NITI Aayog holds first ‘Samavesh’ meeting
With an aim to bring together 32 premier educational (प्रमुख शैक्षिक) and policy research institutions to catalyse the country’s development process, government think- tank NITI Aayog today held the first Samavesh meeting. “This is the first ever initiative(पहल) taken in the country to bring the large number of institutions cutting across diverse domain themes to deliberate(जानबूझकर) together on the way forward for inclusive development of the country,” an official statement today said.
The statement further said that as part of Samavesh initiative, a new link on NITI’s website was launched on the occasion which would eventually emerge as a major repository of knowledge based reports and case studies across different sectors of the economy.
The meeting witnessed(देखा) signing of memoranda of understandings (MoUs) between NITI Aayog and major think tanks across the country to create an eco sphere of evidence-based policy research, it added.
The first meeting of the National Steering(परिचालन) Group and other knowledge partners was held under the co-chairmanship of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Principal Adviser NITI Aayog Ratan P Watal.