Thursday, January 3, 2013

4 January 2013: CD DESHMUKH MEMORIAL LECTURE - Grassroots Welfare Schemes and Macroeconomic Choices: India’s Dilemmas

Kaushik Basu
World Bank

This lecture series has been instituted by NCAER in memory of one of India’s most eminent economists and a founding father of NCAER.  Sir Chintaman Dwarakanath Deshmukh was the first Indian to be appointed Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 1943 and was part of the official Indian delegation to the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference. He subsequently served as the Union Finance Minister from 1950 to 1956 under Nehru and was a leading member of NCAER’s first Governing Body. He was honoured by the President of India with the Padma Vibhushan in 1975.

Date: January 4, 2013
Time: 11:30 A.M.

Gulmohar Hall,
India Habitat Centre,
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110003(INDIA)

Ms Sudesh Bala on +91-11-2337-9861 to 63 or on
Registration required


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