Lectures/Seminars/Conference Presentations By Dr. Ram Upendra Das


1994
"MFA Phasing Out: Implications for the Indian SMEs", presented at the Workshop on GATT Final Act, organised by the EDI, Ahmedabad and Friedrich-Neumann-Stiftung, 1994
1995
"Textiles and Clothing Sector in the Asia-Pacific Region", presented at theESCAP/UNDP/RIS Seminar, 1995. (Co-authored with V. L. Rao)
1996
"Regional Cumulation under EU GSP Scheme: Implications for the SAARC countries” prepared for the Government of India, and presented in SAARC CEC Meetings, 1996
1998
Rules of Origin under SAPTA, prepared for the Government of India and presented in the Ministry of Commerce, 1998. (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi)
2001
Coordinated and provided training to Fellows under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme of Government of India and RIS on Conceptual and Empirical Issues relating to International Economic Relations, 2001.
Economic Impact of Trade and Investment Facilitation and Liberalisation in South Asia (BBIN) Growth Quadrangle: A Developmental Perspective, presented at Inception Meeting of Trade, Investment and Private Sector Cooperation Working Group, organised by Asian Development Bank, Kolkata, 2001
Implications of Economic Reforms for Labour Market in SAARC Countries, (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi and Nagesh Kumar), in an edited volume of papers presented in a World Bank Conference: Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
Presented a paper on Conceptual and Policy Issues in Rules of Origin, (Co-authored with V. R. Panchamukhi) at a Seminar on South Asia in the Global Economy organised by SAARC Secretariat/Government of India/RIS, 2001
2002
Presented the “Feasibility Study on India-Thailand FTA” as a Member of Indian Government Delegation in the three Meetings of the JWG on this subject in India and Thailand during August-November and December, 2002
Presented the Report of the Regional Conference on Globalisation and Agriculture: Challenges for South Asia, organised by RIS, IPS and IFPRI for the SAARC Network of Researchers on Global Financial and Economic Issues (SAARC Secretariat), on December 5, 2002 during the Concluding Session.
Presented a Paper on “Strategies for Meeting the Challenges of Globalisation” in the Training Programme for Foreign Journalists at Indian Institute of Mass Communication on November 1, 2002
Made a Presentation on India’s Economic Relations with Other Countries: An Overview of Tariff-related Studies, October 31, 2002 during RIS, Training-cum-Workshop for the Officials of the Tariff Commission, Government of India
Presented a Paper on “WTO Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges before Developing Countries” in the Training Programme for Foreign Journalists at Indian Institute of Mass Communication, October 25, 2002
2003
Delivered two lectures on the topic of WTO during the 41st Diploma Course in Development Journalism for mid-career journalists from Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi on October 27 and 29, 2003.
Made presentation on "Trade-Development Linkages: Implication and Policies for the South Asia Region" at the Sixth Meeting of the SAARC Network of Researchers on Global Financial and Economic Issues, held in Islamabad, on December 8-9, 2003.
Participated in the Planning Workshop for the preparation of SAARC Regional Poverty Profile 2004 organized by SAARC Secretariat and UNDP in Katmandu, Nepal on December 11-12, 2003.
Made a presentation at a Seminar on Indo-Uzbek Economic Relations along with Dr. Ibrahim R. Mavlanov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan, organized by the Indian Institute of Finance on July 22, 2003.
Participated in the Fourth Meeting of the Joint Negotiating Group on India-Thailand Free Trade Agreement, organized by the Ministries of Commerce, Government of India and Thailand in New Delhi on July 24-26, 2003.
2004
Presented a paper in a Workshop on Technological Development, Labour Productivity and Their Implications on Manufacturing Sector Labour in India and Other South & South East Asian Economies organized by University of Kalyani, Department of Economics, West Bengal and Jamia Milia Islamia University, Academy of Third World Studies, New Delhi on December 21-23, 2004, in Kolkata.
Guest Speaker in a Seminar on Implications of India-Thailand FTA for SMEs organized by the Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Government of Thailand, November 26, 2004, in Bangkok.
