Conferences and Seminars

Some of the recent conferences and seminars

  • 'Dynamics of an Cluster: A Study of Rajkot Engineering Industry', Speaker: Prof. Dinesh Awasthi, Former Director of EDI and Visiting Professor of SPIESR held on 17/05/2019. 
  • 'Prehistoric and Protohistoric Economy and Protohistoric Urbanization in the context of Harappan Civilization' Speaker: Dr. Ruman Banerjee, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar on 25/04/2019.
  • Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty Members sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi organised during 18th-27th February, 2019.
  • Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty Members sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi organised during 19th-28th March, 2018.
  • Capacity Building Programme for SC/ST Faculty Members in Social Sciences sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi organised during 3rd-12th January, 2018.
  • Prof. D. T. Lakdawala Memorial Lecture by Dr. Y. V. Reddy, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India on “The Future of Public Sector Banking”, organised on 17th November, 2017.
  • Talk on ‘Shared Prosperity-Finding Innovative Solutions to Global Challenges’ by Dr. Richard M. Rossow, Senior Fellow and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies on 9th September, 2016.
  • Four-day orientation programme for Research Scholars and Faculty Members (from Social Science disciplines) belonging to ST & Other marginalized groups (SC/OBC/Minorities) sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi organised during 16th-19th March, 2016.
  • Talk on ‘Shakti Avatars in the Context of COP22: Towards an Innovative Policy Technology Ecosystem for a Sustainable Energy Mix in India’ by Dr. Joel Ruet, Economist with CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research, France), CEPN (Centre of Economy Paris North University) and CRG-Ecole Polytechnique Paris Tech on 10th March, 2016.
  • National Seminar on ‘Role of Public Policy in Development Process (Emerging Economic/Social Scenario in the Indian Economy)’ sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi during 4th-5th January, 2016.
  • Two Days National Seminar on ‘Status of Human Development in Gujarat’ sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi during 3rd-4th November, 2015.
  • Discussion Meeting on ‘Managing Gujarat Economy: A Way Forward’ by Prof. Mukul Asher, Senior Faculty, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore in the collaboration with National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership on 17th June, 2015.
  • Workshop of Sub-Group on Agricultural Marketing of the Commission on the ‘Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Development of Andhra Pradesh’ on 15th May, 2015.
  • Ten Days Programme on ‘Research Methodology Course for Ph.D. Scholars in Social Sciences’ sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi during 16th-25th April, 2015.
  • Talk on Decent Work by Prof. Gerry Rodgers, Former Director, International Institute for Labour Studies, Geneva and Visiting Professor at the IHD and JNU, New Delhi on 27th February, 2015.
  • Panel Discussion on ‘Sardar Patel’s Views on Governance’ by (1) Prof. K.K. Khakhar, Ex-Dean of Arts Faculty, Saurashtra University, (2) Shri P.K. Laheri, IAS, Ex-Chief Secretary, GoG, (3) Dr. Rizwan Kadri, Associate Professor, Shri Swaminarayan Arts College on 15th December, 2014.
  • Talk on ‘Role of Finance Commission: Implications on Development and Welfare’ by Dr.Bharat Gariwala, Chairman, Gujarat State Third Finance Commission on 28th November, 2014.
  • ‘Orientation Course in Social Science Research for SC/ST/OBCs’ sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi during 13th-17th January, 2014.
  • ‘Advanced Refresher Course on Macro-Economics with Special reference to the Indian Economic System’ sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi during 13th-27th May, 2013.
  • Lecture on ‘What Might We Think about Development’ by Dr.David M. Malone in collaboration with Central University of Gujarat on 12th February, 2013.
  • Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Education Pavilion during 8th-13th January, 2013.
  • National Seminar on ‘Imperatives of Sustainable Farm Sector Development in the Backdrop of Globalisation, Poverty and Employment’ by Indian Council of Social Science Research and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development during 15th-16th June, 2012.

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