Bhubaneswar, February 16: Union Panchayati Raj Ministry in collaboration with Odisha Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water Department, and State Institute for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (SIRD&PR) will organise a three-day national workshop on Localization of Sustainable Development Goals (LSDGs) in Panchayats in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Kapil Patil will grace the inaugural ceremony.
Elected representatives and functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions from across the country and across the Odisha will attend the workshop. Panchayats that have taken initiatives in thematic areas have been invited for participation in the workshop. Around 1,400 participants are expected to attend the national workshop.
‘Odisha State Roadmap on SDG localisation in Panchayats’ – State Roadmap on LSDGs by State of Odisha will be released during the inaugural session of the national workshop.
A Vision Document on Theme 3 & Theme 9 (Child & Women Friendly Panchayat), besides a Coffee Table Book on “Empowering Rural Communities: Creating opportunities through Panchayati Raj Institutions” will be released on this occasion.
Permanent ID Card for elected Representatives of PRIs will also be digitally released.