Made a Presentation on India’s Look East Policy and the Prospects for Regional Economic Integration at British High Commission, November 18, 2004, in New Delhi.
Made a Presentation on India-Thailand FTA and India-ASEAN Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement, for MBA Programme organized by IIFT on November 9, 2004, in New Delhi.
Made a Presentation for Fifth Meeting of the Expert Group on Preferential Rules of Origin, set up by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India on October 13, 2004, New Delhi.
2005
Participated in a Seminar on “Indo-Bangladesh Dialogue on Trade, Investment and Connectivity”, organized by India International Centre, December 6, 2005, New Delhi.
Participated in a Seminar on “The European Union – Why it Matters to India”, jointly organized by The British High Commission and Delhi Policy Group, and supported by The Delegation of the European Commission to India, December 6, 2005, New Delhi.
Help Organized Rules of Origin under in ASEAN-India FTA: Consultations with Industry Associations, at RIS, November 25, 2005.
Help Organized a Lecture Programme of the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India for the Foreign Diplomats on WTO Issues at RIS on November 24, 2005.
Participated in Seventeenth Meeting of the Expert Group on Preferential Rules of Origin, Set up by Government of India, at Ministry of Commerce and Industry, November 21, 2005, New Delhi.
2006
Keynote Speaker on “Professionalisation of Engineers in WTO/GATS Environment and Challenges Ahead” at the 4th National Conference on ‘Towards International Competitiveness of Indian Engineers – Challenges Ahead’ organized by Engineering Council of India, New Delhi on 15 December 2006.
Speaker at the "Roundtable on Regional Economic Cooperation in South Asia" on the occasion of ‘SAARC Charter Day’, organized by FICCI, New Delhi, on 8 December 2006.
Participated in the Twenty-First Anniversary of the SAARC Charter at SAARC Disaster Management Centre, New Delhi on 8 December 2006.
Delivered a lecture on "India’s Engagements under Regional Trading Agreements", at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi, on 6 December 2006.
Participated in the meeting on “Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation” programme organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi, on 28 November 2006.
2007
Participated in Meeting on ITEC held in the Ministry of External Affairs on 26 December 2007.
Presented paper on Trade-FDI-Poverty Linkages in a Regional Grouping: Some Evidence from South Asia in International Conference on Regional Economic Integration Beyond Europe, organized by German Development Institute, Bonn, December 19-20, 2007. Also Discussant of the paper on Understanding the Emerging Pattern of Regional Trade and Economic Cooperation in Asia presented by Biswanath Bhattacharyay at the Conference.
Delivered Lecture on India’s Economic Integration with ASEAN: Prospects & Challenges, organized by FSI in New Delhi on 21 November 2007.
Participated in the Meeting with Commerce Secretary on the Agenda of 13th SAARC Committee on Economic Cooperation (CEC) Meeting, held on 16 November 2007.
Participated in the First India-Indonesia JSG Meeting on India-Indonesia CECA, held in Jakarta on 30-31 October 2007.
2008
Presented paper on Imperatives of Regional Economic Integration in Asia in the Context of Developmental Asymmetries: Some Policy Suggestions in the Annual Conference 2008 on Asia’s Contribution to Global Economic Development and Stability, organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) on 5 December 2008 in Tokyo.
Delivered a lecture on South-South Trade and Regionalism under the Training Programme on Trade and Sustainable Development organized by TERI, Gurgaon on 27 November 2008.
Participated in the Meeting of the Project steering Committee on Trade and Gender, organized by Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 17 November 2008.
Participated in the Meeting on Asian Economic Cooperation with Mr Richard A Woolcott AC, Special Envoy for the Prime Minister of Australia, organized by the Australian High Commission on 14 November 2008.
Participated in the Meeting on India-Pakistan Trade Relations, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 14 November 2008.
2009
Participated in the Meeting of India-Australia JSG, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi on 18 December 2009.
Participated in the Meeting of the Project Steering Committee on Gender and Trade, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi on 16 November 2009.
Participated in the 2nd Micro-data Working Group Meeting on Understanding Productivity Impact of Trade and Investment Liberalizations in East Asia, organized by ERIA on 13-14 November 2009 in Jakarta.
