Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Conferences & Workshops Details

7th
ICRIER-PRI Workshop

Advancing India-Japan Economic Engagement

 

Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre

New Delhi

 

March 8, 2017

 

Program

 

10.00 am

Inaugural Session

 

           
Welcome Remarks by Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

           
Opening Remarks by Yoichi Nemoto, President, PRI

           
Keynote Address by Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog (TBC)

11.00 am

Coffee Break

11.30 am

Session 1 – Macro-Economic Trends in India and Japan

 

Chair Shankar Acharya, Honorary Professor, ICRIER

Speakers 

           
Sungyun Kim, President and Managing Partner, Nomura Research Institute India Private Limited

           
Sudipto Mundle, Emeritus Professor, NIPFP

Lead Discussant

           
Jaimini Bhagwati, RBI Chair Professor, ICRIER

Q & A

1.00 pm

Lunch

1.45 pm

Session 2 – Reform Measures in India to Attract FDI & ODA

 

Chair Ajay Shanker, Former Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India

Speakers 

           
Vandana Kumar,  Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India

           
Takema Sakamoto, Chief Representative,  JICA India Office

Lead Discussant

           
Anil Padmanabhan, Executive Editor, Mint

Q & A

3.00 pm 

Coffee Break

3.15 pm

Session 3 India-Japan Cooperation in the Context of Rising Global Protectionism

 

Chair A. Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI

Speakers

           
Shujiro Urata, Professor, Waseda University

           
Harsha Vardhana Singh, Executive Director, Brookings India

Lead Discussant

           
Chandni Raina, Professor, Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT

Q & A

4.30 pm

Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks

Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER

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