News18 Network to hold Rising Chhattisgarh on September 18 in Raipur; CM Raman Singh to be Chief Guest

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Raipur, September 18, 2017

News18 network is organizing 'Rising Chhattisgarh 2017' in Raipur on September 18, 2017. The Chief Guest for the event will be the Honourable Chief Minister of the State Dr. Raman Singh. The main objective of "Rising Chhattisgarh" will be to provide a platform to the state's top political and bureaucratic leadership to outline and roadmap the development priorities for the state.

The programme will also feature a series of interactions with senior leaders & bureaucrats including former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi; Leader of Opposition T S Singh Deo; Revenue & Higher Education Minister Prem Prakash Pandey; Special Secretary, Energy & Commissioner, Housing Board Siddharth Komal Pardesi, Special Secretary, Tribal Welfare Reena Babasaheb Kangale, CEO, New Raipur Development Authority Mukesh Kumar Bansal, District Collector of Raipur Om Prakash Chaudhary and MD, Electricity Distribution Company & CEO, CREDA Ankit Anand.

The engaging discussions at Rising Chhattisgarh will center on the state government's major initiatives and achievements. The platform will also witness candid discussions on the challenges that the state has been facing and the strategies for addressing the same. The event will see diverse points of view being presented from across the entire political spectrum as well as have senior administrators and policy makers articulate their thoughts on the state's development agenda.

Commenting on Rising Chhattisgarh, ETV News Network's Group Editor Rajesh Raina said, "This edition of the Rising Series being held in Chhattisgarh will provide our viewers here with a unique window into the priorities of the state government and how the overall governance apparatus in the state aims to address issues that people in Chhattisgarh are facing."

Avinash Kaul, President - Network18 said, "The Rising Series has become established as a highly credible and impactful platform since its launch earlier this year. Chhattisgarh will be the 7th state where the News18 Network will be organizing this event. We firmly belief that as the country's leading news network, it is incumbent upon us to create avenues for a direct and open dialogue between all stakeholders key to the growth of a region."

Tune in to view this program live on ETV MP / Chhattisgarh 5.30 pm onwards on 18th September.

For further information please contact:

Nakkul Jerath
Email: Nakkul.Jerath@nw18.com