Tentative Conference Schedule
DAY 1:
JANUARY 30, 2018 - Forenoon Inauguration
Arrival:
January 30, 2018
Registration:
8.00 – 9.15 a.m
Inauguration & Keynote address:
9.30 a.m
Venue: F2-1, Stella Maris College
Guest of Honour : Dr. Duraisamy,
Vice Chancellor,University of Madras

Keynote Speaker : Dr. Shantayanan Devarajan,
Topic : Market Failure Government Failure, and the Welfare of Poor Indians

Tea Break: 10.30 – 11.30 a.m
Plenary Sessions
Session I Forenoon Session : 11.45 – 1.00 PM
SESSION I Venue
Venue: F2-1, Stella Maris College

Dr. T. N. Srinivasan
"India and Globalization"
SESSION II Venue
Venue: M-01 (Main Block), Stella Maris College  
Dr. Rukmini Banerji
"Improving Education Outcomes - A Policy Perspective"
SESSION III Venue
Venue: Conference Hall (CC Block), Stella Maris College
Dr. Deepak Mohanty
"Financial Inclusion"
Lunch Break: 1.00 – 2.30 p.m
Session II Afternoon Session II : 2.30 – 4.00 p.m.
SESSION IV Venue
Venue: F2-1, Stella Maris College

Dr. G.V. Ramanjaneyulu
"Indian Agrarian Crisis and the Way Forward"
SESSION V Venue
Venue: M-01 (Main Block), Stella Maris College

Dr. Manabi Majumdar
"Centering Children in India's Development Debate: Collective Voice and Social Choice"
SESSION VI Venue
Venue: Conference Hall (CC Block), Stella Maris College

Dr. Kalpana Kochhar
"IMF's work on gender and the issues faced by India in comparison to other countries"
DAY 2:
JANUARY 31, 2018
Session III Forenoon Session: 8.30 a.m – 10.00 a.m
SESSION VII Venue
Venue: F2-1, Stella Maris College

Dr. Raghav Das Gaiha
"Ageing and Morbidity in India"
SESSION VIII Venue
Venue: M-01 (Main Block), Stella Maris College

Dr. Jeyaranjan, Director
"Agaraian Transition in Tamil Nadu" 
SESSION IX Venue
Venue: Conference Hall (CC Block), Stella Maris College

Dr. Mary.E.John
"The Changing Feminist Landscape Today; Issues of Violence, Education and Employment"  
Tea Break: 10.00 a.m – 10.30 a.m
Session IV 10.30 – 12.00 noon
SESSION X Venue
Venue: F2-1, Stella Maris College

Dr.Vinod Thomas
"Climate Change and Environment"
SESSION XI Venue
Venue: Conference Hall (CC Block), Stella Maris College

Dr. Jeffery Stuart Hammer
"Picking your Battles: Setting Government Priorities in Healthcare"
Lunch Break: 12.00 – 12.50 p.m
Session II Session : 1.00 – 2.30 p.m.
Venue
Venue: Stella Maris College 
Room: F Block F 2-1

Paper Presentation
Venue
Venue: Stella Maris College
Room: Main Block M0-1

Paper Presentation
Venue
Venue: Stella Maris College
Room: CC Block Hall

Paper Presentation
Tea Break: 2.30 – 3.00 p.m
Valedictory:
Venue
Venue: F2-1, Stella Maris College

Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Madras School of Economics, Chennai, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India.

3.00 – 4.00 p.m
Cultural Programme:
4.00 – 5.00 p.m