Agartala, Sep 14, 2023, TRIPURA TIMES/ PIB
Agartala, Sept 14: Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha attended an International Conference on Dam Safety and a meet with the entrepreneurs in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Thursday.
Vice-President of Bharat Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and other dignitaries were present.
The Department of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation (DoWR, RD &GR), Ministry of Jal Shakti is organising the International Conference on Dam Safety in Jaipur where the world's foremost experts and leaders in the field assembled to strengthen capacities for enhancing dam safety.
According to PIB, The Vice-President flagged off the vinyl-wrapped Kamakhya Express from Varanasi station through video conferencing.
Under the ‘Pani Ki Rail’ initiative of the National Water Mission, two trains, the Himsagar Express & Kamakhya Express have been vinyl wrapped in collaboration with the Ministry of Railways, to amplify the message of water conservation, river rejuvenation, and the significance of clean drinking water and sanitation.
As these trains traverse across the length and breadth of the nation, they will act as a moving billboard for promoting the vital message of water conservation and management. The VP also unveiled a National Register of Large Dams which is a compilation of the large dams in the country prepared in consultation with the concerned State Government/Authority.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister also addressed the entrepreneurs in an event organized by the Federation of Rajasthan Trade and Industries (FORTI) and discussed the potentials in the state’s tourism sector.
He also invited the local entrepreneurs of Rajasthan to invest in Tripura’s Education, Health, Tourism, Real Estate, Hotel, Rubber, Bamboo and other major sectors.
Around 50-60 local businessmen and investors joined the event and some of them reportedly expressed their interests to develop business in Tripura.
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