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Investing in Young People in India.
Investing in Young People in India (Jointly organised by ORGI and UNFPA).
Hall No. 5, Vigyan Bhawan, July 17, 2014.
Day/Time Topic
9:30 AM Registration
10:00 AM Welcome address and Presentation on Highlights by RGI
10:15 AM Address on World Population Day by Ms Frederika Meijer, Country Representative UNFPA, India and Bhutan
10:20 AM Address by Mr David Mcloughlin, Deputy Representative, UNICEF
10:25 AM Launch of YouthInfo India, CensusInfo India and Census Digital Library and release of publications
10:30 AM Key Features - Censusinfo, YouthInfo Portal and Digital Library (video)
10:45 AM Address by Home Secretary
10:50 AM Address by MOS (Home)
10:55 AM Address by Hon'ble Home Minister
Panel Discussion
11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Panel Discussion -1: Size, growth and composition of adolescent and youth population
  Chairperson: Shri Rajeev Gupta, Secretary (Youth Affairs)
Co-Chair: Shri C K Mishra, Additional Secretary & Mission Director (NHM)
  Speaker 1: Dr Sanjay Kumar, UNFPA (15 minutes)
  Speaker 2: Dr K.G. Santhya, Population Council (15 minutes)
  Discussants: (5 minutes each)
  1. Mr Rakesh Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  2. Mr A K Mehara, Director General, NSS/CSO
   3. Ms Meenu Venkateswaran, Director, Pravah, Delhi
   4. Dr D K Dey, Additional Director, ORGI
   Open discussion
12:45:00 PM LUNCH
14:00 to 15:00  Panel Discussion -2: Trends in literacy among adolescents and youth
 Chairperson: Mr Rabbi Royan, International Specialist on Population & Development, UNFPPA
   Speaker 1: Shri A K Samal, ORGI (15 minutes)
   Speaker 2: Dr Sanjay Kumar, CSDS (15 minutes)
   Discussants: (5 minutes each)
   1 Dr. JL Pandey, Former Prof NCERT
   2. Mr. KD Maiti UNICEF
   Open discussion
15:00  TEA
15:15 to 16:15  Panel Discussion -3: Work participation among Adolescents & Youth
 Chairperson: Dr C Chandramouli, RGI
   Speaker 1: Ms Varsha Joshi, JS & Director (Admin), ORGI (15 minutes)
   Speaker 2: Ms S Jeyalaksmi, ex-DG, CSO (15 minutes)
   Discussants: (5 minutes each)
   1. Mr Praveen Srivastava, DDG, Ministry of Labour
   2. Mr. Sher Verick, International Labour Organization
   3. Dr Preet Rustogi, Prof, Institute of Human Development
   Open discussion
16:15  Conclusion
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