[kehitysmaaliike-l] MUISTUTUS: Seminar on Indian Economy 22.11.

johanna virmavirta johanna.virmavirta at helsinki.fi
Mon Nov 20 14:47:58 EET 2006

Invitation to the 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.

Please notice that the timetable has changed. 

Final 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   Coffee is served

15.30   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

16.45   University of Helsinki, Department of Social and Cultural 
        Antropology, Academy researcher Sirpa Tenhunen: Mobile phone use in 
        rural India

18.00   Seminar ends

Elephantasm – An experimental documentary have been cancelled. Showing will
be arranged later by Finnish-Indian-Society.

Embassy of India
University of Helsinki

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