[kehitysmaaliike-l] Seminar on Indian Economy 22.11. klo 13-18

johanna virmavirta johanna.virmavirta at helsinki.fi
Ke Nov 8 13:36:46 EET 2006

Seminar on Indian economy on 22nd of November

India’s economy has been growing fast in the recent years especially due to
the success of the IT industry in India. The country has also grown to be
more important to Finland. Many Finnish companies are already functioning in
India and many more are heading there. However, the economic growth of India
has many sides and the purpose of the seminar is to study these different

We warmly welcome you to the seminar on Indian economy on 22.11. from 1 p.m.
to 6 p.m. The seminar will be held at University of Helsinki, Helsinki
Center of Economic Research, Arkadiankatu 7, Helsinki.

The seminar is arranged in collaboration between Finnish-Indian-Society, The
Embassy of India and University of Helsinki.

The seminar is open to all who are interested in the subject.
Please confirm your attendance to Johanna Virmavirta/Finnish-Indian-Society,
johanna.virmavirta at suomiintiaseura.fi.

The program:
13.00   Welcoming words by Dr. Otto Toivanen, The Director of Helsinki
Center of Economic Research 

13.15   Ambassador of India for Finland Mr. Pradeep Singh: India –
Achievements and opportunities

14.15   University of Helsinki, Institute of Development Studies, VTT Masud
Hossain: The role of India in the regional economic development of South Asia

15.00   University of Tampere, Professor Najmal Hasan: India Oy – Why the
biggest democracy is the next great superpower, and what it means for
Finland and its future

15.45   Coffee is served

16.15   University of Helsinki, Department of Social and Cultural
Antropology, Ph.D. Sirpa Tenhunen: Mobile phone use in rural India

17.00   Elephantasm – An experimental documentary, which describes a
postindustrial society, business culture and a “global city” from different
point of views. Director Tatu Laukkanen. Length 53 min.

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