Bihar will be hosting a Global summit on Changing Bihar to forge partnerships for Development. In order to contribute to debate and action in the State, the Institute for Human Development (IHD), Bihar Foundation and Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) are organizing a Global Summit for all those committed to the cause of development in Bihar.
The Summit will bring together leading development practitioners, policy makers, scholars, industrialists, investors, representatives from the world of art and culture, donors and members of civil society for forging partnerships to pursue and reinforce social and economic progress in Bihar. About 1000 people from around the world will be participating in the Summit.
In bringing together eminent individuals and agencies concerned with the process of change and development in Bihar, the Summit aims to achieve the following main objectives:
- To generate innovative ideas and thinking among all actors and stakeholders that can foster progress in the state;
- To define priorities and lay down a roadmap for development in the future;
- To create strong networks among all the concerned stakeholders in order to facilitate their effective participation in the development of the state; and
- To forge lasting partnerships between the people of Bihar and the outside world, including distinguished NRIs from the state and friends of Bihar from elsewhere in India, the region and beyond.