Delivered a lecture on India’s Engagements in Regional Trade Agreements, organized by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in New Delhi on 7 November 2009.
Participated in the 5th Advisory Committee Meeting of the Institute of Marketing & Management on 37th World Marketing Congress on Marketing Opportunities and Strategies for South Asia: A Fresh Look on 8 October 2009 in New Delhi.
2010
Presented a paper on Second India-Malaysia Strategic Dialogue, organized by the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Kuala Lumpur on 27-29 January 2010.
Participated in the Workshop on Rules of Origin for ASEAN+6, organized by the Government of Japan in Tokyo on 5 February 2010.
Participated in the Conference on Implications of India-ASEAN Agreement on Trade, organized by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Mumbai on 9 February 2010.
Delivered lecture on Regional Trading Agreements and Article-XXIV, organized by the IIFT for senior IAS officers in New Delhi on 11 February 2010.
Participated in the 37th World Marketing Congress on Marketing and Opportunities and Strategies for South Asia: A Fresh Look held in New Delhi on 11-12 February 2010.
2011
Background papers on “South Asian Economic Integration: Some Dimensions” and on “Trade in Services in SAARC: Analytical Rationale, Select Potential Sector and Constraints”, for the First South Asia Forum, held in September, 2011 in New Delhi.
Presented paper on ‘India-Myanmar Economic Relations’ during the visit of H E U Win Myint, Minister for Commerce, Government of Union of Myanmar, organized by CII, September 27, 2011, New Delhi.
Delivered Lectures on various aspects of WTO and RTAs during the Personal Contact Programme under the ICAI’s Post Qualification Course in International Trade Laws and WTO, 16, 20, 23rd July, 2011, New Delhi.
Participated in the Meeting on “Rules of Origin under ASEAN+6” organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, May 9, 2011, New Delhi.
Speaker at the conference on “Regional Architecture for Security and Economic Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific” co-hosted by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and India Institute of Foreign Affairs & National Security (IFANS), Republic of Korea, April 21, 2011, New Delhi.
2012
Guest Speaker at the conference The Changing Paradigm of India-Japan Relations organised by ICRIER in New Delhi on 17 December 2012.
Visiting Research Fellow at Academy for World Watch, Shanghai, China from 1-5 December 2012. Gave Presentation on India’s Economic Policies in Asia-Pacific Region.
Present a paper at the Second RIIO International Conference on Development of China and Indian Ocean Economies organised by Research Institute for Indian Ocean Economies (RIIO), Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming in China on 29-30 November 2012.
Participated at the 2012 SPECA Economic Forum on Strengthening Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Central Asia by Sharing the Asian Experience organised by UNESCAP (Bangkok) in Thailand on 27-28 November 2012.
Delivered a lecture on Evolution of India’s Trade Policy to the IES Officers organised by the Institute of Economic Growth in New Delhi on 22 November 2012.
2013
Delivered a lecture on ‘Latest Developments at WTO Conference at Bali How do LDCs and Countries like India Gain or lose?’ organised by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi on 17 December 2013.
Delivered a lecture on ‘Trade and Sustainable Development: South-South and Regional Cooperation at the ITEC/SCAAP programme’ organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi on 2 December 2013.
Delivered a lecture on ‘RTAs and India at the Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)’ in New Delhi on 27 November 2013.
Held Stakeholders’ Consultations on India-CLMV Economic Cooperation, for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in Ho Chi Minh City and Yangon during 9-15 November 2013.
Speaker at the 12th India-S. Korea Dialogue: Forty Years of India-S. Korea Diplomatic Relations and Roadmap for a More Intensified Partnership organised by ICRIER in New Delhi on 24-25 October 2013.
2014
Made a presentation on ‘India and Regional Product ion Networks’ in an International Symposium on ‘Regional Economic Integration and EAS’ organised by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China and Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in Beijing on 15-16 December 2014.
Delivered an Inaugural Address on ‘Frontier Areas in Econometrics and International Trade and Finance’ at the QIP Workshop organised by the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur on 10 December 2014.
