South and South-West Asia Development Monitor -Number 28, covering the period from 15 October 2014-14 February 2015.
ESCAP Executive Secretary visits India
Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, in her first official visit to India from 3-5 February 2015, called on a number of senior officials in the Government of India, namely, H.E. Ms. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs; H.E. Mr Suresh Prabhu, Railway Minister; H.E. Ms Maneka Gandhi, Minister for Women and Child Development, Mr Rajiv Kher, Commerce Secretary; Dr Shailesh Nayak, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences; Dr Vijayraghavan, Secretary (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, and Prof. TCA Anant, Secretary, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. She also addressed a number of public events as reported elsewhere.