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Event Details

Make In India, Growth & Employment - Aug 11, 2017

Overview :

Policy Research & Development Expert Committee of Bombay Chamber is happy to announce its First lecture of the lecture Series 2017-18 on August 11, 2017.

Professor S Mahendra Dev, Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Instituite of Development Research(IGIDR), Mumbai will   share his thought on "Make in India, Growth & Employment".


You are cordially invited to grace the occasion. Detail of the Agenda is below for your perusal

Programme :

10.30am - 11.00am
11.00am - 11.10a.m
Welcome Address
Shri Vijay Srirangan
 Director General, Bombay Chamber
11. 10am - 11.55am
Keynote Address by Chief Guest
Professor S  Mahendra Dev
Vice Chancellor  & Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of  Development Research, Mumbai
11.55am - 12.25pm
Address by the Discussant
Mr. Indranil Pan
Chief Economist, IDFC Bank
12.25pm - 12.50pm
Q&A Session
 Valedictory & Vote of Thanks
1 pm Onwards Lunch
Saugata Bhattacharya
Chief Economist, Axis Bank

Saugata Bhattacharya is the Chief Economist at Axis Bank. A respected financial expert with more than 15 years of experience, Mr. Bhattacharya is often quoted on a variety of monetary policy and financial market issues.

Having joined the Bank in September 2005, he is responsible for providing decision-making support to the business units, macroeconomic views to institutional and individual clients and segmented analysis of banking trends for the retail business. 

Before joining Axis Bank, Mr. Bhattacharya served as the Group Manager, Business Research and Economic Planning at Hindustan Unilever. In this role, he was responsible for providing macroeconomic forecasts of variables affecting the FMCG business and developing analytical models predicting consumer behaviour. Previously, he served as a Specialist in the Policy Advisory Group at IDFC. He played a significant role in rationalizing market structures for private sector participation in infrastructure. He was also instrumental in developing long-term sources of financing infrastructure, with appropriate financial products. Mr. Bhattacharya was a member of the Finance Ministry Sub-Group on Estimating Foreign Savings for the approach paper for the 12th five year plan. 

Prof. S.Mahendra Dev

Prof. S. Mahendra Dev has been the Director and Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) in Mumbai, India since 2010. Prior to this position, he was Chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, Ministry of Agriculture from 2008 to 2010. He was Director, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, India for 9 years from 1999 to 2008. He is member of the Board of Trustees of International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C. He was Acting Chairman of the National Statistical Commission, Government of India.

He received his Ph.D. from the Delhi School of Economics and did his postdoctoral research at Yale University. His main areas of interest are development economics, agriculture policies, rural development and social sector. 

He has been a consultant and adviser to many international organizations, such as UNDP, World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute, UNESCO, ILO, FAO, ESCAP, UNICEF, DFID, and OECD. He has been a member of several government committees in India, including the Prime Minister’s Task Force on Employment chaired by Dr. Montek Ahulwalia, member of  the Committee on Financial Inclusion chaired by Dr. C. Rangarajan, member of the Expert Group on Poverty chaired by Dr. C. Rangarajan. He is the Chairman of the Committee on Terms of Trade on Agriculture constituted by the Ministry of Agriculture. 

The Ruby, 4th Floor, N.W, 29 Senapati  Bapat Marg, Tulsi Pipe Road, Dadar(W),Mumbai 400028

Dr. Sugeeta Upadhyay  
Tel: 61200217 (D) / 61200200, 
Participation Fee :   
Members  Rs. 1000 + 18% GST
Non-Members  Rs. 2000 + 18% GST


Bank Details for NEFT

Beneficiary Account No.




Bank Name

State Bank of India

Branch Address

Mumbai Main Branch, Mumbai Samachar Marg, Mumbai- 400 001

MICR Code   

40000 2010

Cheque /Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “BOMBAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY”.


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