Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

25 Sep 2015
  • Seminar :



    25th September 2015 (Friday), Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi



    1530 hours                         Registration & High Tea




    1600 – 1605                     Welcome Remarks

    Dr Shankar Acharya

    Honorary Professor, ICRIER; Former Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India


    1605 – 1620                     Inaugural Address

    Dr G N Singh

    Drugs Controller General of India, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization

    (CDSCO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India


    1620 – 1635                     Special Address

    Dr Ranjit Roy Chaudhury

    National Professor of Pharmacology, National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS); Former Advisor to Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India


    1635 – 1650                     Keynote Address

    Dr Kathleen Holloway

    Regional Advisor (Essential Drugs and Medicines), WHO SEARO


    Chair: Dr Aditya Bhattacharjea, Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics


    1650 – 1720                     Paper Presentation 1

    “Administrative Structure and Functions of Drug Regulatory Authorities in India”

    Dr Nupur Chowdhury, Consultant, ICRIER [Download Presentation]


    1720 – 1750                     Paper Presentation 2

    “Drug Quality and Safety Issues in India”

    Mr Maulik Chokshi, Consultant, ICRIER [Download Presentation]


    1750 – 1900                     Panel Discussion

    Dr Hemant Koshia, Commissioner, Food and Drugs Control Administration, Gujarat

    Shri Ravi Prakash Gupta, Controller, Food and Drugs Administration, Chhattisgarh

    Ms Susan Winckler, Managing Partner, Leavitt Partners LLC, Washington, DC

    Mr D G Shah, Secretary General, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance

    Mr Richard Kingham, Partner, Covington and Burling LLP, Washington, DC


    1900 – 1930                     Q&A


    1930 hours onwards      Cocktails & Dinner

  • Place : New Delhi
  • Venue : Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre


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