Two-day national symposium on Covid-19 and India’s Foreign Trade Opportunities and Issues
Sarvesh Kaushal, Former Chief Secretary, Punjab delivered the 'Presidential Address'
Ludhiana: The Department of Economics and FTPP of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana organized two day National Symposium on "Covid-19 and India's Foreign Trade - Opportunities and Issues" in online mode.
Indian economy and challenges faced by it during this period was discussed in Symposium. Former Chief Secretary, Government of Punjab Sarvesh Kaushal was chief guest and Prof. Madan Mohan Goel, Former Vice-Chancellor, JNU, Jaipur also addressed the guests.
Sarvesh Kaushal, Former Chief Secretary, Punjab delivered the 'Presidential Address' by emphasizing on the theme of the symposium. He mainly emphasized on the economy of India and China and suggested various policy measures to improve the India's foreign trade.
Prof. Madan Mohan Goel, Former Vice-Chancellor, JNU, Jaipur was the first resource person. He emphasized on the need of loans for exporters of sufficient quantum on zero rate of interest and to say 'no' to second hand imported technology for overcoming covid challenges. He also stressed on need for realizing the threats from China and self development in every Indian as way of facing these challenges .
Dr Rajib Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration, Kolkata was the next resource person. He discussed about 'Trade Openness and Economic Growth of India vs China'. He also emphasized on impact of corona pandemic on Global Trade as well as on India's Trade and also deliberated on recent clashes of interest between Indian and China on various issues. He very well presented various trade related statistics about India
Dr S. P. Singh, President, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council welcomed all the resource persons of the first day of the symposium and congratulated the organizing team of the symposium. He emphasized on the need of such seminars and conferences in educational institutions during this pandemic condition.
Dr Arvinder Singh, Principal, Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana has introduced the theme of the national symposium. He discussed the Indian economy and challenges faced by it during this period. He emphasized to utilize this time in learning. He also welcomed Sarvesh Kaushal, Former Chief Secretary, Punjab.
Arvinder Singh, Honorary General Secretary, thanked all the resource persons and the participants for investing their valuable time and discussing the India's foreign trade and its relevant areas.
Prof. Harjinder Singh, Head, Department of Economics, Concluded the first day of the symposium and thanked everyone for their participation.