Participated in the Luncheon Meeting on ‘East Asian Economic Integration’ organised by H.E. Mr. Patrick Suckling, High Commissioner of Australia in New Delhi on 11 December 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘APTA: Importance of Expansion of membership and future road map at the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement’, at the Business Forum organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in New Delhi on 13 November 2014.
Participated in the Founder’s Day of Indian Institute of Management in New Delhi on 16 October 2014.
2015
Panellist in a dialogue on ‘The Asia Pacific Century” India and Big Power Engagement’ organised by Deccan Herald in New Delhi on 19 December 2015
Participated in a meeting on’ India Myanmar Border Trade Study’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi on 18 December 2015
Panelist in a high level panel at the conference on ‘Trade and Employment Challenges in Asia: Insights for South Asia’ organised by International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Institute for Human Development, New Delhi on 17 December 2015
Participated in a meeting on ‘Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) Report for entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) organised by Ministry of Commerce, New Delhi on 7 December 2015
Participated in the ‘T20 Kickoff Meeting’ organised by the three Chinese think-tanks, viz., Institute of World Economics and Politics at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IWEP, CASS), Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) and Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY) in China on 14-15 November 2015.
Participated in the workshop on ‘EU FLEGT and Timber Trade in South Asia’ organised by European Forest Institute in New Delhi on 30 November 2015.
Participated in the Workshop on ‘Management and Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge: A North-East Perspective’ organised by TERI in New Delhi on 19 November 2015.
Participated in the ‘Think 20 Summit/Global Policy Dialogue Platform’ conference on ‘Sustainable Development’, organised by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) in Turkey on 12-16 November 2015.
Delivered a lecture on ‘Trade and Sustainable Development: South-South and Regional Cooperation’ organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in Haryana on 10 November 2015
Participated in the meeting on ‘India-Eurasia’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi on 29 October 2015
Participated in the International Congress on ‘The Prospects of Development of Central Asian Countries in 21st Century, organised by the International Ataturk Alatoo University,Kyrgyzstan on 8-10 October 2015.
Participated in the Meeting of Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) on Report for entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Commission (EaEC) and its Member States and the Republic of India, organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in New Delhi on 22 September 2015.
Participated in the Conference on ‘One Belt One Road’, organised by the China-India Association for Promotion and Trade (CAPET) in Kuala Lumpur on 22-25 September 2015.
Participated in the Expert Group Meeting on ‘Regional Cooperation for Inclusive and Sustainable Development: South and South-West Asia Development Report’, organised by ESCAP-SSWA in New Delhi on 17 September 2015.
Speaker at the Regional Workshop on ‘WTO and Regional Trade Agreements in South Asia: Negotiation and Implementation Challenges’, organised by the United Nations ESCAP- SSWA in New Delhi on 16 September 2015.
Chaired the Session on ‘Promoting SAARC Economic Integration’ at the Seminar on ‘Revitalising SAARC’, organised by the National Defence College in New Delhi on 9 September 2015.
Participated in the Roundtable on ‘Economic Cooperation between India-New Zealand’, organised by the Embassy of the New Zealand in New Delhi on 22 August 2015.
Participated in a meeting on ‘Regional Economic Cooperation’, organised by the Embassy of the United State of America in New Delhi on 21 August 2015.
Participated in the Second Meeting of the Advisory Council on ‘Make in India: The Next Leap’, organised by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 20 August 2015.
Participated in a meeting on ‘Regional Economic Cooperation’, organised by the Embassy of the United State of America in New Delhi on 21 August 2015.
Participated in the Roundtable on ‘Economic Cooperation between India-New Zealand’, organised by the Embassy of the New Zealand in New Delhi on 22 August 2015.
Participated in a meeting on ‘Regional Economic Cooperation’, organised by the Embassy of the United State of America in New Delhi on 21 August 2015.
Participated in the Second Meeting of the Advisory Council on ‘Make in India: The Next Leap’, organised by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 20 August 2015.
Participated in a meeting on ‘Regional Economic Cooperation’, organised by the Embassy of the United State of America in New Delhi on 21 August 2015.
