Frame people friendly developmental policies Kataria urges to experts
National Conference on "Financial Issues and Economic Reforms' was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Gulab Chand Kataria, Minister of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development, Govt. of Rajasthan.
National Conference on “Financial Issues and Economic Reforms’ was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Gulab Chand Kataria, Minister of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development, Govt. of Rajasthan.
Addressing, the audience he paid his tribute to J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth where he studied and suggested that experts groups should be attached to various departments and ministeries to frame people friendly developmental policies. Inaugural session was chaired by Prof. S.S. Sarangdevot Vice Chancellor, J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth (Deemed) University, Udaipur.
Prof. B.S. Garg Chancellor, J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth was the special chief guest. Prof. P.K. Dashora, Member R.P.S.C., was the guest of honour.
In his speech Prof. Dashora emphasised that economic policies should be focused on Jal, Jungle, Jameen, Jan & Janwar.
The Key note address in the inaugural session was delivered by Prof. S.K. Batra, Retd. Prof. Rajasthan University, Jaipur. Prof. Batra, in his address, pointed out that our development policies failed to provide basic amenities to our people.
People even don’t have toilet facility. Absolute poverty is still very high. G.D.P. is increasing but at the same time Garib, Dalit & Pichade (G.D.P.) are encreasing. In other words, high growth in the economy resulted into an increase in the income disparities / inequalities.
Present economic policies have placed the country in fragile five groups of countries.
In the beginning of the inaugural session, Dr. Suman Pamecha, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities welcomed the guest and Dr. Paras Jain, Organising Secretary introduced the theme of the conference.
In the enaugural session, souvenir and Book titled as “Financial issues and Economic Reforms” were Released by the dignitaries present on the dias.
The Souvenir contains the abstract of papers and the Book was a collection of selected papers accepted for the presentation in the conference. The Book is edited by Dr. Suman Pamecha, Dr. Pradeep Punjabi and Dr. Paras Jain and published by the Himanshu Publication, Udaipur. In the Post Lunch session Prof. C.S. Barla Retd. Professor, Rajasthan University, delivered a special lecture on the Rajasthan economy titled as SWOT Analysis of Rajasthan Economy.
He Pointed out That despite The fact that Rajasthan is drough prone, its Soil is fertile and judicious use of water can increase agriculture production. He identified the potential areas of development and was of the view that Rajasthan has great opportunities in mineral based industries and tourism.
Rajasthani people are enterprising and have capacity to live in adverse enigmatic conditions. But Rajasthan failed to provide a conducive environment to them for setting industries and businesses here. He regreted the fact that Rajathan does not have any economic policy and decision making in the government is very slow. Low levels of infrastructure development and human development are responsible for the backwardness of Rajasthan.
First – technical session on Financial Issue and Economic reforms was chaired by Prof. Anju Kohli, Emeritus Professor, M.L.S.University, Udaipur and Dr. Vimla Pokharna, Sr. Lecture, Govt. Meera Girls College was co-chairperson. In this session 25 papers were included for presentation. These papers covered wide range of topics related with Banking sector reforms, insurance sector, Health sector, socio-economic and financial sector reforms.
Second Technical session was devoted to Facets of Economy of Rajasthan : Present state and Prospects. This session was chaired by Prof.Farida Shah, Head Dept. of Economics, UCSSH, M.L.S.U, Udaipur and co-chaired by Dr. Shashi Sanchiher, Sr. Lecturer, Govt. Meera Girls College, Udaipur.
In this session also 23 papers on wide ranging aspects of Rajasthan economy like irrigation development, health scenario, telecom Services, in / fra / structure development in Rajasthan, water crisis and issue of Safe drinking water were included for the presentation.
On the second day of the conference Third technical session was again devoted to the topic “Financial Issues and Economic reforms.” Prof. /Dr. R.C. Sharma Central University Kishangarh Ajmer was the chairperson of the session and Dr. M.S. Ranawat B.N.P.G. College was the Co-chairperson.
In this session 26 papers covering the issues of inflation, Human resource development in the banking sector, Technological reforms in the banking sector, Monetary & fiscal reforms, Financial issues and economic reforms etc. were presented and deliberated upon by the participants.
Fourth and last technical session was on various facets of Economy of Rajasthan. This session was chaired by Dr. Kumed Dave, Sr. Lecturer Govt. Meera Girls College, Udaipur and Co-chaired by Dr. S.K. Dalal, SMB Govt. College, Nathdwara. Prof. N.K. Dashora was the Guest in this Sission.
In this session 18 papers were included for the presentation. These papers dealt with various issues of Rajasthan economy. such as Poverty allevation through skill development of self Help groups, changes in agriculture productivity, energy crisis, water crisis and water resource management, health status and free medicin scheme.
The conference ended with a Valedictory session. In this valedictory session Prof. M.S.Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, Kota University, Kota was the chief guest and Sh. T.C. Damor, Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi Tribal University, Udaipur was the Guest of honour, Prof. C.S. Barta & Dr. J.S. Ranawat were special Guest on the occassion.
Prof. S.S. Sangdevot Vice-Chancellor, J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth (Deemed) University, Udaipur, chair the session Prof. Tapan Choure, Vikram University, Ujjain was the key not speaker.
The Valedictory session began with a warm welcome of all guest on dias by Dr. Suman Pamecha, Dean, faculty of social sciences and Humanities.
Dr. Paras Jain, Organizing Secretary of the conference presented the report on the paper presented and deliberations held in various technical sessions.
Delivering Key note address on Monetary Policy in India, Prof. Choure emphasised that Monetary Policy formulation should not confine to the RBI and Govt.
He argued that people of the country are Ultimate beneficiary or Sufferers. Therefore, while framing macro economic policies such as monetary Policy, Should conceder effect of such Policies on the public. Prof. M.S. Sharma, Chief guest in his address stressed upon sustainable development of the economy. T.C. Damore in his address discussed the practical problems being faced by the common man and economic policies should aim to solve their problems.
Prof. S.S.Sarangdevot in his presidential address quoted the noted ancient economics Chanakya and said that people should be at the Centre of every economic policy.
The session ended with a vote of thanks to all guests, key speakers, academicians, paper presenters and all who made this conference a grand success. In the conference there were 110 registered participate and in all 92 papers was presented.