Millennial March: Policy Perspectives for the Future

The Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) is organizing a policy workshop by Dr. Dipankar Gupta on Millennial March – Policy Perspectives for the Future”. Registration is FREE of cost. However, we have limited seats. Therefore, pre-registration is mandatory.

Session Brief: “Given the massive transformations in rural India, the future of the Millennials lies in looking ahead with a perspective that breaks with the past. The rural economy needs to be appreciated in terms of a rural-urban nexus and the industrial sector must shed itself of its wariness with economies of scale. This would demand not just R&D investment but also a solid investment in education and health. Only then can we sustain the efforts needed to drive up  technology which constantly promotes greater productivity. Sociologically, it is clear that traditions and customs do not stand in the way of such policy drives and, in fact, there is an atmosphere now that would endorse them at the popular level. Most importantly, given the way in which cultures have shown themselves to be malleable, a lot depends on how the political elite can fashion policies that leave behind a past in order to step into the future, hand in hand with the Millennials.”

About the Speaker: Professor Dipankar Gupta, born on October 11, 1949, Ph.D., joined Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 1980 as a faculty member. In 2009 he opted for voluntary retirement after serving in the institution for nearly 30 years.Very recently, in 2007 he was Woodrow Wilson Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington D.C., USA. In 2009 he was Visiting Professor in Deusto University, Bilbao, Spain. In 2011 he was invited to Queen’s University, Belfast, UK, as a Visiting Professor. Prior to this he has held several visiting Professorships and Senior Fellowships in universities in USA, UK, and Western Europe.In 1998 Professor Gupta started KPMG’s Business Ethics division in Delhi and led this practice for over five years. He is a member of several boards and editorial committees. He also has a regular column in Times of India, Mail Today and The New York Times. He has written or edited 17 books and published nearly 70 research papers.He has won several awards for his academic contributions. In 2010 the French Government honoured him as a Chevalier De L’Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres.

Date: 22nd February, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Venue:
ISPP Campus, B-35, Kiwani’s Limb Centre, 4th Floor, Near Medeor Hospital, Qutub Institutional Area

Register: http://bit.ly/2P1HwzE

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