North-eastern region work as new engine to the Indian economy

Nov 03: The Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today inaugurated a Webinar on  “Economic Revival through  Capital Markets post covid-19” here today. The Webinar was organized by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI-NIRC), New Delhi.

While addressing the event Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh said that under the able leadership of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi India will emerge as the global leader in post-Covid-19 world economy. He said that the preemptive steps taken by the Indian government in enforcing earliest lock down saved many lives and further damage to the Indian economy. The lock-down period has taught us many lessons of life and this adversity has emerged as a virtue for us.

Speaking about the role of the North-Eastern Region in the Indian economy, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the region will emerge as an alternative to the European tourist destinations post-Covid-19 as there were only a few covid-19 cases found in the northeast region due to the timely lock-down in the area.

He also said that North-Eastern Region will be one of the favourite business destinations of India post COVID-19 and Bamboo is going to be the key pillar of the economic activities. Describing Bamboo as a silver lining in the dark clouds of pandemic, Dr Jitendra Singh said, it will help in shaping the economy of North East and entire country in Post COVID era.   The minister said that the North East  region is going to play a very vital role in reviving the Indian economy post Covid-19 and its development  will work as a “New engine” to the economy.  

Appreciating the role of the Company Secretaries  in building and maintaining the country’s  economic growth ,  Dr. Jitendra Singh said that  such webinar will empower the students of  the Institute of Company Secretaries of India ( ICSI)  and will boost their  moral in participating in the development of  India by giving their valuable inputs in business polices. The Minister hoped that valuable contribution of the participants will help the stakeholders in transforming the Indian economy.

CS Ashish Garg, President ICSI, Shri Suresh Pande, Chairman ICSI, and other prominent speakers addressed the webinar. 

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