About the Program:

This lecture is a part of the annual BR Shenoy Memorial Lecture Series, conducted by the Economics Research Centre in collaboration with the Centre for Civil Society, which aims to memorialize Prof Shenoy’s ideas and policies through talks by speakers from India and abroad, including leading academics, policy experts, and public officials.

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About the Speaker:

Dr Surjit Bhalla is a former part-time member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Economic Advisory Council. In addition, he serves as Chairperson for the Ministry of Commerce High Level Advisory Group on Trade;  Economic Adviser to the Fifteenth Finance Commission, Government of India. He is a regular Invitee to the Aspen Institute Program on World Economy, USA, 2002-present. He was Founder-Chairman of Oxus Research & Investments 1997-2017. 

Dr Bhalla has taught at the Delhi School of Economics and served as Executive Director of the Policy Group in New Delhi, the country’s first non-government funded think tank. Since 1999, he has been on the governing board of India’s largest think tank, NCAER. He has worked as a research economist at the RAND Corporation, the Brookings Institution, and at both the research and treasury departments of the World Bank, and as a consultant to Warburg Pincus. He has also worked on Wall Street in Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs.





Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Mode: Online on Zoom and streamed on YouTube.


The BR Shenoy Memorial Lecture 2023
  • 01 Nov 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Online on Zoom and streamed on YouTube.
Registration Fee
Application Deadline
30 Oct 2023