Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi A Bharatiya Janata Party leader said he would virtually inaugurate the two-day ‘National Mayors’ Conference to be held in Gujarat’s capital Gandhinagar on Tuesday.
BJP national secretary Rituraj Sinha said that 121 mayors and deputy mayors of BJP-ruled urban local bodies across the country will participate in the two-day event, which is being organized by the party’s good governance (good governance) cell.
“Prime Minister Modi will (virtually) deliver the inaugural address of the National Mayors’ Conference on Tuesday morning. He will guide the invited guests on urban development,” Sinha told reporters in Gandhinagar on Monday.
He said BJP national president JP Nadda will also attend the inauguration ceremony, while others who will attend the conference over the two days include Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.
“Fadnavis will share his vision for urban development and brief the Puri guests about various government schemes for urban local bodies. In all, Mayors, Deputy Mayors and other elected representatives from 18 states and union territories will participate in the conference. Will take and share their views on topics like waste management, traffic management, water logging etc.
He said that the mayors of Surat, Indore, Kanpur and Panaji would brief the audience about the work done in their respective cities for waste management, cleanliness and revenue generation as well as in other areas.