Panel Discussion on ‘Currency Demonetization’

Date : 29-Nov-2016


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The Planning Forum of Post Graduate Department of Economics of St Philomena College Puttur organized a panel discussion on ‘Currency Demonetization’ on November 21, 2016 in PG Seminar Hall.

The Chairperson of Centre for PG Studies and Research Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro participated as the chief guest. He said, ‘As rational human beings, we must always try to rise above the level and judge above the level. In our approaches, we must be objective rather than subjective.’

The columnist and agriculturist Mr. Vishweshwara Bhat Bangaradka, progressive agriculturist Mr. A P Subrahmanyam and the manager of HDFC Bank Puttur Mr. Prasad Prabhu were the panel members.

The Professor of Economics Dr. Manjula B C moderated the discussion. She said, ‘The unseen impact of government’s decision to wipe out 86 percent of the total value of currency in circulation to fight corruption and counterfeiting goes deeper and could see short-term pain for India’s trajectory but eventual long-term gains.’

The analysts Mr. Ravindran, Mr. Mahalingeshwara Bhat and Assistant Professor Mrs. Sandhya H participated in discussion. Ms. Lavita Lobo and team presented the prayer song. The coordinator of the Department Prof. Dinakara Rao welcomed the gathering. The convenor of Planning Forum Mr. Pradeep K S proposed the vote of thanks. The President of Planning Forum Ms. Pavithra G compered the programme.