CM Nitish Kumar to be Chief Guest
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and the who’s who of state’s political leadership, bureaucracy and industry are set to grace News18 Network’s Rising Bihar event on November17. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Guest.
Rising Bihar will bring together the top leadership of the state to discuss the roadmap for developing the state. Industrialists and artists will also share their perspective on how to drive economic and cultural leadership for the state. The popularity of the Rising series is anchored in the fact that it provides an open platform for discussion with those in the highest echelons of power and this will be remain a mainstay feature at the Bihar event as well.
The event will commence with an interactive session with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who will comment on his vision for the development of the state. This will be followed by an interaction with the deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi who will further delineate the government’s plans for driving all round growth in the state.
Rising Bihar will also focus on the Center-State relations and its overall importance in the helping the state achieve its developmental goals. Senior Central Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, RamvilasPaswan and Radha Mohan Singh will also be present at the event and will share their thoughts on this critical aspect of governance in a federal set up and their views on making Bihar a prosperous a state.
Caste has historically played a pivotal role in the politics of Bihar. Former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, state’s former Education Minister Ashok Chaudhary and former Union Minister Rajeev Pratap Rudi to will share their views on the subject and debate the impact of the same on the state’s polity and future.
The event will also have top business leaders such as Basudeo Narayan Singh (Alkem Laboratories) R.K Sinha (RajyaSabha MP, SIS Securities) and Neetu Chandra who will put forth their ideas for transforming the state into one of the best in the country.
Rajesh Raina, Group Editor of ETV News Network said that he is confident that Rising Bihar will be an exemplary success and will help in outlining an actionable vision for the accelerated growth of Bihar.
Avinash Kaul, President - Network18, expressed his satisfaction over the success of the Rising Series. He also said that the Rising Series has evolved into a robust and effective platform for politicians, bureaucrats and other stakeholders to discuss, debate and identify triggers for driving development in their respective states.
The event will be aired LIVE on ETV Bihar/Jharkhand from 5pm onwards on November17.