Participated in the Second Meeting of the Advisory Council on ‘Make in India: The Next Leap’, organised by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 20 August 2015.
Participated in the First Meeting of the Committee on ‘International Trade Policy and Exports’, organised by CII in New Delhi on 6 August 2015.
Delivered a Special Lecture on ‘New Perspectives on FTAs’ at the Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi on 5 August 2015.
Participated in the First Meeting of the Committee on ‘International Trade Policy and Exports’, organised by CII in New Delhi on 6 August 2015.
Delivered a Special Lecture on ‘New Perspectives on FTAs’ at the Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi on 5 August 2015.
Participated in the first meeting of the Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) for entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and its Members States and the Republic of India in Moscow on 31 July 2015.
2016
Member of the Departmental Researcher Committee (DRC) of Amity School of Economics, Amity University, Noida, UP on 9 December, 2016.
Participated as a speaker in a Buyer Seller Meet on “Trade between South Asian Countries –Opportunities & Challenges” organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi on 7 December, 2016
Participated as a Panellist in a High-Level Kickoff Conference on “Think 20 (T20)” organized by Deutsches Institut fur Entwicklungspolitik and German Development Institute, Berlin, Germany on 30 November-2 December, 2016
Participated as a Panellist in 14th National Conference on “India’s Vision 2030-What Engineers and Technologists can do?” organized by Engineering Council of India, New Delhi on 28 November, 2016.
Addressed the ITEC Participants on “Trade and Sustainable Development: South-South and Regional Cooperation” organized by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Gurgaon, Haryana on 22 November, 2016.
Addressed the Advanced Leadership Programme on “Trade Issues and Globalization: WTO and Regional Trading Blocks” organized by The Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi on 12 November, 2016.
Participated in a Resource Dialogue On "Resource security: contextualizing domestic interests in the global trade and investment framework" and presented the Papers on leveraging on historical and strategic ties-Role of bilateral, regional and BRICS, organized by TERI along with KonradAdenauer-Stiftung, Gurgaon, Haryana on 25 October, 2016
Participated as a Panellist in the Mid Career Training Programme for Deputy Secretary level Indian Foreign Service Officers of 2004-2008 batch on "Nairobi Declaration: Could India protect the interests of its Agriculture Sector?" organized by Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi on 25 October, 2016.
Addressed a delegate in a seminar on “Growth Prospects of the Indian Economy” organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi on 17 October, 2016
Participated in a meeting on “BRICS Economic Forum” organized by Research and Information System for Developing Countries along with Ministry of Finance and Reserve Bank of India, Goa on 13-14 October, 2016.
Participated as a Panellist in a workshop on “Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns” organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines on 7-8 October, 2016
Participated in the 22nd Meeting of the Export Committee on “Development of Business Service Price Index” organized by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi on 5 October, 2016.
Addressed the 10th Special Course for ASEAN Diplomats on “WTO, PTAs & Developing Countries” organized by The Foreign Service Institute (FSI), New Delhi on 3 October, 2016.
Participated as a Panellist in a workshop on “Strengthening EUIndia Digital Agenda 2020: Trade, Technology and Innovation” organized by Delegation of the European Union to India with the collaboration of KPMG and C-DEP, New Delhi on 1 October, 2016
Participated in the review meeting on “Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG)” organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GoI in New Delhi on 26 September 2016
Participated in the meeting on “ India - Russia Think Tanks” , organised by the ICWA, Embassy of India, and Ministry of External Affairs, GoI in Moscow, Russia on 22-23 September 2016.
Participated in the 2nd meeting on “Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) for entering into a FTA between the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) and its Member States and the Republic of India”, organised by the Eurasian Economic Commission, Moscow, Russia on 19-20 September 2016.
Participated in Discussion Meeting on “International Economic Issues” organised by the Australian High Commission in New Delhi on 12 September 2016.
Participated as a leader of Indian delegation in a meeting of “Expert Group of Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) for entering into an FTA between the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) and Its Member States and the Republic of India”, organised by the Eurasian Economic Commission in Moscow, Russia on 1-3 September 2016.
