Prakash Ambedkar, Sharad Pawar to address The Problem of The Rupee centenary celebration
The event has been organised by the Samashti Foundation, Ambedkar Lab Initiative and NICE Solutions in collaboration with the Smritisesh Tamgadge Trust.
Indie Journal is a media partner for the event.
Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan in Mumbai is hosting an event to mark the centenary celebration of Dr BR Ambedkar's book 'The Problem of the Rupee'. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) President Prakash Ambedkar and Congress MP Kumar Ketkar will be present on the occasion as speakers and will trace the economic journey of Babasaheb.
The event has been organised by the Samashti Foundation, Ambedkar Lab Initiative and NICE Solutions in collaboration with the Smritisesh Tamgadge Trust. The commemoration is aimed at paying homage to the profound influence of the book on the foundation of the Reserve Bank of India and the Indian economy.
The fourth part of the Ba Bhima comic book, published by Urvela Publication, will be unveiled during the event. This part depicts Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's struggles while writing 'The Problem of the Rupee' at the London School of Economics.
Columbia University and SOAS University London will also be joining the programme as Knowledge Partners. A special presentation by the London School of Economics will delve into Babasaheb's stay at the institution. Participants from Columbia University will shed light on his formative period as a student.
Renowned economists such as Prof. Swati Vaidya, Dr Manisha Karna, Dr Ajit Ranade, Dr Jayati Ghosh, Dr Vaman Gavai and Dr Ganesh Devi, during the event, will express their insights on Ambedkar's substantial economic contributions.
As part of the celebration, paintings by scenographers Laxman Chavan, Somesh, and Prabhakar Kamble will be presented to Dr Ambedkar.
New generation entrepreneurs Avichal Dhiwar, Bharat Wankhede, Nilesh Pathare, Akshay Davadikar and Vishal Patankar will also be felicitated on this occasion at the hands of Justice CL Thool and Dr Sukesh Zanwar.