Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

29 Sep 2022
  • Seminar :

    Webinar on Urban India’s Affordable Housing Challenge

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


    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

  • Place : Online Event
  • Venue : Zoom / YouTube Live


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