Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee to be guest faculty at IIM-A


Former president Pranab Mukherjee will be a distinguished guest faculty at IIM-Ahmedabad and interact with students for six days over the next three months, the institute said today.

Mukherjee will address the students of the 'Public Policy for Inclusive Development of India' course of IIM-A's JSW School of Public Policy, the institute said in a press release.

He will interact with the students over six days -- September 18-19, October 8-9 and November 16-17 -- with each day having two sessions, it said.

"Pranab Mukherjee is visiting IIM-A as distinguished guest faculty for the course 'Public Policy for Inclusive Development of India' offered to our students by Professors Anil Gupta and Vijaya Sherry Chand under the aegis of the JSW School of Public Policy," the IIM-A said.

"After presenting the theory and practice of the constitutional provisions for socio-economic inclusion, he will focus on policy interventions for financial inclusion, and then articulate the policy and institutional agenda for strengthening transformation of India," it said.

The participating students will write short reports on various public policy issues, which will be presented to Mukherjee, the premier institute said.

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