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Date Topic Speaker
17-01-2018   Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
Chairman, All India Council for Technical
Education (AICTE).
17-01-2017 Road to Digital India: Begins from Bangalore Shri. Srivatsa Krishna
Principal Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka & Chairman – Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC)
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
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)
17-01-2014 Have we made a mockery of Democracy? Shri Navin B. Chawla
IAS.,(Retd.)
Former Chief Election Commissioner of India
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
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
18-01-2011 India’s decade of destination Dr Jagdish N. Sheth
Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School,
Emory University
15-03-2010 Education for the Future Dr Yash Pal
Renowned Indian Scientist
17-02-2009 Research and Higher Education: Indian Challenges Dr P Balaram
Director
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012
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
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
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
17-01-2005 Secularism in Indian Cinema Shri Shyam Benegal,
Film Producer,
Sahyadri Films,
19/20a, Tardeo Road,
Tardeo,
Mumbai – 400 034
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
17-01-2003 Fault Lines of Indian Democracy Dr Abid Hussain
8, Golf Apartments
Maharishi Ramana Marg
New Delhi 110 003
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
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
17-01-2000 Working with Nature;
Working with People;
Working with Knowledge
Shri Madhav Gadgil
Centre for Ecological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore
05-03-1999 Transforming India into An Economic Super Power Shri N. Vittal
Central Vigilance Commissioner
Jaisalmer House
Man Singh Road
New Delhi
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
16-01-1997
Hyderabad
Decade of Determination to Achieve Sustainable Development Prof. U.R. Rao
3376/E, 13th Main, HAL II Stage
Indiranagar
Bangalore
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
17-01-1995
Mumbai
The Necessity for Making Indian Industry Globally Competitive Shri Nani A. Palkhivala
Director, Tata Sons
Bombay House, Fort
Mumbai
17-01-1994 Human Rights and India Shri N. Krishnan, IFS (retd.)
2C, King’s Crescent Apartments
8, Millers Road
Bangalore
17-01-1993
New Delhi
Economic Development
And Scientific temper
Late Shri P R Kumaramangalam
24-01-1992 Structural Reforms of Indian Economy – The Human Dimension Shri V. Krishnamurthy
Former Member – Planning Commission
Government of India
New Delhi
18-01-1991
Madras
Sickness in Industries – Causes & Cures Shri M.V. Arunachalam
Chairman
Murugappa Group
Chennai
17-01-1990 Restructuring of the Indian Industry Dr Fredie A Mehta
Chairman
Forbes Group
Mumbai
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
17-01-1988 Exchange Value of the Rupee Dr P.R. Brahmananda
Noted Economist and
National Scholar (ICSSR)
17-01-1987
Udupi
Towards a National Minimum for India Dr Tarlok Singh
Former Member – Planning Commission
Government of India
New Delhi
17-01-1986 Man Management Prof. G.G. Prabhu
Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry
NIMHANS
Bangalore
17-01-1985 Garibi Hatao – Can IRDP Do It? Dr Nilakant Rath
Director, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
Pune
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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