Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

29 Apr 2016
  • Report Launch :

    Release of ‘Stitches to Riches? Apparel Employment, Trade, and Economic Development in South Asia’ Report


     April 29, 2016


     Juniper Hall, India
    Habitat Centre, New Delhi



    09:30 – 10:00 am : Registration and Tea/Coffee

    10:00 – 11:30 am :

    Welcome Address 

    Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

    Special Address by

    Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog

    Special Address by

    Shri Vijay Mathur, Additional Secretary General, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)

    Opening Address

    Mr. Onno Ruhl, India Country Director, South Asia, World Bank

    Video: Provided by World Bank [Video]

    Release of the Report titled
    “Stitches to Riches? Apparel Employment, Trade, and Economic
    Development in South Asia” edited by Gladys Lopes-Acevedo and Raymond Robertson published by the World Bank Group

    Presentation of the Report

    By Gladys Lopez-Acevedo [Download Presentation

    11:30 – 11:45 am : Tea/Coffee Break

    11:45 am – 01:00 pm : Panel Discussion on ‘Apparel Job Creation, Trade, and Development in India’


    Ms. Sushmita Dasgupta, Economic Adviser, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India


    • Dr. Saon Ray, Senior Fellow, ICRIER 

    • Ms. Chandrima Chatterjee, Advisor, AEPC [Download Presentation

    • Mr. Sudhir Dhingra, Chairman, Orient Craft Ltd.

    01:00 – 01:30 pm : Question and Answer

    01:30 – 01:40 pm : Vote of Thanks

    Bhavook Bhardwaj, ICRIER

    01:40 pm onwards : Lunch

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


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