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SITA, Assam assesses study reports on socio-economic impact of COVID

Under the aegis of State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (SITA), Assam, a meeting was held at Janata Bhawan

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 May 2020 8:27 AM GMT

GUWHATI: Under the aegis of State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (SITA), Assam, a meeting was held at Janata Bhawan which was presided over by Vice-Chairman Dipok Kumar Barthakur, on Wednesday.

CEO SITA Nitin Khade, initiated the discussion with members of Advisory Committee and other professionals, who helped SITA in preparing the reports on socio-economic impact on the state and on certain priority sectors like Agriculture, Veterinary, Fishery etc and Tea Industry following the current global health crisis. The Experts and Professionals from OKD Institute of Social Change and Development (OKDISCD), KPMG and Ernst & Young (EY) made PowerPoint presentations on their respective fields of study. Valuable suggestions were received from the Advisory Committee members for further improvement of the reports, which would be finalised shortly for submission to the Government.

It is expected that the reports would serve the state government in chalking out its action plan to meet the challenges facing the state post Covid-19 pandemic.

The meeting was attended by Bhaskar Barua, Dr. K. M Buzarbarua, Dr. Mridul Hazarika, Kashi Nath Hazarika, Dr. Chandan Sharma, Dr. Nani Gopal Mahanta, Indra Chapagai and senior officials of the State government.

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