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NABARD - National Conference 2019

Transforming Rural India 2030: Strategies for Sustainable Development Goals



Transforming Rural India 2030: Strategies for Sustainable Development Goals

9. 00 AM Registration
9.30 AM – 11.00 AM

Track 1: Income, Inequality, & Poverty

Chairperson: Dr. R.S. Deshpande, Former Director & ICSSR National Fellow, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

Speakers

  • Dr. R S Deshpande, Former Director & ICSSR National Fellow, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  • Dr. G K Choudhury, Project Manager(IFAD Programme), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), New Delhi
  • Dr. Praveen Jha, Professor of Economics, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
11.00 AM – 11.30 AM Tea break
11.30 AM – 1.00 PM

Inaugural Track: Overview of SDG Targets Related to Rural Economy

  • Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro-Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune
  • Dr. U. S. Saha, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mumbai.
  • Mr. U. D. Shirsalkar, Chief General Manager, Regional Office - Maharashtra, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Pune.
  • Dr. Jyoti Chandiramani, Director, Symbiosis School of Economics, Pune.
  • Dr. Asmita Chitnis, Director, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune
1.00 PM – 2.00 PM Lunch break
2.00 PM – 3.30 PM

Track 2: Sustainable Rural Livelihoods

Chairperson: Dr. Rajendra Kulkarni, Retired Chief General Manager, NABARD Regional Office, Pune.

Speakers

  • Dr. Tara S. Nair, Professor of Economics, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad.
  • Dr. Joshua Nallathamby Daniel, Chief Scientist, BAIF Development Research Institute, Pune.
  • Dr. Govinda Kelkar, Senior Advisor, Landesa Rural Development Institute, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Rajendra Kulkarni, Retired Chief General Manager, NABARD Regional Office, Pune.

Track 3: Energy, Water, & Sanitation

Chairperson: Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta, Chair in Environmental Economics and Head, Environmental and Resource Economics Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi.

Speakers

  • Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta, Chair in Environmental Economics and Head, Environmental and Resource Economics Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Arun Kansal, Department of Regional Water Studies, TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Prakash Rao, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune
  • Dr. Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, Associate Professor, Institute of Rural Management Anand.
3.30 PM – 4.00 PM Tea Break
4.00 PM – 5.30 PM

Panel Discussion: Role of Infrastructure Development in Implementation and Achievement of SDGs

Chairperson: Dr. U. S. Saha, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mumbai.

Speakers

  • Dr. U. S. Saha, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mumbai.
  • Dr. C S C Sekhar, Professor, Agricultural Economic Research Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi.
  • Dr. Jyoti Chandiramani, Director, Symbiosis School of Economics, Pune.
  • Mr. Dhyaneshwar Bodke, Abhinav Farmers’ Club, Pune
5.30 PM – 5.45 PM Concluding remarks & Vote of Thanks
5.45 PM High Tea

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