Vidarbha Upajivika Manch has organised a conference on March 12 at NBSS & LUP hall, in front of University Campus on Nagpur-Amravati Road from 11,30 am to 3 pm in which two sessions would be held. It is organised in cooperation with the Commissioner (EGS). Representatives from gram sabhas from Vidarbha having community forest rights would participate in it. The State Government has delegated community forest rights to gram sabhas and the conference would mainly discuss on effective implementation of the rights.
Dr Neelam Gorhe, Deputy Chairman, Maharashtra Legislative Council, will preside over the inaugural function while Sandipan Bhumre, Minister for EGS & Planning, will be the chief guest. Nandkumar, Additional Chief Secretary (EGS), Shantanu Goyal, Commissioner, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, Rangnath Naikkade, Chief Conservator of Forest, and Amit Kalaskar, retd Chief Conservator of Forest, will be the guests of honour.
Dr Dilip Gode, Chairman of VLF, Adv Pournima Upadhyaya, Vasudeorao Kulmethe, Dr Kishor Moghe, Dr Rupchand Dakhane and Gunvant Vaidya will be prominently present.