New Delhi, Nov 12: Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram will inaugurate the Annual Economic Editors' Conference here today. The conference will enable economic editors and journalists from across the country to interact with various ministers and senior officials of key economic and infrastructure ministries, and get a detailed background of the government's policies and programmes.
The mediapersons will get a comprehensive view of the overall economic scenario in the country and the latest initiatives and thrust areas of the government.
The conference will also provide an opportunity to the government to get feedback from the economic editors.
The three-day conference organised by the Press Information Bureau, will have separate sessions with the ministers and senior officers of the key economic and infrastructure ministries.
Ministries participating in the conference include, Commerce and Industry; Agriculture; Consumer Affairs; Food and Public Distribution; Petroleum and Natural Gas; Civil Aviation; Steel, Chemical and Fertilizers; and Labour, apart from the Finance Ministry.
About 300 editors and financial writers are likely to attend the conference.