Global Summit on Changing Bihar – Tentative Programme

0800 – 1300 hrsREGISTRATION
0930 – 1130Pre Summit Events(Parallel Sessions)

Literary reading

NGO Forum

Presentations by local and outside Bihar entrepreneurs/enterprises about products and vision

Presentations by researchers and experts on Bihar development

0930-1130Special Session on Expanding Knowledge and Research for Development
ChairpersonProfessor R. Radhakrishna Chairman, National Statistical Commission
Theme PresentationIHD and ADRI
PanelistsDr. K.P. KannanCentre for Development Studies, TrivandrumDr. Ajit SinhaIGIDR, Mumbai

Dr. J. Krishnamurty

Formerly of the ILO, Geneva

Dr. N.K. Chaudhary

Patna University

Dr. J. Majumdar *

Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia

Dr. P.P Ghosh

Director, Asian Development Research Institute, Patna

Professor Ravi Srivastava

Professor, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Dr. T.C.A. Anant

Secretary, Department of Statistics, Government of India

Dr. R.K. Sinha *

Director, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai

1130 -1200TEA
1200 -1330An Interface with Bihari Cultural Diaspora- Film &Television- Dance, drama and theatre

- Art

1330 -1430LUNCH
1500 – 1630Inauguration
Venue: S.K. Memorial Hall, Patna
Inaugural address by the Chief Guest (likely to be the Prime Minister of Nepal, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai )Address by the Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Nitish KumarAddress by Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Sushil K. Modi
1630 -1700TEA
1700 – 1900Plenary 1Strategies for mainstreaming less-developed regions in the inclusive growth process (with special reference to Bihar)(Venue: S.K. Memorial Hall, Patna)
ChairpersonMr. N.K. SinghMember of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
AddressesLord Nicholas SternProfessor, London School of Economics, London, UK
Dr. D. SubbaraoGovernor, Reserve Bank of India, Government of India
Dr. Montek Singh AhluwaliaDeputy Chairman, Planning Commission
1900 –2030Cultural Programme
2030DINNERVenue: Hotel Maurya

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