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The Tenth B.G. Kumar Lecture

The Tenth B.G. Kumar Lecture on “Swachh Bharat? Swachh World? Garbage and Pollution on a Growing Planet”  was delivered by Professor Robin Jeffrey, Visiting Research Professor, Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore, at the Baker Auditorium
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Seminar by Prof. Sudip Chaudhuri

A seminar titled “When and how does government succeed and when and why does government fail: economic policy making in pharmaceutical industry in India” was delivered by Prof Sudip Chaudhuri, Visiting Professor, CDS at Joan Robinson Hall, 3 Sept
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Seminar by Prof Sunil Mani

A seminar titled “History does matter, India’s efforts at developing a domestic mobile phone manufacturing industry,” was delivered by Prof Sunil Mani, Director, CDS at the Joan Robinson Hall, on Thursday, 22 Aug
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Workshop on Agrobiodiversity

CDS was commissioned by FAO India to do an evaluation of the policies and laws in the state of Kerala with respect to the management of agrobiodiversity. CDS has since completed the study and the final report (Mani, Sunil, Mohanakumar S M, Santhakuma
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Seminar on “Full Employment: A Mirage in Kerala”

A seminar titled “Full Employment: A Mirage in Kerala” was delivered by Dr Grace Sunny, Professor of Economics, Collin College-Texas, USA, at the Joan Robinson Hall, CDS on Friday, 16 August, 2019. Read More

Inauguration of new Academic Year (2019-20)

The formal inauguration of the academic year 2019-20 was held in the Baker Auditorium, CDS on 5 August 2019 by Dr Thomas Isaac, Finance Minister of Kerala. Welcoming Dr Thomas Isaac, Prof Mani, Director, CDS described him as a close friend and well-w
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Welcoming the students of the 2019-20 batch

The Director’s welcome to all the new students of the academic year, 2019-20 followed by interaction with CDS Community including all students, faculty  and staff was held in the Baker Auditorium, at 2.30 pm on 1 August 2019. Prof Sunil Mani, Dire
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Visit of the US diplomats to CDS

Three diplomats from the US diplomatic missions in India, Ms Isabella D.Detwiler, Deputy Minister Counselor, Economic, Environment, Science and Technology Affairs, Embassy of the USA, New Delhi, Ms Sara D.Greengrass, Political/Economic Consul, U.S Co
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Panel discussion on the Indian Economy

A panel discussion on the Indian Economy in the context of the Economic Survey 2018 -19 and the Union Budget 2019-20 by the faculty of CDS was held on 17 July 2019. Professor Sunil Mani, Director, welcomed the panel members and those in the audience,
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Seminar by Prof.J.Devika

A seminar on “A Gendered History of the Rise of the Neo-Savarna in Twentieth Century Kerala” was held at the Joan Robinson Hall on July 5, 2019. The seminar was presented by Professor J. Devika, Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandr
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