Madhusudhan B V Rao was an invited panelist on public health at the Budget in Context: Myths and Realities – A Public Discussion Demystifying Union Budget 2020. It was organised by Bengaluru Collective, Centre for Social Concern, Ashirvad and St. Joseph’s College and was held on 16 February 2020. The keynote lecture was delivered by Professor Venkatsh Athreya (Economist). There were several other invited speakers from different sectors namely, political economy of growth, education, agriculture and rural development, public sector units and industries and distressing data or data in distress: the politics of information. The poster for the conference can be viewed here.