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Re-building Kerala: The Way Forward

RGIDS organized a One-day Conclave based on this report Re-building Kerala: The Way Forward on 29th December 2018 at Hotel Appolo Dimora, Thiruvananthapuram. The Conclave comprised five sessions. Hon’ble Governor of Kerala Justice (Retd.) P.Sathasivam inaugurated the function. Policymakers, experts, scientists, environmentalists, political representatives and other stakeholders participated and presented their views. The Conclave document has been published in Malayalam which comprises policy suggestions for re-building Kerala based on the discussions emerged from the Conclave.

Kerala Development Congress, Feb-11-14, 2011

RGIDS had conducted a four-day National Conference in Thiruvananthapuram with an objective to formulate new perspectives for the development of Kerala. The Hon. Prime Minister of India, Dr.Manmohan Singh inaugurated the conference on 11th February 2011.   A document for the comprehensive development of Kerala was prepared by RGIDS for discussion. The conclave discussed 190 papers covering 24 topics, and it was attended by more than 2500 delegates. Central Ministers, State Ministers, leading political leaders, economists, social scientists, scientists etc. participated in the deliberations. This conference has turned out to be one of the major events organised ever by academic institutions and political parties on Kerala’s development in the history of Kerala.

RGIDS has published the following documents in connection with the Congress.

  1. Kerala’s Development – A Policy Framework for Comprehensive Development
  2. Kerala Development Congress Abstracts of Papers
  3. Nayarooparekha- A policy document which contains an integrated development strategy for Kerala State.