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The Eighth B G Kumar Memorial Lecture

The Eighth B G Kumar Memorial lecture, made possible by a generous contribution from the family of BG Kumar who instituted an endowment at CDS after his untimely passing away, was delivered by Dr Pronab Sen who is currently the Country Director for t
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K N Raj Memorial Meeting

A memorial meeting to commemorate the 7th anniversary of Prof KN Raj was held at the Centre on Friday, 10 February 2017. Friends, colleagues, former staff and faculty, present faculty, staff and students along with other members o
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Public Lecture and Book Release

‘Save Silent Valley’ has Contemporary Relevance: Shri Jairam Ramesh M.P There exists no substitute for the role of political decision-making and democratic process where environmental conservation in India was
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Fifth Foundation Day Lecture

Wednesday, the 26th October 2016 at 04.00 pm in the CDS auditorium Dr. Rammanohar Reddy delivered the 5th Foundation Day Lecture on Globalisation After B
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Academic Discussion on Introduction of GST in INDIA: Implementation Challenges and Impact

04 October 2016 at 03 p.m. at CDS  Chief Guest Dr. T M THOMAS ISAAC Hon’ble Finance Minister of Kerala Chair Shri. K M CHANDRASEKHAR Chairman, CDS Lead Speaker Dr. M GOVINDA
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Discussion on Kerala Budget 2016-17

A Discussion on Kerala Budget 2016-17 was held at CDS Seminar Hall on 13 July 2016 at 04.00 p.m. Prof. T. M. Thomas Isaac, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Govt. of Kerala, initiated the discussion. Shri.K.M.Chandrasekhar Read More

Seventh B.G. Kumar Lecture at CDS

Prof. Maitreesh Ghatak, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics delivered the Seventh B.G. Kumar Lecture on ‘Persistence of Poverty and Anti-Poverty Policies: Theory and Evidence’  at 4 p.m on 23rd March 2016 at CDS Thiruvananth
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Sixth P. K. Gopalakrishnan Memorial Lecture

Eminent political scientist and commentator, Professor Nivedita Menon from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, delivered the sixth P K Gopalakrishnan Memorial Lecture on 18 February 2016 at CDS. A widely-respected scholar on gender in contemporar
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CDS Foundation Day Lecture


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Outreach Session on Economic Survey 2014-15

Presented by Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Government of India Organised on 9th May 2015 at 10.30 a.m. at CDS Seminar Hall Guest of Honour Shri K. M. Cha
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