Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Samaj Seva Sanstha has organized a one day state level workshop on Sustainable Development Goals in Pastoral Centre, Bhopal for making a linkage between MP State Planning Commission and the Catholic Institutes in state of Madhya Pradesh.
The main objective of the workshop is to get the involvement of the local people and the proper use of available local resources in the sustainable development process. The participants were the religious Priests and Nuns form Madhya Pradesh.
The chief-guest of the workshop was Mr. Ramesh Kumar Srivastav, Principal Advisor, Madhya Pradesh State Planning Commission, Bhopal. The president of the programme was Most. Rev. Bishop Gerald Almeida, Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Samaj Seva Sanstha.
The resource person Mr. Azhagunathan, Consultant, MP State Planning Commission (SDG —UNICEF) informed the participants that we need to make use of the available local resources for sustainable development and also for uniting the local people to achieve the SDG goals.
He also shared about the various schemes available under different government departments and the ways to get benefited from the schemes.
MPSSS President Rev.Bishop Gerald Almeida threw lights on reducing and reuse of water, which is known as “Water Budgeting”. Fr. Kiran Olakkengil, Secretary Cum Treasurer, MPSSS told that the main purpose of the workshop is to bring all the development sector organizations under one umbrella.
Thus, they will be able know the schemes clearly and this will help the community members to benefit a lot. The workshop was organized by Madhya Pradesh Samaj Seva Sanstha, Bhopal and Catholic Health Association of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal.