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Agenda for Reforms: An ICRIER Conference


Silver Oak Hall,
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


 September
22, 2014 (Monday)


 There is underlying need for reform to propel inclusive, sustainable and faster growth in India. Consensus is that this cannot be delayed further. Based on extensive research ICRIER has developed a reform agenda for faster and inclusive growth. The day-long Conference is being held with a view to encourage serious public discourse in crucial areas that need reform including urban challenges, agriculture, telecommunication, manufacturing, economic corridors, regional integration and foreign policy.

Programme


09:00 AM – 09:30 AM:        
Registration


09:30 AM – 09:45 AM:         Opening Remarks by Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia,
Chair, Board of Governors, ICRIER, New Delhi


09:45 AM – 10:45 AM:         Session 1: Macroeconomic Reforms


Chair: Dr.
Shankar Acharya,
Honorary Professor, ICRIER, New Delhi

Presentations:


Commentator:


 Mr. Thomas Richardson, Senior Resident Representative for India and Nepal, International Monetary Fund,
New Delhi

Q
& A


10:45
AM – 11:00 PM:        
Tea/Coffee

11:00
AM – 01:00 PM:        
Session
2: Sectoral Reforms I


 Chair: N K Singh


 Presentations:


  Commentators:


  Q & A  

 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM:    Lunch


02:00 PM – 02:45 PM:          Session
2: Building Strategic Capacity


Chair:  Mr.
Ajay Shankar,
Member Secretary of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council


 Presentation: 


  Commentators:


Q & A


02:45
PM – 04:00PM:           Session 3:
Trade and Regional
Cooperation


Chair: Mr. Arvind Mehta, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Government of India


Presentation
by:


Commentator:


Q & A


04:00 PM – 04:10 PM:          Vote of thanks by Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER, New Delhi

 

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