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Sl.No. Date Topic Speaker
33 17-01-2016 THE AGE OF INEQUALITY - The Moral economy of Rural Distress Shri P Sainath Founder Editor of PARI (People’s Archive of Rural India) and Ramon Magsaysay Awardee
32 28-01-2015 Building India's human and social capital to build an inclusive society Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Founder & Chairman Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAAM)
31 17-01-2014 Have we made a mockery of Democracy? Shri Navin B. Chawla IAS.,(Retd.) Former Chief Election Commissioner of India
30 17-01-2013 What is left of Democracy in India Justice Shri N Santhosh Hegde Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Solicitor General of India and Retired Lokayukta (Ombudsman) for Karnataka State
29 17-01-2012 T. A. Pai: Innovator in Banking & Governance
Management and Bureaucracy: Are they Antithetical?
Dr V. A. Pai Panandiker President, Academy of International Education, Goa and Governing Council Member, TAPMI
Shri K. Jairaj, IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka
28 18-01-2011 India's decade of destination Dr Jagdish N. Sheth Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
27 15-03-2010 Education for the Future Dr Yash Pal Renowned Indian Scientist
26 17-02-2009 Research and Higher Education: Indian Challenges Dr P Balaram Director Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 560 012
25 17-01-2008 India-Fostering Inclusive and sustainable Growth Shri Arun Maira Chairman The Boston Consulting Group (I) Private Limited 14th Floor, Nariman Bhavan 227, Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021, INDIA
24 17-01-2007 Learning to Live with Science and Technology Prof. Jayant V Narlikar Director Inter University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA) P B No.4, Ganeshkhind Pune University Campus Pune 411 007
23 17-01-2006 Challenges for Higher Education Dr Pratap Bhanu Mehta President & Chief Executive Centre For Policy Research Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri New Delhi - 110 021
22 17-01-2005 Secularism in Indian Cinema Shri Shyam Benegal, Film Producer, Sahyadri Films, 19/20a, Tardeo Road, Tardeo, Mumbai - 400 034
21 17-01-2004 Development of Wastelands and other Natural Resources for a Self Reliant India Shri Mohan Dharia President Vanarai Aditya Residency 498, Parvati Mitramandal Chowk PUNE 411 009
20 17-01-2003 Fault Lines of Indian Democracy Dr Abid Hussain 8, Golf Apartments Maharishi Ramana Marg New Delhi 110 003
19 17-01-2002 Fifty Years of Constitution: Economic Reforms and Social Outcomes Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah Former Chief Justice of India and Chairperson - National Commission to Review Working of the Constitution Vigyan Bhawan Annexe Moulana Azad Road New Delhi
18 17-01-2001 Intellectual Property Rights: A Developing Country Perspective Dr R A Mashelkar Director General - CSIR and Secretary to the Government of India Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research Anusandhan Bhawan 2, Rafi Marg New Delhi
17 17-01-2000 Working with Nature; Working with People; Working with Knowledge Shri Madhav Gadgil Centre for Ecological Sciences Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
16 05-03-1999 Transforming India into An Economic Super Power Shri N. Vittal Central Vigilance Commissioner Jaisalmer House Man Singh Road New Delhi
15 17-01-1998 Fostering New Symbiotic Social Contract for a Hunger–Free India Prof. M.S. Swaminathan Chairman M S Swaminathan Research foundation 14, 2nd Main Road Kittur Gardens, Kotturpuram Chennai
14 16-01-1997 Hyderabad Decade of Determination to Achieve Sustainable Development Prof. U.R. Rao 3376/E, 13th Main, HAL II Stage Indiranagar Bangalore
13 17-01-1996 World Trading System: Challenges for Rural India Dr V.R. Panchamukhi Director – Research & Information System for Non aligned & Other Developing countries V-38, Block No.3 Lodhi Road Complex New Delhi
12 17-01-1995 Mumbai The Necessity for Making Indian Industry Globally Competitive Shri Nani A. Palkhivala Director, Tata Sons Bombay House, Fort Mumbai
11 17-01-1994 Human Rights and India Shri N. Krishnan, IFS (retd.) 2C, King’s Crescent Apartments 8, Millers Road Bangalore
10 17-01-1993 New Delhi Economic Development And Scientific temper Late Shri P R Kumaramangalam
9 24-01-1992 Structural Reforms of Indian Economy - The Human Dimension Shri V. Krishnamurthy Former Member - Planning Commission Government of India New Delhi
8 18-01-1991 Madras Sickness in Industries - Causes & Cures Shri M.V. Arunachalam Chairman Murugappa Group Chennai
7 17-01-1990 Restructuring of the Indian Industry Dr Fredie A Mehta Chairman Forbes Group Mumbai
6 17-01-1989 Bangalore Some Basic problems of the Eighth Five-Year Plan Dr G.V.K. Rao, IAS.(retd.) Former Member – Planning Commission Government of India New Delhi
5 17-01-1988 Exchange Value of the Rupee Dr P.R. Brahmananda Noted Economist and National Scholar (ICSSR)
4 17-01-1987 Udupi Towards a National Minimum for India Dr Tarlok Singh Former Member – Planning Commission Government of India New Delhi
3 17-01-1986 Man Management Prof. G.G. Prabhu Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry NIMHANS Bangalore
2 17-01-1985 Garibi Hatao - Can IRDP Do It? Dr Nilakant Rath Director, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics Pune
1 17-01-1984 Some Reflections on the Indian Banking Scene Shri M. Narasimham Former Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Finance and Chairman, Administrative Staff College of India Hyderabad

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