IIM Ahmedabad’s JSW School of Public Policy inaugurates Public Talks Series titled ‘India 2031: The Decade of Transformation’

New Delhi: The JSW School of Public Policy (JSW-SPP) at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), a premier global management Institute, is launching its Public Talk Series, on public policy related matters, titled India 2031: The Decade of Transformation on November 11, 2021, at the IIMA Campus. This series of talks, over the next few months, will see eminent speakers from across sectors share their perspectives on public policy in India and across the globe. This Public Talk Series will be broadcast Live from 11 am onwards on the Institute’s YouTube channel at this link: https://www.youtube.com/c/IIMA-OFFICIAL/featured

The day-long Public Talk Series will begin with a Keynote lecture by Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India, wherein he will talk about ‘India 2031 -The Decade of Transformation -What India Needs’. This will be followed by a power-packed panel discussion between Shri Mehrishi, Shri KP Krishnan, IEPF Chair Professor in Regulatory Economics at the National Council for Applied Economic Research, and Parameswaran Iyer, Professor of Management Practice, IIMA. This discussion will be moderated by Professor Errol Dsouza, Director, IIMA.

Later in the day, Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog shall deliver the inaugural lecture on “Public Policy Priorities for the Social Sector – Leaving No One Behind in New India.” In his address, he will share his perspective on what India needs to do to achieve SDG 2030 goals and the Public Policy Priorities for Social Sector that ensures Sab Ka Sath – Sab ka Vikaas.”

Speaking on the need for a renewed outlook towards policymaking, Professor Errol D’Souza, Director, IIMA said, “India’s next decade of growth will require a renewed approach to policymaking which encourages discussion between diverse stakeholders in the country. The JSW SPP at IIMA will bring together a diverse set of influencers from different walks of life to brainstorm on pressing public policy challenges of our country.”

We are delighted to host Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and Shri Amitabh Kant as speakers for this lecture series launched by the JSW School of Public Policy at IIMA. The series aims to bring together expert perspectives and facilitate deliberations on cutting-edge policy interventions on what India needs to do to transform the bold and ambitious goal of becoming the world’s 3rd largest economy into a reality”.


Elaborating on the plans of the JSW School of Public Policy, Professor Namrata Chindarkar, Chairperson, JSW-SPP said, “The JSW-SPP at IIMA seeks to become an influential, research-oriented think-tank and policy training institute in the region by producing cutting-edge research, engaging with leading public policy institutions, global public policy network and training the next generation of policy practitioners. This Public Talk Series is another step in this direction.”

The JSW School of Public Policy (JSW-SPP) at IIMA is a Centre of Excellence in the making. Established with support from the JSW Group, it seeks to make a distinctive contribution to the field of public policy in the country and the region through

a) high-quality and impactful research,

b) consulting and advisory services to policymakers and

c) training important stakeholders including practitioners from the public, private and non-profit sectors, academics, and young minds interested in policy issues.


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