A Symposium on of India’s Growth and Development at Harvard Set for Dec. 6, Indian Ambassador to Speak

Harsh Vardhan Shringla
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CAMBRIDGE, MA– India-Caucus at Harvard Kennedy School is a organizing a day-long symposium on “Next Phase of India’s Growth and Development” on Dec. 6, 2019 at Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, MA.

The symposium, which will be held from. 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, is supported by Boston Center of Excellence for Health and Human Development; Consulate General of India, New York; Mass India Initiatives, Indian American International Chamber of Commerce and Indo-US Health Initiatives.

Kanchan Banerjee

“BoCE is excited to sponsor this Symposium at HKS to bring together some of the best minds to discuss about India – future of healthcare, economy and international relations,” said Kanchan Banerjee, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Boston Center of Excellence for Health and Human Development. “Downturn of economy, article 370, technology in healthcare for masses are some of the topics being focused on.”

To RSVP and register, please click on the link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-on-next-phase-of-indias-growth-and-development-tickets-79201847859


Inaugural: 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Mr. Sandeep Chakraborty, Consul General of India, New York

Session 1: 9:45 AM – 11:30 AM Current state and future of Health Care in India


Prof. Ravi Ramamurti, Northeastern University

Mr. Vivek Sharma, CEO Piramal Group

Prof. Satchit Siddharth Balsari, Harvard Medical School

Prof. Fatema Basrai, Yale School of Public Health

Lunch: 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM Key Note – Prof. Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia University

Session2: 1:00 PM – 2:45 PM Indian Economy Today and Tomorrow   Keynote by Prof. Arvind Panagariya, Columbia University


Prof. Devashish Mitra, Syracuse University

Prof. Nidhiya Menon, Brandeis University

Prof. Pravin Krishna Johns Hopkins University

Session 3: 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM India and the World – Global Role of India – Keynote – Prof. Nitin Nohria, Dean Harvard Business School


Mr. Dhruv Jaishankar, Observer Research Foundation

Prof. Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Boston University

Concluding Session: 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Keynote Hon. Ambassador Harsh V. Shringla

Dinner Reception: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Organized by BoCE, IAGB, IAICC

Organized at by: India-Caucus at Harvard Kennedy School.


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