August 19, 2022

Senior Singaporean Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will ship the primary Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture on July 8 which can even be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Division of Financial Affairs, beneath the Finance Ministry, has instituted this lecture in recognition of Jaitley for his helpful contributions to the Indian economic system.

Jaitley was the finance minister between 2014 and 2019 as a part of the primary time period of the Modi authorities. He died in August 2019.

Briefing reporters concerning the lecture, Financial Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth stated it is going to be held yearly to recognise Jaitley’s contribution to nation constructing.

Recalling a few of these contributions, he cited introduction of the Items and Companies Tax (GST), Insolvency and Chapter Code (IBC) and recapitalisation of banks.

The annual lectures can be on topical financial points affecting India and the worldwide economic system, with a keynote deal with by a famend financial thinker.

Shanmugaratnam, who beforehand was the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, will ship his deal with on progress and inclusivity.

Concurrently, the Division of Financial Affairs in affiliation with the Institute of Financial Progress (IEG) can be holding the Kautilya Financial Conclave between July 8-10.

Delegates from 21 nations, together with Robert Lawrence, Professor of Worldwide Commerce and funding, Harvard Kennedy Faculty; Martin Wolf, Affiliate Editor of the Monetary Occasions; Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Financial institution India; Amitabh Kant, former CEO, NITI Aayog; and Nicholas Stern of the London Faculty of Economics.

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