The Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP), is organizing a workshop with Mr. Dhiraj Nayyar on the topic ‘Does India want to grow at 10 percent?’. Our Key Speaker is Mr.Dhiraj Nayyar, Chief Economist of Vedanta Resources.
About the topic:
Is India’s political economy incapable of creating the conditions required for the country to emulate the growth levels registered in East Asia?
About the Speaker:
Dhiraj Nayyar is Chief Economist of Vedanta Resources, an Indian multinational corporation in the business of mining, metals and oil. Before joining Vedanta in October 2018, Dhiraj was Officer on Special Duty and Head, Economics, Finance and Commerce, NITI Aayog, Government of India. Trained as an economist at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Merton College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge, Dhiraj spent several years in the media in senior roles including Opinion Editor of Financial Express, Deputy Editor of India Today, Editor-at-large, Firstpost, India Columnist, Bloomberg View and Managing Editor of The Quint.
He is the author of the bestselling book, Modi and Markets: Arguments for Transformation. In 2013, he was awarded a Bastiat Prize in journalism by the California-based Reason Foundation.