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Ajay Shah studied at IIT, Bombay and USC, Los Angeles. He has held positions at the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research and the Ministry of Finance. He is now Professor at NIPFP in New Delhi. He does academic and policy-oriented research on India, at the intersection of economics, law and public administration.

Ajay Shah

Panel on “Health of the Nation – Interconnections with India’s Democracy and Economy”

On 28th Nov 2.00 p.m. - 2.40 p.m.

All the panelists in this discussion is a writer in some way. They are highly educated and have thorough knowledge of the economy of the country. The moderator Arun Anand has written 3 books and he is part of many activities which and is respected in these fields. The current situation of the country is such that the economy is shaken and there is a lot of insecurity in the mind of the common man. However, India stands to overcome these hitches and come up tops. The panel here is discussing what they country and its leadership will do post covid to enhance the health of the economy with India’s Democracy. The health of the nation was written by Ali Mehdi who is also a multi-talented personality. He wrote this book before Covid-19 but the thoughts and information in this book is valid even today. Every chapter in the book is about how India can become healthy as a nation.


The Art & Science of Economic Policy

On 28th Nov 4.00 p.m. - 4.40 p.m.