FM to Inaugurate Economic Editors’ Conference-2010 on 26th October
Press Information Bureau is organizing a two-day Annual Economic Editors’ Conference (EEC-2010) on 26th and 27th October, 2010 in the National Media Centre, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi. The Conference will be inaugurated by the Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee at 11.30 am on 26th October, 2010. It will be followed by Finance Minister’s inaugural address. Thereafter, he along with senior officials of the Ministry will interact with the participating economic editors from different parts of the country along with local editors, freelancers and correspondents covering the Finance Ministry.
During the two days EEC-2010, separate sessions are being arranged for the key economic and infrastructure ministries participating in the Conference in which the Minister(s) and senior officials of the concerned Ministry will brief the media about their respective Ministry. The Conference will enable economic editors and journalists, invited from all over the country to interact with them and get a detailed background of the government’s policies and programmes. The media persons will get a comprehensive view of the overall economic scenario in the country and the latest initiatives and thrust areas of the different participating ministries and departments of the Government. The Conference will also provide an opportunity to the Central Government to get feedback from the economic editors especially those representing and coming from different parts of the country.
Beside Finance Ministry, other Ministries which will participate in two days EEC-2010 include Planning Commission, Ministries of Power, Agriculture, Railways, Road Transport & Highways and Petroleum & Natural Gas. About 300 economic editors and financial writers including more than 60 editors from vernacular press across the country will be participating in the two days EEC-2010.