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COMMITTEE OF GOVERNORS CONSTITUTED DURING 48TH CONFERENCE OF GOVERNORS SUBMITS ITS REPORT

Rashtrapati Bhavan : 09.01.2018

The Committee of Governors, constituted during the 48th Conference of Governors in October 2017, called on President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 9, 2018) and submitted its report ‘Rajyapal –Vikas Ke Rajdoot: Catalytic Role of Governors as Agents for Change in Society’. The Committee comprises Shri ESL Narasimhan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana; Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil Nadu; Shri Ram Naik, Governor of Uttar Pradesh; Shri Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura; and Acharya Devvrat, Governor of Himachal Pradesh (not present at today’s meeting).

This Committee was constituted to examine the role of Governors in taking forward the developmental process. In its report, it describes an action-outcome framework that can be adopted by Raj Bhavans in their role as change agents and lists out potential priorities. The report emphasizes identifying priority areas along with activities that can help realise the objectives of Sarv Shrest Bharat.It suggests Governors play a mentoring role in overall implementation of developmental schemes in their states.

This release issued at 2015 hrs.

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