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Punjab Government to Partner CII for virtual Agritech Conclave in October

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30 July 2020, New Delhi: The Punjab Government will partner the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in organising the Virtual Agritech Conclave from October 16 to 22, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Thursday.

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The Chief Minister was interacting through Video Conference with the new office-bearers of the CII, who recently took over the 2020-21 term. During the interaction, the CII sought the support and partnership of the Government of Punjab, to which the Chief Minister agreed.

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On its part, the CII offered its services to the state government in the areas of skill development, promoting ease of doing business, conservation of water and disinvestment of non-core assets. In the field of Skill Development, it proposed the development of Model Career Centres, for which the state government would provide the building and the operations would be handled by CII. The Chief Minister directed his officials to discuss and explore the suggestion with the CII team.

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