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President Mukherjee to host two-day Governors’ Conference


New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday will preside over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

It is the fourth Conference to be presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such Conference to be held in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Twenty-three Governors and two Lieutenant Governors will attend the Conference.

Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will also participate in the conference.

The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.

Implementation of flagship programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Housing for all by 2022, Smart Cities and improving quality of Higher Education will also be discussed in the conference. (ANI)

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