Guest Speaker Programme

The economics department organised a virtual guest speaker programme on the topic “Impact of Covid 19 on indian economy.” on 2nd June 2020 for the students of Class 12. The guest speaker, Dr Sharad Kohli, an Economist, is a multifaceted person who has been bestowed with the titles “ startup Guru”, “Tax Guru”, “Finance Guru” by both print and electronic media. The session began with a welcome address by Our Vice Principal, Dr Renu Nayar. Dr. Sharad Kohli talked about the unprecedented times that we are living in.He started the programme by highlighting the global perspective of the  world economy and the shares of various countries contributing to the world income. He enlightened the students about the geopolitical situation and economic profile of the changing world. He expressed his concern for millions of inter state migrant workers and hoped that all government measures work in favour of the needy. His professionalism yet personal approach kept the viewers engaged throughout the session. According to him, covid 19 might leave permanent scars on the economy. He also persuaded the students to step out after the covid 19 and shape their careers according to the new requirements. He concluded on a positive note by calling our generation lucky and expressing his cautious optimism in India, hopefully becoming an economic superpower in the coming future. Then the floor was open for students to ask questions which were answered by him in a way that left no doubt in one’s mind. The vote of thanks was proposed by Mrs Anita Singhal, HoD, Department of Economics. The session was attended by about 150 students of Economics and was indeed informative and enriching.