“Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional”
The Economics Department of Delhi Public School RK Puram conducted an online guest speaker programme for the Economics students of Class XI and XII on 3 June 2020.Mr. Abhimanyu J. Rajpurohit,the keynote speaker, a law graduate from NLU discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Economy.
The session started with a warm welcome by the Vice Principal, Dr. Renu Nayar, who spoke about the importance of such events. Mr. Rajpurohit began with a brief discussion of the pandemic and then went on to elucidate the various economic fallouts it has had on the global as well the Indian economy. He explained the incidents of negative oil prices, impact on sports and hospitality, job losses etc. in a manner which engrossed the audience.
This was followed by an enriching question and answer session .The speaker answered queries and concerns on issues ranging from industrial revival and employment to self-reliance and law.
Last but not the least, Ms. Anita Singhal, the Head of Economics Department, proposed the vote of thanks and expressed her gratitude on behalf of the entire school fraternity. The guest speaker left with his appreciation of the students’ participation. The event proved to be informative and fruitful for everyone.