3rd National Conference on Indian Economy towards Industrial Revolution 4.0
Department of Economics organized 3rd National Conference on Indian Economy towards Industrial Revolution 4.0 on 13th December 2019 in collaboration with Indian Economic Association. The aim of the conference is to provide discussion and solution to the challenges, key issues and way forward to the success of industrial revolution 4.0 for the growth and development of Indian Economy. It also provides a platform for the young research scholar and academicians to present their ideas. In his Presidential Address Rev. Dr. Augustine George put forward the vital need of a radical shift and further research programs in the industrial sector. The resource person Shri T. R. Parasuraman recorded that the India’s future depends on the global mind set. He stated that the industrial revolution 4.0 will be led by technological growth and Artificial Intelligence. There are new amazing things going around the world in this 4.0. 3 D printing, IOT, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Automated Factories and Clouds computing. Sir concluded that, what we are hearing, that is going to enter into fascinating world. In Keynote Session-II, Mr. Amit Das Gupta spoke about the digital economy and how our country started to take path for the industrial revolution 4.0. The 4th generation started the digitalization from 2005 and spoke about the hyper connectivity, disruptive innovation, cloud computing, data explosion and speed. Sir also mentioned the features of the 4.0 industrial environments. In Keynote Session-III. Mr.Rayner H Ephraim spoke about the reforms in banking during this industry 4.0. Dr. In Keynote Session IV, Sheethal Bharat spoke about how Industry 4.0 gives us to escape from the ideas which are implemented in the old days. The national conference brought altogether 35 delegates from states such as Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra, who took part in the conference to share their experience and research findings on Indian economy and industrial revolution 4.0. The national conference fenced with four key note sessions. There are 14 delegates were presented and the discussion was made on each topic and findings. The national conference provided a forum and platform for young research scholars, academicians, students and industrialist to exchange their thoughts and ideas, to communicate and state their research findings and conclusion in the field of industrial growth and development. The national conference was much useful to understand various dynamics of industrial revolution 4.0 to all the participants.
2nd National Conference on “Building Uniqueness of Agriculture Sector for Sustainable Development”
Department of Economics organized 2nd National Conference on “Building Uniqueness of Agriculture Sector for Sustainable Development” on 5th February 2019 in collaboration with Indian Economic Association. The conference has been initiated with an objective to provide inputs on contemporary issues in agriculture sector including prospects and challenges towards sustainable development. In his Presidential Address Rev.Fr.Lijo P Thomas put forward the vital need of a radical shift and further research programs in the agriculture sector. The Chief Guest of the Inauguration, Dr.Somannavar Shivajat Basalingappa, Honorary President, Karnataka Economic Federation, Davangere in his keynote address enlightened the gathering and threw light on present and future of agriculture and its role in the growth of the economy. The first edition of the department magazine – Arthvista was released by the dignitaries of the Inauguration function.
Dr. Parmod Kumar, Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru in his keynote address illuminated the gathering with facts related with agriculture and allied industries through Indian agriculture performance appraisal. Dr. Mudalagiriyappa, Chief Scientist, Dry and Agriculture Project, University of Agricultural Science, Bengaluru in his keynote session - Venality in agriculture, has enlightened the gathering with innovation used in agriculture industry to enhance the performance and productivity. Dr. B M Nasir Khan, Coordinator, Department of PG Studies in Economics, Sir M V Government Arts and Commerce College, Kuvempu University was the Chief Guest for the Valedictory function. He emphasized on using econometric approach for understanding the relation between agriculture sector and economic growth. M
The Department received 84 research papers from various parts of the country for the publication, out of which only 46 Papers were selected after being scrutinized by the Peer Review Committee for the publication in UGC Indexed “The International Journal of Advance & Innovative Research” with Index No.63571.
Researchers representing 7 Universities, 33 Colleges and from 7 states across the nation were a part of the conference, majority were from Karnataka while there were representations from Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Delhi. The deliberations witnessed the participation of 54 delegates on that day.
National Conference on "Indian Economy towards Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development - Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges"
The Department of Economics of Kristu Jayanti College organized one day conference on 16th March 2018 to bring together academicians, researchers and industrialists from all over India to interact, collaborate and understand the emerging trends, issues and challenges behind inclusive growth and sustainable development in India. The Chief Guest of the inauguration, Prof. R S Deshpande Director, Bengaluru, Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE) in his keynote address enlightened the gathering and threw light on inclusivity along with the growth of the economy. Shri Murali Sundararajan, Managing Director & VP Enterprise Architecture and Innovation, LBrands in his keynote address elucidated necessity of innovations in Information Communication Technology and discussed the value of the invention of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), challenges it confronts and the innovations being done on it. Start - ups that promote entrepreneurship give way to economic development. Shri Rajarshi Banerjee, Head, Customer Experience and Innovation, ABB Global Industries and Services Pvt. Ltd. in his keynote entirely expounded the positivity of technology and showed the various trends that technology has caused in our lives. He also threw light on how digitalization is causing an impact on a nation like India. The Department received 105 research papers from various parts of the country for the publication out of which only 70 Papers were selected after being scrutinized by the Peer Review Committee for the publication in UGC Indexed “KAAV- INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, COMMERCE AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT” with Index No.47663. 145 researchers (representing 17 Universities, 51 Colleges and from 11 states across the nation and 1 from abroad) were a part of the conference, majority were from Karnataka while there were representations from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Odisha, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Telengana, Chandigarh and Delhi within India while 2 researchers were from Bhutan. 4 papers were contributed by professionals from the corporate & banking sector. The deliberations witnessed the participation of 73 delegates on that day. The Department of Economics was really honored to have Prof. Ramachandra Gowda, Registrar, and Bengaluru Central University Chief Guest for the Valedictory Function. He gave an overview of how inclusive growth & sustainable development go hand in hand for an economy to grow.
34th Edition of ''Vichaarmanthan - An Interaction with Global and Indian Visionaries' held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, 11.00 am at SKE Auditorium addressed by Shri S. Gandhi, Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India on ''Demonetisation : What Next''.