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Vimarsh 2017 : “25 Years of Economic Reforms: Has India Taken-off?”

The launch of the macro-economic reforms in 1991, heralded a new era of optimism and opportunities for the Indian economy. The four decades prior to the reforms had seen phases of ups and downs. The over-dependence on imports and inadequate export performanceled to a severe balance of payments crisis accompanied by high rate of inflation and poor foreign exchange reserves. The country embarked upon a structural adjustment programmein 1991 leading to economic and industrial policy reforms for an open economy.

In this academic session, the college plans to organize a National Convention on thecontemporary topic, “25 Years of Economic Reforms : Has India Taken-off?” on 22nd February, 2017, at the India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The convention will provide a window to the world of governance, liberalisation and policy initiatives by Government of India in last three decades and their impact upon the industry and economy on the whole.The opening up of Indian economy to international competition has created many opportunities for modern businesses and institutions. It has been 25 years since the transformation process began and it is time to take stockof the process and strategies adopted by government and private players.Experts from industry and government will share their perceptionsand experiences during the convention.