Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

29 Feb 2012

Seminar on
India-Japan Relations: Trends and Prospects
February 29, 2012
Viceregal Hall, Claridges Hotel, New Delhi

10.00 am: Inaugural Session

  • Welcome Remarks, by H. K. Singh, Chair Professor, ICRIER-Wadhwani Programme of Research Studies on India-US Relations & Policy Issues
  • Opening Remarks, by Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty, Special Secretary(PD), MEA
  • Guest Remarks, by Karl Inderfurth, Senior Adviser and India Chair, CSIS, USA
  • Keynote Address, by Yoshiyuki Kasai, Chairman, Central Japan Railway Company 
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11.15 am: Coffee Break
11.30 am – 1.00 pm: Session I – Political and Strategic Relations

Chair: H. K. Singh, Chair Professor, ICRIER-Wadhwani Programme of Research Studies on India-US Relations & Policy Issues. 

Guest Speakers:

  • Taniguchi Tomohiko, Professor Kei? University
  • Arvind Gupta, Director General IDSA
  • Hajime Hayashi, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Embassy of Japan, New Delhi
  • Arjun Katoch, Disaster Management Adviser
1.00 pm: Lunch
2.00 pm – 3.15 pm: Session II – Bilateral Economic Cooperation

Chair: Dr. Srabani Roy Choudhury, Associate Professor in Japanese Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University 

Guest Speakers:

  • Tamaki Tsukada, Minister (Economic and Development) Embassy of Japan, New Delhi 
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  • Ram Upendra Das, Senior Fellow, RIS
  • Takahiro Sato, Associate Professor, Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration (RIEB), Kobe University
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3.15 pm: Coffee Break
2.00 pm – 3.15 pm: Session III – Towards Regional Economic Integration

Chair: Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER 

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