Golden Jubilee Celebration

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May 13, 2019

Venue: India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi


Inaugural Session

10:25 hrs               Arrival of the Hon’ble Vice President of India

10:30 hrs               National Anthem

10:31 hrs               Garlanding the Goddess Saraswati

10:33 hrs               Welcome speech by Prof. V.K. Malhotra, Member Secretary, ICSSR [Video]

10:40 hrs               Speech by Dr. B.B. Kumar, Chairman, ICSSR [Video]

10:50 hrs               Address by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India [Video]

11:25 hrs               Felicitation of the Chief Guest by Dr. B.B. Kumar, Chairman, ICSSR

11:27 hrs               Words of thanks [Video]

11:29 hrs               National Anthem

11:30 hrs               Departure of the Hon’ble Vice President of India

11:35 hrs               Tea

Academic Session

12:00-1:30pm      Session I

12:00-12:30pm      Prof. Amita Singh, Professor, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, JNU, New Delhi on “Towards Transdisciplinary Research in Social Sciences and Disaster Management” [Video]

12:30-1:20pm        Dr. Bibek Debroy, Member, Niti Aayog, Govt. of India on “Why India can’t Afford to Forget Sanskrit”

1:20-1:25pm         Concluding Remarks by Chair: Dr. PV Krishna Bhatta

1:25-1:30pm         Thanks by Co-Chair: Prof. H S Bedi

1:30-2:30pm         Lunch

2:30-3:45pm        Session II

2:30-2:50pm         Dr. Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India on “Economics beyond Equilibriums” [Video]

2:50-3:20pm         Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice Chairman, UGC on “India’s Public Health System: Biomedical, Ethical and Socioeconomic Perspectives” [Video]

3:20-3:35pm         Prof. Aswini Mohapatra, Professor, Centre for West Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi on “India’s Foreign Policy: Past and Present” [Video]

3:35-3:40pm         Concluding Remarks by Chair: Prof. Rakesh Sinha

3:40-3:45pm         Thanks by Co-Chair: Prof. Panchanan Mohanty

3:45-4:00pm         Tea

4:00-5:00pm        Session III: Introduction to Books

4:00-4:10pm         Prof. K N Pandita, former Director of the Centre of Central Asian Studies, Kashmir University on “Ten Studies in Kashmir History and Politics” [Video]

4:10-4:20pm         Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra, Rector JNU, New Delhi on “Rise of the Indo-Pacific Perspectives: Dimensions and Challenges” [Video]

Valedictory Address

4:20-4:45pm          Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General, RIS, New Delhi on “Resetting the Research Priorities for a New Narrative on Development” [Video]

Concluding Remarks

4:45-5:00pm          Dr. B B Kumar, Chairman, ICSSR [Video]

5:00-5:05pm          Vote of Thanks Prof. V K Malhotra, Member Secretary, ICSSR [Video]

5:05-5:45pm           High Tea    

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