When the fiscal measures announced by the Central Government remain as textbook prescriptions, the scholars of our nation work for bettering the ground reality of India. The Department of Economics at SRM University-AP, in the first session of the Departmental Lecture Series, is conducting an online lecture titled “An Alternative Fiscal Stimulus Package to Atmanirbhar Bharat” on July 23, 2021, at 11.00 am to enunciate a novel perspective for fiscal stimulus packages.
The guest speaker Prof Santosh Mehrotra, visiting professor in the Centre for Development at the University of Bath (UK) will put forth his vision of an alternative fiscal stimulus package to the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan financial package. Prof Mehrotra had also been a professor of economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Delhi. Dr Ghanshyam Pandey, Assistant Professor and faculty coordinator at the Department of Economics, SRM University-AP is the convenor of the event. The organising committee from the department consists of assistant professors Dr Anandrao Suvvari, Dr Manzoor Hassan Malik, and Dr Balaga Mohana Rao.
The lecture will give a detailed analysis of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative and evaluate whether the plans of the policymakers to combat the economic crisis in India acquired the envisioned goals. Join this engaging online lecture on the zoom platform on July 23, 2021, at 11.00 am.