Thursday, 5 October 2017

Talk on Current State of Economic Affairs by Dr Sanjaya Baru, Secretary General, FICCI

We are pleased to inform you that Dr. Sanjaya Baru, Secretary General, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has consented to address the members on Current State of Economic Affairs on 9th October-2017 at 4.30 p.m. at FTAPCCI Auditorium, Federation House, Hyderabad.

Dr. Sanjaya Baru took over as Secretary General of FICCI from 1st September 2017. He has been editor of India's major financial newspapers, The Economic Times, Financial Express and Business Standard. He was the professor of economics at University of HyderabadICRIER-Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (Delhi) and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy(Singapore). Dr. Baru has been Media Advisor to Prime Minister of IndiaDr. Manmohan Singh (2004-08) and Director for Geo-economics and Strategy, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, London (2011-16). He was Member, National Security Advisor (India) Board of India (1999-2001), India-ASEAN Eminent Persons Group (2010) and the Indian National Defence University Committee (2002-2004). Dr. Sanjaya Baru will also be Secretary General of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), India Chapter; Secretary General, FICCI Confederation of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises,Government of India(MSMEs) (CMSME); and Director General, Indian Council of Arbitration. Some of his notable publications include: The Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance; India and the World: Essays on Geo-economics and Foreign Policy; The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh; & 1991: How P V Narsimha Rao Rao Made History.

FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and is the first port of call for Indian industry, policymakers, and the international business community.

Members are requested to kindly participate in the meeting and join us at Hi-tea. Please confirm your participation to Mr. R. Kulkarni, Joint Director, FTAPCCI, Phone: 9848286640, 8008579625, E-mail; to enable us to make necessary arrangements.

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