Webinar on Rebuilding the Rural Economy

Webinar on Rebuilding the Rural Economy
Harish Damodaran, Himanshu, Ajay Vir Jakhar, Mekhala Krishnamurthy, Yamini Aiyar
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 Add to Calendar 2020-05-20 00:00:00 2020-05-20 00:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Webinar on Rebuilding the Rural Economy The Centre for Policy Research is pleased to invite you to a Webinar on: Rebuilding the Rural Economy Panellists:  Harish Damodaran, Rural Affairs and Agriculture Editor, The Indian Express Himanshu, Associate Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairperson, Bharat Krishak Samaj Mekhala Krishnamurthy, Senior Fellow, CPR Moderator:  Yamini Aiyar, President and Chief Executive, CPR Wednesday, 20th May 2020, 3:30 P.M.  The session will be held online via Zoom. To register, kindly fill this form. If there is an issue, please email communication@cprindia.org About the webinar This panel discussion will look at the implications of COVID-19 and nationwide lockdown on the rural economy. It will examine the impact of large-scale reverse migration on the labour market, the role of the agriculture economy and rural safety nets including MGNREGA (in the current crisis and going forward as we head to economic revival). In particular, this discussion will focus on the implications of the just announced economic package and structural reforms announced by the government. The panel will also reflect on the implications of the PM's call for going local on the agricultural economy.      The session will be held online via Zoom
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The session will be held online via Zoom
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The Centre for Policy Research is pleased to invite you to a Webinar on: Rebuilding the Rural Economy

Panellists: 
Harish Damodaran, Rural Affairs and Agriculture Editor, The Indian Express
Himanshu, Associate Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU
Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairperson, Bharat Krishak Samaj
Mekhala Krishnamurthy, Senior Fellow, CPR

Moderator
Yamini Aiyar, President and Chief Executive, CPR

Wednesday, 20th May 2020, 3:30 P.M. 

The session will be held online via Zoom. To register, kindly fill this form.

If there is an issue, please email communication@cprindia.org

About the webinar

This panel discussion will look at the implications of COVID-19 and nationwide lockdown on the rural economy. It will examine the impact of large-scale reverse migration on the labour market, the role of the agriculture economy and rural safety nets including MGNREGA (in the current crisis and going forward as we head to economic revival). In particular, this discussion will focus on the implications of the just announced economic package and structural reforms announced by the government. The panel will also reflect on the implications of the PM's call for going local on the agricultural economy.