Uttar Pradesh Chief Ninister Akhilesh Yadav will inaugurate the second 'UP NRI Day' in Lucknow Wednesday. The first edition of the even was held in Agra last year.

The Chief Minister would also be honouring various non-resident Indians with roots in the state who are performing exceptionally well in their fields of work. The convention will go on till January 6 and would have three sessions based on the theme 'Ummedon Ka Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh' and other topics relevant to the state.

"The aim of organising the even was to highlight the work done by the state government in the fields of healthcare, investment, infrastructure, SME, skill development and education" an official said while adding that various sessions would also deliberate on the immense potential of public-private partnerships as well.

Prominent among those who would be attending the meet include the Mauritius Art and Culture Minister Prithviraj Singh Rupan.

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