Kolkata, Feb 16: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that development can be accelerated if there is active involvement of all stakeholders, participation of the people, the Civil Society organisations and the private sector in implementation of government programmes.
He was speaking at the closing ceremony of India Rotary Centennial Summit 2020 at the Biswa Bangla convention centre here where Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was also present.
Earlier, Mr Dhankar, Union Minister of the state for WCD Debashree Chaudhari, state Minister for Science and Technology Bratya Basu and other senior officials received Mr Naidu at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.
The Vice-President visited the exhibition where he was welcomed by Rotary elected International president Shekhar Mehta. He was also briefed on how Rotary has been volunteering peace, literacy, clean water and sanitation and fighting preventable diseases in India and abroad.
During the ceremony Naidu and the governor were felicitated. (UNI)