Inaugural Session

Shri Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister of Kerala

E Chandrasekharan

Minister for Revenue and Housing, Government of Kerala

Shri K.Krishnankutty

Minister for Water Resources, Government of Kerala

Shri A K Saseendran

Minister for Transport, Government of Kerala

Shri Ramachandran Kadannappally

Minister for Ports, Museums, Archaeology and Archives, Government of Kerala

Joseph Stiglitz

University Professor,
Columbia University

Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist
World Health Organization

V K Ramachandran

Vice Chairperson
Kerala State Planning Board

Dr Vishwas Mehta

Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala


Adv V S Sunil Kumar

Minister for Agriculture, Government of Kerala

Dr Jacob John

Professor and Head, IFSRS

Dr Jiju .P. Alex

Director of Extension
Kerala Agricultural University

Dr Trilochan Mohapatra

Secretary, DARE and Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research New Delhi

Mr Jom Jacob

Senior Economist Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) Malaysia

Dr Katheleen L Hefferon

Post Doctoral Associate
Department of Food Sciences
Cornell University, New York

Dr Sukhpal Singh

Professor, Centre for Management in Agriculture
IIM, Ahmedabad

Dr Balz Strasser

Managing Director
Bio Suisse

Dr K S Subramanian

Director of Research Tamil Nadu Agriculture University

Dr R Ramakumar

Member, Kerala State Planning Board and NABARD Chair at School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

Dr Madhu Subramanian

Director of Research
Kerala Agricultural University

Mr S S Nagesh

Chief, Agriculture Division, Kerala State Planning Board

Federalism & Development Financing

Dr T M Thomas Issac

Minister for Finance and Coir, Government of Kerala

Prof K J Joseph

Director, Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, Kerala

Prof C P Chandrasekhar

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Prof Jayati Ghosh

Professor of Economics University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mr Rajesh Kumar Singh IAS

Additional Chief Secretary,
Finance Department Government of Kerala

Prof M Govinda Rao

Member, 14th Finance Commission and Honorary Professor, GIFT

D Narayana

Honorary Professor Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, Kerala

Prof Pinaki Chakraborty


Mr P Shaji

Chief, Plan Coordination Division, Kerala State Planning Board

Prof Sushil Khanna

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Kerala State Planning Board.
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