Samprikta Banerjee

Samprikta Banerjee

Indian Agriculture’s Bright High-Value-Added Future

Indian Agriculture's Bright High-Value-Added Future
India Business and Trade engages in conversation with Dr. Parashram Patil and explores the symbiotic relationship between agricultural value addition and MSP. Dr. Patil emphasizes the need for value addition to increase farmers’ profitability, reduce post-harvest losses, and promote exports. He also underscores the potential of the food processing industry in enhancing the value of agricultural produce and transforming the Indian agricultural landscape. 

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Entrepreneurs in India

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India
In a dynamic and rapidly evolving socio-economic landscape, the intersection of entrepreneurship and public policy plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of a nation. As India surges forward in its developmental journey, there is an increasing need for individuals with a keen understanding of both entrepreneurial spirit and policy frameworks. For students of entrepreneurship looking to make a meaningful impact, a career in public policy offers a unique avenue for influence and change

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India
In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the importance of sound public policies cannot be overstated. As India positions itself as a major player on the world stage, the need for skilled individuals in crafting and implementing effective policies has become more pronounced. While public policy may seem like a domain primarily for those with a background in political science or sociology, it is equally relevant for students of accounts and finance. This article explores the burgeoning opportunities in public policy for finance enthusiasts in India and highlights the value of IMPRI online courses in shaping a successful career path.

How is India’s International Position Essential in the Way Forward in Israel-Palestine Conflict

How is India's International Position Essential in the Way Forward in Israel-Palestine Conflict
On 22 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the follow-up virtual summit of the G20 before passing on the baton to Brazil, another developing country in the unusual trail that encompasses Indonesia, India, Brazil, and South Africa. This is essential to ensure that the legitimate aspirations and needs of the Global South are not lost in the ongoing din of global disorder and geopolitical contestations. India, immediately after assuming the presidency of G20, had called for a Global South summit to take onboard their concerns and requirements at this increasingly important G20 forum as the UN and others have been losing their sheen.

Impact Investing: India Philanthropy

The EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2023, which was released on November 2, has 119 philanthropists who gave away ₹8,845 crore in 2022-23. Philanthropy is welcome, but impact investing would benefit society more. What is impact investing? It is investing that prioritizes an intentional, measurable social or environmental benefit over maximizing financial returns. Impact investing is gaining traction among asset managers as a superior alternative to vaguely defined ESG integration. They aim to generate decent financial returns while helping achieve identified social and environmental goals. The global hunt for impact investing opportunities is welcome, but Indian entrepreneurs should model themselves on the Omidyar Network rather than chase after an ESG gloss to their returns.

Dimensions of UN and Evolving Multilateralism

Dimension of UN and Evolving Multilateralism
Professor Bhattacharya, presented a ppt on UN and the evolving Multilateralism. Her PPT gave a holistic summary on What is Multilateralism, Challenges to Multilateralism in the UN, Evolving Multilateral Institutions, Preferred level of involvement of UN in Countries across the World and reform in the UN needed on an urgent basis.