Workshop on J S Paramashivaiah Study Chair on Jan 9

Tumkur University and Development Revolution Forum would hold a state-level workshop on setting up of water resources expert J S Paramashivaiah Study Chair.

Addressing reporters here on Tuesday the Forum president Kundranahalli Ramesh stated that the workshop would be held on January 9 at the Visvesaraya auditorium of Tumkur University.

Forum's chief patron G S Basavaraj would deliver inaugural address, while Tumkur University in charge vice-chancellor Prof Jayasheela would preside. Water Resources Department Principal secretary Rakesh Singh would detail aims and objectives of the J S Paramashivaiah Study Chair. Deputy commissioner K P Mohan Raj would speak on Nava Karnataka Vision Document-2025. Visvesaraya Jala Nigama Limited managing director K Jayaprakash would also address.

Central government's New India-2022 and the State government's Nava Karnataka Vision Document-2025 would be presented during the workshop. About 62 representatives of various political parties, 342 elected representatives, representatives of 46 universities had been invited to the workshop. There would be a detailed discussion about Nava Karnataka Vision Document-2025 and its future course of action would be decided, he said.

" J S Paramashivaiah is not with us today. However, we can take forward water projects he conceived. It has been decided to set up a chair in his name to realise all his water projects," Ramesh said.

There would be an interaction sessions about the Chair, he said and requested representatives of various associations to attend and share their suggestions.

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