Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

29 May 2018
  • Presentation :

    Deconstructing Development Assistance: India and Nepal

    Presentation of the Key Findings

    Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Venue: Ambassador Hotel, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal


    10:30 – 11:00



    11:00 – 11:10


    Welcome Remarks by Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

    11:10 –11:20


    Opening Remarks by Diya Dutta, Manager-Research,
    Policy Research and Campaigns, Oxfam India

    11:20 – 11:40


    Inaugural Address by H. E. Manjeev Singh
    Ambassador of India to Nepal

    11:40 – 12:10


    Presentation of Key Findings

    Sanjay Pulipaka, Senior Fellow, NMML and Advisor, ICRIER

    Tanu M. Goyal, Consultant, ICRIER

    12:10 – 12:30


    Tea Break

    12:30 – 13:20


    Panel Discussion on

    “Deconstructing Development Assistance from India to Nepal: Reflections on the Social and Economic Impact”

    Moderator: Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER


    ·    Govind Raj Pokharel, former Vice-Chairman of Nepal’s Planning Commission and former Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority of Nepal

    ·    Nischal Nath Pandey, Director, Centre for South Asian Studies, Kathmandu

    ·    Tri Ratna Bajracharya, Dean, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University

    Purushottam Ojha, Former Secretary for Commerce, Nepal

    13:20 – 13:30


    Open Discussion

    13:30 – 13:35


    Vote of Thanks by Sanjay Pulipaka, Senior Fellow, NMML and Advisor, ICRIER

    13:35 onwards



  • Place : Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Venue : Ambassador Hotel, Lazimpat


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