S S Dempo College of Commerce and Economics is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this academic year 2015 – 16. To mark the celebration of completing 50 glorious years, the college has planned a series of lectures. To mark the start of the Golden Jubilee lecture series, S S Dempo College of Commerce and Economics will host veteran politician, economist, author and columnist Sitaram Yechury as a special invitee to deliver a talk and interact with students and the people of Goa on January 30 at 10.30 a.m.at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji.
The veteran politician and economist who is a member of the Rajya Sabha and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India – Marxist (CPI-M) will deliver a talk on the topic ‘Bad Politics has made for Worse Economics in India’ followed by an interactive session.
A parliamentary group leader of the CPI-M and a politburo member of the party for over four decades, Yechury is one of the most prominent voices of opposition in the Rajya Sabha and is credited for raising questions on important issues of national interest.
A prolific writer, he has authored nine books and writes the fortnightly column Left Hand Drive for the Hindustan Times.
The Dempo College Golden Jubilee Lecture Series will see celebrated achievers across various fields share their thoughts and interact with audiences in an effort to intellectually stimulate the minds of students and the general public.
Radhika Nayak, principal, S S Dempo College says, “We are delighted to have with us a statesman of such caliber and a man of conviction, Sitaram Yechury, on this very important day as we commence the Dempo College Golden Jubilee Lecture Series. Great ideas are to be shared. We at Dempo College have created a platform to do just that through this series of lectures.”
S S Dempo College of Commerce & Economics was founded in the year 1966 and is celebrating 50 of imparting education to the students of the state.
(The event is open to all.)