State Level Workshop Grassroots Reachout and Networking in India on Trade and Economics (GRANITE)

CUTS Centre for Consumer Action, Research & Training (CUTS-CART) in partnership with CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics & Environment (CUTS-CITEE), Jaipur and with active support of Novib (Oxfam Netherlands) and NORAD (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation), New Delhi has planned to organise the State Level Workshop of Grassroots Reachout and Networking in India on Trade and Economics (GRANITE) on Wednesday, December 21, 2005, at Patel Bhawan, HCM-RIPA (popularly known as OTS), JLN Marg, Jaipur.

The objective of the workshop is to ensure wider outreach and networking on issues, such as agriculture, textile, handicrafts and handlooms relevant in purview of World Trade Organisation(WTO) and Globalisation.

The workshop aims to assemble and secure diverse views/perceptions and concerns of the participants leading towards convergence of various approaches and opinions, which can be ultimately put forward to the policy making bodies on economic governance issue at various levels.

The state government officials are one of the key stakeholder groups under the GRANITE project. The participants include officials from different department of the state government, media persons, policy makers, academicians (from university, colleges, schools), Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs).

For further information, please contact:
Punyarupa Bhadury/Swati Chaddha/RK Sharma
Ph: 91.141.228 2821/513 3259
Fax: 91.141. 510 4258