Canada India USA Development Forum (CIUDF), in association with Impact Media & Events Corporation (IMEC) as well as Seneca College, organized a special webinar on Tuesday, July 14 with Hon. Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Minister of State for Rural Development, Govt of India. 
 
The High Commissioner of India to Canada H.E. Mr. Ajay Bisaria, Consul General of India to Toronto Smt. Apoorva Srivastava, Shuchita Sonalika, Director and Head – North America for Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Sanjeev Joshipura, Executive Director of Indiaspora (Washington DC), Nadira Hamid, CEO for Indo Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC – New Delhi), Mr. David Agnew, President, Seneca College and Prashant Srivastava, Director, South Asia, Seneca International were the distinguished Panelists. 
 
Vipul Jani, President of Canada India USA Development Forum (CIUDF) hosted and moderated the Webinar and Panel Discussion. 
 
All Panelists and the Hon. Minister Jyoti ji made their remarks and that was followed by a brief open panel discussion. Among the major highlights were an effort and consensus to promote ” Adopt a Village ” Campaign within the Indian Diaspora Abroad, the Minister and the High Commissioner highlighted the wonderful work being done in India regarding Corona, the Rural Development and other sectors. 
 
Panelists spoke about the work their respective organizations are doing in and with India. Some of them had met or worked with the Minister in her current or previous portfolios and revisited those memories. 
 
The Minister urged the leaders to provide access to a global market for hard working women in Rural India. The Webinar was also available on Facebook Live and was attended by over 50 attendees and was watched live by more than 6,000 people globally. 
 
The Webinar is available for viewing on both our websites www.imec.biz and www.canadaindiausadevelopmentforum.com