Biography
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     Appointments
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International assignments
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     Quotable Quotes
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Nov 1977
Delegate for India & Vice-Chairman of the Tripartite International Conference on ‘Conditions of work & Employment of Professional Workers’ convened by the I.L.O., Geneva

Jan 1985
Invited by the Asian Development Bank to be a key-speaker at their International Conference on ‘Privatisation Policies, Methods & Procedures’ held at Manila.

1985
Submitted a paper on ‘The Role of Donor Agencies in the Privatisation Process: Some Reflections’. Paper published in ADB’s Conference Volume, and an abridged version in the National West-Ministry Bank Quarterly Review, London

Oct 1987
Invited by the Centre for International Private Enterprise to participate in their International Conference on the “Informal Sector”, at Washington, D.C.

1988-1989
Invited by the Asian & Pacific Development Centre to participate in their International Project ‘Privatization of Public Enterprises’.

Submitted Papers on
(i) ‘Privatisation’ of Public Enterprises: Issues for Project ‘Planning committee’ (Kuala Lumpur, April 1988); and
(ii) ‘Planning for Privatisation in India- Preparatory Measures’ (Hyderabad, March 1989).

June 1989
Invited by the World Bank to participate as an outside expert in their International Workshop on ‘Research Issues for Private Sector Development in Developing countries’, held at Washington, D.C.

April 1995
Was invited by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to participate in their International Conference on `Future Global Capital Shortages - Fact or Fiction?' at Paris


May 1990
Invited by the Institute of Saskatchewan Enterprise to participate at International Privatisation Congress at Saskatoon (Canada). Submitted a paper and spoke on ‘Privatisation: A Practical Medicine for Municipal Ills in India?’

Invited to give lectures on “New Thinking on Private Sector Toll Roads in India” by:

1. The International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association, U.S.A., at their annual meeting at Boston (Mass) (Oct 1985)

2. The National Research Council at their International Conference on the “Roles of Private Enterprise & Market Processes in the Financing & Provision of Roads” at Baltimore (Maryland) (July 1986)

3. The Center For Privatisation, Washington, D.C. (July 1986).

Was invited to give lectures on various aspects of India's economic environment and India's New Economic Policy by :

1. The University of Chicago (Nov. 1985)

2. California State University at Hayward (April 1990)

3. University of California at Berkeley (May 1990 and October 1993)

4. The Columbia University, New York (October 1991)

5. The Brown University, Providence(R.I.) (November 1993)

6. The Princeton University (Nov. 1995)

7. The World Bank, Washington (Dec. 1985, Oct. 1987) (May 1990, Oct 1991 and Nov 1993)

8. The Centre for Privatisation, Washington D.C. (July 1986)

9. The Conf. Board of Canada at Ottawa (April 1990)

10. The World Trade Center, Vancouver (May 1990)

11. The Commonwealth Secretariat, London (Dec. 1991)

12. Special meeting convened by the Department of Trade and Industry, British Government, London (Dec.1991)

13. The Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Washington D. C. (November 1993)

14. The French Government, under auspices of C.N.P.F. International at Paris (October 1996)

and at many other similar bodies.


Energy problems of the Third World are of special professional concern to DRP.As a scholar and spokesman, he has been invited to and has addressed many international energy conferences such as at London (1978), Nice, France (1979), Zagreb (1989), Knoxville, USA (1981) and Mexico City (1981)


Was invited to give lectures on India's Gold Appetite & Gold Policy at:
1. The World Gold Council’s at Gold Economic Conference at New Delhi in (Nov 1996)

2. At The I.B.C.Gulf Conferences on 'International Gold Markets' at Dubai (U.A.E.) (April 1997)

3. At the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA); conference in Dubai (U.A.E.) (Feb 2000)

4. At the RNA’s China Gold & Precious Metals conference at Zhaoyuan, China (Sep 2000)


 

 
 
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