V P Singh Badnore to be Chief Guest of Smart City Conclave, Chandigarh

Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh and Administrator of Chandigarh Union Territory,  is joining Smart City Conclave as Chief Guest.

The Conclave,  to be organised by Elets Technomedia Private Limited on 28th and 29th July, will highlight Smart City projects across the country. There will be detailed discussions on Smart Cities through dignitaries who are going to participate from across the nation.

Badnore hails from the former royal family of Badnore in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan.

He remained a legislator in the state four times — 1977-80, 1985-90, 1993-98 and 1998-99.

He got elected to Rajya Sabha in 2010.

A graduate in business management, he studied at Mayo College, Ajmer, and Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad.

He has been a great swimmer, participating in national school-level swimming competitions. He is also an agriculturist, environmentalist, social worker, and sportsman.

Badnore was the Chairman of a special task force which used to rehabilitate tigers in Sariska (Rajasthan) from 2005-09. He was also a member of the empowered committee of forests and wildlife management in Rajasthan.

He has been a  part of the Indian delegations to Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Canada, in 1994 and in 2004 besides the Indian delegation of South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA) to Pakistan.

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