India Economy & Society: Critical issues by Niranjan Rajadhyaksha

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Mumbai: 29 March 2019
The Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts, Mumbai Campus hosted its signature ‘Seedhi Baat’ discussion on economic, political and social issues with prominent guest speaker Dr. Niranjan Rajadhyakshya on the 29th of March. As the former editor of well-respected financial news source ‘Mint’, author of the popular Café Economics column and current director of the IDFC Research Institute, Dr. Rajadhyakshya brought his interdisciplinary expertise to the students in the form of his talk on ‘The Future of India.’ Presenting an impressive range of statistical data on India’s growth, he also discussed the challenges that India would face, with an emphasis on gender, caste and regional inequalities.
He demonstrated to the student the ability to use data to craft narratives. The students engaged Dr. Rajyadhakshya in a lively discussion, with questions ranging from his journalistic experience, comparative analyses with China, Trump’s America and the probable outcomes of the 2019 election. The packed house applauded Dr. Rajadhyaksha’s insights, and the students derived immense value from his wealth of knowledge.
The Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts hosted its signature ‘Seedhi Baat’ with prominent guest speaker Dr. Niranjan Rajadhyakshya(Ex-Editor, MINT & Research Director, IDFC Institute). Presenting an impressive range of statistical data on India’s growth, he also discussed the challenges that India would face, with an emphasis on gender, caste and regional inequalities. The students engaged Dr. Rajyadhakshya in a lively discussion, with questions ranging from his journalistic experience, comparative analyses with China, Trump’s America and the probable outcomes of the 2019 election.

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