Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and the who’s who of the state’s political leadership, bureaucracy and industry are set to grace News18 Network’s Rising Bihar event on November17. 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 share their perspective on how to drive the economic and cultural leadership of the state. It provides an open platform for discussion with those in the highest echelons of power and this will be a main feature at the event.
It will commence with an interactive session with Chief Minister Kumar who will comment on his vision for the state’s development. Deputy CM Kumar Modi will further delineate the government’s plans for driving all-round growth in the state.
Rising Bihar will also focus on the centre-state relations and its overall importance in helping the state achieve its developmental goals. Senior Central Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ramvilas Paswan and Radha Mohan Singh will also share their thoughts on the aspect of governance in a federal set-up and their views on making Bihar a prosperous state.
Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, state’s former education minister Ashok Chaudhary and former union minister Rajeev Pratap Rudi will share their views on the state’s polity and future.
The event will have business leaders such as Basudeo Narayan Singh (Alkem Laboratories) R.K Sinha (Rajya Sabha MP, SIS Securities) and Neetu Chandra who will put forth their ideas for transforming the state.
Rajesh Raina, Group Editor of ETV News Network, said that he is confident that Rising Bihar will help in outlining an actionable vision for the accelerated growth of Bihar.
Avinash Kaul, President, Network18 said that the Rising Series has evolved into an 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.