Events : Economic, Development & Social Issues

Panel Discussion on "The Paradox and Potential of India's One Billion"

Held MOnday, 1st May, 2017 at 6.30 PM

Bangalore International Centre had arranged a panel discussion on “The Paradox and Potential of India’s One Billion” on Monday, 1st May, 2017, at 6:30 pm at its Auditorium. The panelists present were Prof. Anirudh Krishna, Edgar T. Thompson Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, Prof. P M Kulkarni, Demographer, Bangalore and Prof. G K Karanth, Sociologist, Bangalore. The discussion was chaired and moderated by Prof. M S Sriram, Fellow, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
To what extent are the impoverished people in our country empowered to participate in a vibrant and growing economy that is a shining light in the democratic world? This question was examined by the intelligentsia from several prisms – sociological, economic, political et al. A well-informed panel, led by Prof. Anirudh Krishna discussed this issue.