Webinar on Urban India’s Affordable Housing Challenge

29 Sep, 2022

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Webinar on Urban India’s Affordable Housing Challenge

Date: September 29th, 2022
Time: 10:30 – 13:10 hrs (IST)

Program

10:30 – 10:35: Welcome Address:
Dr. Deepak Mishra, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

10:35 – 11.00: Key Note Address:
Mr. Jagan Shah, Resident Senior Fellow, Artha Global & Director, Artha Centre for Emerging Cities

11:00 – 11:30: Keynote session and unveiling of the summary for policymakers:
Dr. Debarpita Roy and Dr. Ismail Haque
-Housing shortage
-Building technology
-Rental housing
-Housing shortage as institutional crisis

11:30 – 12:10: Session 1: Discussion on Renting – A Viable Housing Option for the Low-Income Groups in Cities
Session moderated by Dr. Ismail Haque

Panel Discussion:
-Mr. Swastik Harish, Director, Swastik Harish and Associates
-Ms. Mukta Naik, Fellow, Centre for Policy Research (CPR)
-Dr. Akshay Sen, Joint General Manager, Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO)

Followed by Q/A session and moderator summary

12:10 – 12:20: Break

12:20 – 13:00: Session 2: Discussion on Housing Shortage Versus Public Vacant Housing in Urban India
Session moderated by: Dr. Debarpita Roy

Panel Discussion:
-Prof. Darshini Mahadevia, Associate Dean of Arts, Ahmedabad University
-Dr. Piyush Tiwari, Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia
-Dr. Karen Coelho, Associate Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies
Followed by Q/A session and moderator summary

13:00 – 13:10: Vote of thanks:
Dr. Amrita Goldar, Senior Fellow, ICRIER