|Conference on regional development|
GUWAHATI, May 12 - The Union Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising the fifth regional conference on the theme ‘Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development’ at the Vivanta by Taj here on May 14 and 15.
Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi will inaugurate the seminar. Senior officers of the Ministry of Finance, AIIB, the State government, RIS and representatives from trade and industry, experts and academia are going to participate in the two-day conference, a PIB release said.
Prof Amitabh Kundu, distinguished fellow of RIS, Jitendra Kumar, adviser of NITI Aayog, Halla Maher Qaddumi, senior water economist, the World Bank and other dignitaries will also attend the event.