Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at Kohima

The Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at Kohima on 22nd August 2022 at Assam Rifle’s Helipad, Kohima. The Union Finance Minister is on her three-day visit to Nagaland from 22nd to 24th August 2022 to attend the Nagaland Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Investment Conclave 2022.

On her arrival, the Union Finance Minister was received by the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio along with his minister colleagues, host of official dignitaries, Alok Kumar Choudary, Managing Director (Retail Business & Operations), State Bank of India, Corporate Centre, Mumbai and others.

At Dimapur Airport

She was accorded a warm welcome by senior officials of the Nagaland government, including Deputy Chief Minister of the state Shri. Yanthungo Patton, upon her arrival at the Dimapur Airport. Smt S Phangnon Konyak, Hon’ble MP (RS), was also present on the occasion.

Sitharaman will also participate in the investors and bankers’ meet with a specific focus on Nagaland and is likely to announce various CSR projects of corporate houses and industries during the conclave, the official said. More than 100 corporate delegates and investors from various parts of the country have confirmed participation in the three-day event and are expected to extend CSR funding up to Rs 160 crore, official sources said.

She will visit Mon on Tuesday morning (August 23) to inaugurate the first branch of Axis Bank in the remote district. The union minister will also hold a closed-door meeting with the Nagaland business community at Chumoukedima before leaving for Delhi on Wednesday.

During her visit to Dimapur on August 24, Sitharaman will hold a closed-door meeting with Nagaland Business Community at Rhododendron Hall, Police complex and later interact with the media and also to visit the Heirloom Naga, Sovima.

The minister will also inaugurate a Dialysis Centre at District Hospital Dimapur, a CSR initiative

Highlights of the 2nd day of Nagaland CSR & Investment Conclave 2022

DIPR: On the second day of the ongoing Nagaland CSR & Investment Conclave 2022 session, namely experience sharing and development partnership and investment opportunities in Nagaland (Hybrid) will be held simultaneously at NBCC Convention Centre on 23rd August 2022.

Investment & Startup Pitch a session on Investment Opportunities in Nagaland will be held at The Directorate of IT & C Conference Hall. The second day event will also include Bankers Conclave & Credit Outreach at Capital Cultural Hall Kohima which will be graced by Union Minister Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman and Chief Minister Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio.

There will be a Valedictory session at NBCC Convention center which will be graced by Minister, Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue & Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu.

The daylong programme will conclude with cultural programme and state dinner to be hosted at State Banquet hall.

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