FM to inaugurate Economic Editors' conference today
November, 03rd 2009
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the two-day Annual Economic Editors' Conference in the National Media Centre, here on Tuesday.
There will be separate sessions with the Ministers and senior officers of the key economic and infrastructure ministries participating in the Conference.
The Conference will enable economic editors and journalists, invited from all over the country to interact with them and get a detailed background of the government's policies and programmes.
The media persons will get a comprehensive view of the overall economic scenario in the country and the latest initiatives and thrust areas of the Government.
The Conference will also provide an opportunity to the Government to get feedback from the economic editors.
Besides Finance Ministry, Planning Commission and Ministries of Power, Agriculture, Commerce and Industry, Road Transport & Highways, Tourism, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Petroleum & Natural Gas, are participating in the Conference.
About 300 editors and financial writers including about 50 from vernacular press are participating in the conference.