.
10:24 am: Essential to identify the areas where districts need improvement and then address the shortcomings
10:23 am: Public participation always helps. Wherever officials have worked with people and involved them with the development process, the results are transformative.
10:23 am: A spirit of competitive and cooperative federalism is very good for the country
10:22 am: Essential to identify the areas where districts need improvement and then address the shortcomings.
In every state there are a few districts where development parameters are strong. We can learn from them and work on weaker districts: PM Modi at National Legislators Conference in Parliament pic.twitter.com/2cieHejLzW— ANI (@ANI) March 10, 2018
10:15 am: Public participation always helps. Wherever officials have worked with people and involved them with the development process, the results are transformative.
10:02 am: About 175 public representatives are expected to participate in the conference.
09:58 am: The conference will also offer a special opportunity to the delegates whose constituencies have greater possibilities and aspirations of development.
09:30 am: Union Ministers, Chief Ministers and Presiding Officers of State Legislatures will also attend the function.