CM Baghel writes letter to Economist Abhijit Banerjee

Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has written a letter to Economist Abhijit Banerjee, congratulating him on receiving ‘The Nobel Memorial Prize’ in Economics, and invited him to Chhattisgarh on behalf of the people of the state.

Chief Minister stated in the letter to Banerjee that it is a proud moment for every Indian across the globe, which is inspiring us to achieve such greatness that is recognized across the world at highest- level.

Your research on context-based solutions on issues such as ‘Relationship between barefoot children, whooping cough and school drop outs’ will provide practical and implementable solutions to many and will help them tackle the underlying complex behavioural issues. Chief Minister stated in the letter that Government of Chhattisgarh is committed to bring the development and empowerment to the last person of the society. The idea of ‘Minimum Income Scheme’ (NYAY) has been a guiding principle to our endeavours to eradicate poverty and disparity.

The state has embarked upon its journey of poverty eradication and rural development through ‘Narva, Garva, Ghurva and baadi’. State Government has taken many initiatives for upliftment of rural economy through context-based employment activities. ‘I am sure that your guidance on the state vision and future roadmap will reaffirm our methods and beliefs, motivating us to continue on the path of development and empowerment of every single person of the state,’ stated Chief Minister in the letter to Nobel Prize Winner Economist Abhijit Banerjee. Chief Minister, in his letter to Banerjee has extended a cordial invitation on behalf of the people of the state to visit Chhattisgarh as per his convenience. He stated that an insightful conversation with you over the current policies of the state and the steps required to accelerate poverty alleviation will be an uplifting and lasting experience.

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