Training workshop in Development Finance



Development Finance Workshop - Programme

Date: 19th -20th August, 2019

Venue: CONFERENCE HALL,
French Institute of Pondicherry
 
French Institute of Pondicherry (www.ifpindia.org) in collaboration with Centre for Financial Accountability, New Delhi (www.cenfa.org) is organizing a two day Training Workshop in “Development Finance” on the 19th and 20th of August 2019, at the French Institute of Pondicherry, in Pondicherry. The training will be tailored to the needs of students, scholars and civil society organizations interested in development studies in relation to corporate and infrastructure finance, banking reforms and challenges, changes in the financial mechanisms of particular sectors like energy  in India would benefit from the workshop. The Department of Social Sciences at the IFP is organizing this workshop as part of its continuing work in the area of labour and finance under the emerging developmental regime, both at the national and international levels. It is also part of its ongoing Project on Fishercoast, which studies the large scale transformations underway in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra due to energy and infrastructure projects, clearly fueled by financial dynamics. The Social Sciences Department is committed towards understanding the changing functions and place of money in the working lives of people and we welcome enthusiastic participants inclined towards sharing our concerns.
For the detailed programme of the Workshop, please refer below.

 
DEVELOPMENT FINANCE WORKSHOP
French Institute of Pondicherry and Centre for Financial Accountability
 


August 19, Monday


9.00 – 9.30


Introduction to Participants
Introduction to Workshop


Ajit Menon, MIDS, Chennai


9.30 – 01.00


Capital Questions: What stumps a Reporter writing on Oligarchy in India today
 
How Money Thinks and Moves
 
Changing Landscape of finance and Banking
 


Rajshekar M, Journalist
 
 
M S Sriram, IIM Bangalore
 
Thomas Franco, All India Bank Officers Association


1.00 – 2.00


Lunch Break


 


2.00 – 3.30


Understanding various sources of Finance


Maju Varghese, CENFA, New Delhi


3.30 – 3.45


Tea / Coffee Break


 


3.45 – 5.00


Energy Policy in India – Highlights, influences and critique


Rajesh Kumar, CENFA, New Delhi


5.00 – 6.00


Presentation


 


August 20, Tuesday


9.00 – 9.30


Recap of Day 1


 


9.30 -11.00


Financing People or Financing Corporates – Need for Financial Accountability in Indian Banks


Priya Dharshini, CENFA, New Delhi


11.00 – 11.15


Tea / Coffee break


 


11.15 – 12.45


Understanding International Finance and Institutions


Maju Varghese, CENFA, New Delhi


1.00 – 2.00


Lunch


 


2.00 – 3.30


Energy project and investments – Lending in Coal projects in Tamil Nadu


Rajesh Kumar, CENFA, New Delhi


3.30 – 3.45


Tea / Coffee Break


 


3.45 – 5.30


Open Discussion


 

 
Contact Email : senthil.babu@ifpindia.org
 
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