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Dr. Rangarajan was invited as as speaker in Accelerating Exports' - a workshop on promoting exports from West Bengal organized by WBIDC and FICCI.
 

 Dr. Rangarajan was invited as as speaker in Accelerating Exports' - a workshop on promoting exports from West Bengal organized by WBIDC and FICCI. Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon'ble Finance & Industries Minister, Government of West Bengal was the Chief Guest of the Workshop.
 


A book on Food Security by Dr. Sachin Kumar Sharma becomes the Best seller at 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Buenos Aires.

 

 A book on Food Security by Dr. Sachin Kumar Sharma becomes the Best seller at 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Buenos Aires. Dr. Sharma is an associate professor at the Centre for WTO studies of IIFT. The book "The WTO and Food Security", published by Springer, deals with public stockholding policies of selected developing countries from the perspective of WTO rules. The book also makes an assessment of the provisions of the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) and how they could hamper the efforts of countries to address the challenges of food security.

The book makes a case for amending the provisions of the AoA to make WTO rules just and fair for the millions of people suffering from hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. It deals with food security problems in 12 countries, including China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey and Zimbabwe and steps needed to mitigate the problem of hunger and undernourishment.

The wide popularity of the book at the Conference was extensively reported in the media. The leading newspapers and the internet blogs highlighted the attention that the book caught of the delegates of the member countries.

 

Panel Discussion - Enhancing Export Competitiveness of Indian MSMEs through e-commerce

  Centre for MSME Studies has its understanding with Industry Associations and Export Promotion Councils towards jointly working on various activities towards promoting exports of MSME units.Current report on "Exploring Potential of E-Commerce for Retail Exports of India MSMEs in Manufacturing Sector" an outcome of CSME-IIFT and FICCI-MSME division was released on 30th May 2017 by Shri S.N.Tripathi, AS & DC, Ministry of MSME at FICCI.

 

                   

Panel Discussion - Perspectives of Project Management in the "Data Only Generation"

  Dr. K. Rangarajan was invited as the panelist in the 3rd PMI Regional Conference on the topic Panel Discussion - Perspectives of Project Management in the "Data Only Generation".
 

                  

Bharat Vikas Award-2016 (Pan-Asia) for Dr. B.K. Sahu

  Bharat Vikas Award-2016 (Pan-Asia) for Dr. Basanta K. Sahu for contribution to academics and policy research in the areas of Rural and Economic Development in India.
 

 Dr. K. Rangarajan, Professor& Centre Head (Kolkata Campus) has been appointed Non-Official Director on the Board of State Trading Corporation of India Limited.
 http://www.stclimited.co.in/management/board-of-directors.aspx

 
Dr. Saswati Tripathi as a panel speaker in 5th manufacturing supply chain summit held in Mumbai
Dr. Saswati was invited to participate as a panel speaker in 5th manufacturing supply chain summit held in Mumbai which was a part of Prime Minister"s initiative of Make in India. The summit was participated by more than 300 corporate professions in Supply Chain. She was one among the two experts invited from the academia to this summit.