Schedule

National Symposium on Agriculture
6th Feb, 2019
Schedule of Events
 
9.00 am-9.30am      Registration/ Tea and Snacks
 
9.30am-9.45 amWelcome Address
Prof. Ashwini Chhatre, Academic Director, BIPP, ISB
9.45am-10.30amKeynote Address
Dr.  Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor, GOI
10.30am-11.30 amPanel Discussion 1: Short-Term Measures to Address Framer Distress
Moderator: Mr. T. Nanda Kumar, IAS (Retd), Former Secretary, Agriculture
Panelists: Dr. Ashok Gulati, ICRIER
                Mr. Harish Damodaran, Indian Express 
                Ms. Kalvakuntla Kavitha, MP (Telangana)
                Mr. Ajai Veer Jakhar, Chairman, Punjab State Farmers Commission                 
11.30 am-12.00 pmTea Break
 
12.00 pm-1.00 pmPanel Discussion 2: Role of Technology and Markets in Agriculture
Moderator: Dr. Aruna Sharma, IAS (Retd.), Member, RBI Committee on Digital Payments
Panelists:
                 Mr. Jatin Singh, CEO, Skymet Weather
                 Dr. Richa Kumar, IIT, Delhi
                 Dr. Suhas P. Wani, Ex-Director, ICRISAT
                 Dr. Sukhpal Singh, IIM, Ahmedabad
1.00 pm- 2.15 pm
 
Lunch
2.15 pm-3.15 pmPanel Discussion 3: Social Outcomes of agricultural policies 
Moderator: P. Sainath, Founder Editor, People's Archive of Rural India (to confirm)
Panelists: Ms. Anne-Sophie Poisot, FAO, UN
                 Dr. Pramod Joshi, IFPRI
                 Mr. Sanjiv Phansalkar, Tata Trust
                 Mr. Vijay Sardana, CDAC, SEBI
3.15 pm-3.35 pmValedictory Address:
Mr. Rakesh B Mittal, President, CII and Chairperson, Advisory Council, BIPP
3.35 pm-3.45 pmVote of Thanks
Prof. Ashwini Chhatre, Academic Director, BIPP, ISB