Delegates From National Defence College, New Delhi
From 31-01-2014 To 31-01-2014
A 13-member delegation from the National Defence College, New Delhi, led by
Brigadier S.S Dewsi, towards the end of their week-long study tour of Bihar,
visited ADRI on Friday. The The delegation's visit to ADRI was for better
understanding of the socio-economic transition of Bihar in recent times. The
Delegation comprising senior military
and administrative officers fielded questions on the matters of Bihar economy,
development and women empowerment.
Chinmaya Kumar of the
International Growth Centre Bihar-India in his presentation highlighted the
turnaround story of Bihar before the delegation which had senior military and administrative officers from India
along with one each Thailand, Kazakhstan and Kenya as well.
In the two- hour
interaction programme, the delegates focused their queries around the recent
progressive changes in social, economic and industrial fields and the tangible
changes they witnessed in their field visit across the state.
Dr. Shaibal Gupta,
Member Secretary , ADRI and Professor PP Ghosh, Director, ADRI took questions
from the delegation and explained the various socio- economic complexities the
The delegation said
they did perceive a ray of hope amongst the people while they visited the rural
and urban areas of the state, but said it may take decades before one sees things
set right. The delegate from the energy-rich Central Asian country Kazakhstan also
wanted to know ADRI's perspective of the relations between India and the five
Central Asian countries.
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