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Agenda for Reforms: An ICRIER Conference

Silver Oak Hall,
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

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.


09:00 AM – 09:30 AM:        

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



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

& A

AM – 11:00 PM:        

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

 Chair: N K Singh



  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



Q & A

PM – 04:00PM:           Session 3:
Trade and Regional

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



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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