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Shri Arvind Panagariya

Shri Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog

To commemorate and honour JRD’s unparalleled contribution to the Indian industry, ASSOCHAM instituted an annual lecture series titled ‘JRD Tata Memorial Lecture’ in 1998.
We are happy to mention that Shri Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog has kindly agreed to deliver this year’s Lecture Eighteenth, in the series, scheduled to be held on Friday, 21st August, 2015 at New Delhi.  He is an Indian-American Economist and Professor of Economics at Columbia University and an ex-Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank.
Last year’s JRD Tata Memorial Lecture, Seventeenth in the series was delivered by Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao, Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council, Prime Minister of India.  We are also delighted to mention that since 1998 many eminent personalities have delivered the JRD Tata Memorial Lecture including Dr. Manmohan Singh, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Shri P. Chidambaram, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Dr. D. Subbarao, Shri M. Damodaran, Dean Nitin Nohria, Dr. C. Rangarajan, Dr. K. Kasturirangan, Shri N.R. Narayana Murthy, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, Shri P.V. Narasimha Rao, Shri Azim Premji, Shri Somnath Chatterjee, Shri Kumar Mangalam Birla and Dr. Kaushik Basu. 
On this occasion, we would be bringing out a prestigious Special Publication containing articles by eminent personalities, citizens, acknowledged leaders and experts in their own field. 
The Special Publication being brought on the above occasion will be widely circulated  and released by the Chief Guest.  We look forward to your generous contribution by way of Sponsorship or by way of releasing a Special / Full page colour advertisement in the Special Publication. 
We are sure, your support in honour of India’s most visionary statesman will be forthcoming.