As you are aware, CBPS organises an Annual Endowment Lecture on Budgets every year. However, this year due to the pandemic, we were not able to do so. Therefore, we have decided to organise a webinar on Budgets. This webinar is in the form of a conversation with Dr. Pronab Sen on ‘Budgets: Meaning and relevance in the context of Covid-19’. Prof. M S Sriram, Chairperson, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore and a CBPS Board member will be hosting the conversation.
Dr. Pronab Sen is Programme Director of the International Growth Centre (IGC) India Programme. He has held various key positions including Principal Adviser, Power and Energy at the Planning Commission of India, first Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Government of India. As part of the Planning Commission, he was the principal author and coordinator of the 8th, 9th and 10th Five Year Plans.
The webinar is scheduled on 30 July 2020 from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The conversation will be followed by a short Question & Answer session.
A poster for the webinar can be viewed here. The poster carries the webinar registration link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.