Made a presentation on “SAARC Trade in Services” in the 8th Meeting of Heads of SAARC Statistical Organizations (SAARCSTAT) organised by the SAARCSTAT and SAARC Secretariat in New Delhi on 30 August 2016.
Participated in the meetings of “Forum of Indian and Russian Think Tanks”, organised by the ICWA in New Delhi on 19 August and 16 September 2016.
Participated as a Discussant on “Quarterly Review of the Economy (QRE)”, organised by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) in New Delhi on 4 August 2016
Addressed the 62nd Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats (PCFD) on “Regional Groupings: ASEAN and BRICS”, organised by the FSI, Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi on 1 August 2016.
Participated in a Brainstorming Session on “Initiatives in SAARC: Role of India”, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, GoI in New Delhi on 21 July 2016
Participated in meetings on “Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) Report” for entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India (GoI) in New Delhi on 19 July, 10 August, 29 August, 12 September, and 15 September 2016
Delivered a lecture on “RTA, GATT Art. XXIV & Rules of Origin” at fourday training Programme on ‘International Trade and Trade Agreements for Maruti Suzuki Limited’organised by IIFT in New Delhi on 13 July 2016.
Participated in G20 Think Tank Seminar on ‘A New Start of Global Governance, Openness and Cooperation’, organised by the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE), in Beijing, China on 29 June 2016
Participate in the meeting on ‘JFSG between India and Eurasia Economic Union (EaEU) and Export Strategy for CIS Region’, organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in New Delhi on 22 June 2016.
Participated in the meeting on ‘JSG between India and Eurasia Economic Union (EaEU) and Export Strategy for CIS Region’, organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in New Delhi on 13 June 2016.
Made a presentation in an Outreach Programme on ’India-Myanmar Border Trade’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, and the Ministry of Commerce, State Government of Manipur, in Imphal on 6 June 2016.
Participated in an academic exchange programme on ’China, India and ASEAN-The Strategic Trilateral Relations from the Perspective of Economy’ organised by Academy for World Watch, Shanghai in Bali, Indonesia on 28-30 May 2016.
Participated in the rev iew meeting on ’JSG between India and Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) and Export Strategy for CIS Region’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in New Delhi on 25 May 2016.
Participated in a Discussion- Meeting on ’India-EFTA’, organised by the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi on 11 May 2016.
Made presentation in a session on ‘Friends of Malaysia’ for Dato' Sri Mustapa Bin Mohamed, Minister for International Trade and Industry, organised by the High Commission of Malaysia, in New Delhi on 2 May 2016
Made a presentation on ‘India- Myanmar Border Trade’ at a meeting organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in New Delhi on 29 April 2016
Made a presentation on ‘India’s Export Strategy for CIS region’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in New Delhi on 29 April 2016.
Addressed the 61st Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats (PCFD) on ‘Regional Groupings: ASEAN & BRICS’ organised by the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, in New Delhi on 12 April 2016
Participated in the meeting on ‘Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) Report for entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU)’, organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in New Delhi on 6 April 2016.
Delivered a Speech at the High Level Symposium on ‘Synergies along the Silk Road for Agenda 2030’ organised by Turkic World Educational and Scientific Cooperation Organisation (TWESCO) at the United Nations Headquarters, New York on 28 March 2016
Participated in a review meeting on ‘India-Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) FTA’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in New Delhi on 15 March 2016.
Participated in a meeting on ‘Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in New Delhi on 26 February 2016
Participated in a meeting on ‘Border Trade Committee and Border Haat Committee between India and Myanmar’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in New Delhi on 16 February 2016.
Participated in a review meeting on ‘Joint Feasibility Study Group (JFSG) Report for entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in New Delhi on 15 February 2016
Participated in a meeting on ‘India-Eurasian Economic Union (EaEU) FTA’ organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Government of India in New Delhi on 18 January 2016.
Presented a paper on ‘Asean Plus Six and Successful FTAs: Can India Propel Intra-Industry Trade Flows?’ in the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, Allied Social Science Associations, San Francisco, USA on 3-5 January 2016.