“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 XII on 3 May 2021on zoom meet. Ms. Hema Chouudhary, the keynote speaker, a postgraduate from Miranda House discussed the Indian Economy amidst Pandemic.
The session started with a warm welcome by the Vice Principal, Dr. Renu Nayar, who spoke about the importance of such events. Ms. Hema 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. She explained the linkage of India with other countries in terms of Foreign direct investment, trade, oil supply and military budget. Introduction of Blue Economy and vaccination drive in India engrossed the audience.
This was followed by an enriching rapid fire round of questions in which students readily participated by writing answers in the chat box.
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 her appreciation of the students’ participation. The event proved to be informative and fruitful for everyone.