THE 1ST CHENNAI LECTURE AND DISCUSSION SERIES- Innaugral Event by Fmr. RBI Governor Dr. C. Rangarajan

start: Oct 19, 2014 10:30AM
End: Oct 19, 2014 02:00PM

Venue: Egmore Museum Theatre, Government Museum, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai, India


Presented by the Rotary Club of Chennai Carnatic, RI District 3230

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Rotary Club of Chennai Carnatic brings the First Financial and Economic Lecture Series in Chennai to develop awareness in financial and economic issues facing the city, country and the world, among the citizens of Chennai. The lecture will include world decisions affecting Chennai businesses, current economic events, budget impact on manufacturing and personal savings, India affairs, Economic affairs and the Future of the Nation. The 2014 lecture will be the foundation for a perpetual series that will be the pride and the bedrock of Chennai speaking circuit. The inaugural session will be free but future sessions will be kept at a price-point that will ensure that interested public can attend.

Padma Vibhushan Dr. C. Rangarajan is a leading economist of India who has played a key role both as an academic and a policy maker. He has been the Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and Chairman of the Twelfth Finance Commission.

As Governor RBI, he was actively involved in the design and implementation of the wide-ranging economic reforms including a new monetary policy, moving the exchange rate to a market determined system, and making the Indian rupee convertible on the current account. He initiated deregulation of interest rates, introduction of prudential norms and credible regulation, upgraded service standards and introduced information technology in banking operations.

After obtaining his Economic Honors Degree from Madras, he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. In the United States, he taught at the Wharton School of Finance & Commerce, University of Pennsylvania and the Graduate School of Business Administration, New York University. In India, he taught at Loyola College, Madras, University of Rajasthan, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.