Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Planning Board (KPB)Vice Chairman K M Chandrasekhar on Thursday said administrators and media have key roles to play in propagating new innovative models in administration.

Inaugurating a seminar series on "Innovations in Municipal Administration" jointly organised by Institute of Management in Government and state Planning Board, he said "there is a tremendous amount of innovations are taking place in various parts of the country. Young administrators are taking the lead and changing the very concept of administration not only in urban areas but also in rural sides of the country," he said.

However, he said prior to bringing new innovations to the state, media and administrators should create an awareness about them amongst common people.

"We can bring new innovations to Kerala. But, how much it get materialised is upto the administrators and people of the state," Chandrasekhar, also the former Union Cabinet Secretary, said.
 
Elaborating the importance of the seminar, Nivedita P Haran, state additional Chief Secretary, said before bringing innovations, it should be ensured that they were sustainable and adaptable in the administration system of the state.

(Agencies)

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