23rd Thinkers & Writers Forum

We have organised the 40th Skoch Summit with the underlying theme of “Making India a $20 Trillion Economy” on 11th-12th June 2015 at Mumbai.

Given the Summit framework, Skoch Development Foundation calls for papers from domain experts, practitioners and academicians for the 23rd Thinkers & Writers Forum scheduled on 12th-13th June 2015 at Mumbai that will provide an opportunity to the authors to present their papers to an elite gathering of delegates.

Authors can avail a grant-in-aid** of up to 12,000 from Skoch Development Foundation to write and present the research papers during the Forum. We also invite you to engage in interactive discussions, participate in additional sessions, and most of all cultivate partnerships for development.

The key content of the summit is as follows:

Financial Sector Perspective

  • Digital by Default
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Infrastructure
  • Markets
  • Technology
  • Regulation
  • Extinguishing Cash
  • Prioritising Priority Sector
  • Competitiveness
  • Human Development

Given the Summit framework, Skoch Development Foundation calls for papers from domain experts, practitioners and academicians for the 23rd Thinkers & Writers Forum scheduled on 12th-13th June 2015 at Mumbai that will provide an opportunity to the authors to present their papers to an elite gathering of delegates.

Authors can avail a grant-in-aid** of up to 12,000 from Skoch Development Foundation to write and present the research papers during the Forum. We also invite you to engage in interactive discussions, participate in additional sessions, and most of all cultivate partnerships for development.

  • Abstract Submission: 15th April 2015 (Word Count between 500-800 words)#
  • Intimation to Authors for selected abstracts: 20th April 2015
  • Last date of paper submission: 8th May 2015 (Word Count between 3500-5000 words)#

# please restricts your respective submissions within the word limit.

Submit your abstracts/papers: submissions closed

Format

  • File format- Word Document
  • Font style – Arial in single column format
  • Font size – 12 for paper
  • Font size -14 for the title and authors
  • Line spacing -1.5 lines

Please note that only original papers which have not been published previously or submitted for publication elsewhere can be submitted. The authors of selected papers must accept to grant the copyright of the papers to the Summit organisers for the use of papers or parts thereof in any of Skoch publications.

The authors of selected final papers must confirm their presence through the 40th Skoch Summit and present their paper at the 23rd Thinkers and Writers Forum. At least one author of each accepted paper (in case of joint paper) must be registered for the 40th Skoch Summit to be eligible for presentation at the Forum.***

Apart from a review by a distinguished Jury, the paper(s) will also go through a peer review during the Forum. The author(s) may be asked to update the paper(s) and re-submit, if required. This would be followed by final selection of papers to be considered for publication in the Indian Journal of Inclusive Growth.

*Students and Research Scholars are not allowed.

** Grant-in-Aid is available to primary author (in case of joint papers) only.

  • Presenters out of Mumbai grant-in-aid without accommodation – Rs 12000
  • Presenters from Mumbai grant-in-aid without accommodation – Rs 5000

*** This is a pre-requisite to present paper during the Thinkers & Writers Forum and for being eligible for the Grant-in-Aid.

Applicable for Resident Indian Nationals Only

Sr. No.AuthorsTitlePaper Link
1.Dr. T Prabhakara ReddyMaking India a $ 20 Trillion Economy; Some Policy ImperativesDownload Paper
2.A.RAMESHDrivers of High Performance Sales Force: A Study of Select Club Member of LIC AgentsDownload Paper
3.Dr. Archana SinhaSaving Mothers and Newborns through Reformed Health Care: A Study of Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) in UttarakhandDownload Paper
4.Bijoy kumar SwanAccelerating Economic Growth Through Prioritising Priority SectorDownload Paper
5.Dr. Chandani BhattacharjeeMaking India a $20 Trillion EconomyDownload Paper
6.Dr. S. Ananth, Associate Professor (Adjunct Faculty) IDRBT  & Prof. Charan Singh Reserve Bank Of indiaCreating Enabling Digital Ecosystem : Issues And ChallengesDownload Paper
7.Jatin TrivediInvestment Opportunities In BSE-IT Sector : A study based on asymmetric GARCH modelingDownload Paper
8.M R DasFostering Human Capital for a $20 Trillion India: What Can and Should Banks Do?Download Paper
9.Manoj Kumar MishraGrain Marketing & Government PolicyDownload Paper
10.Mukesh Kumar MishraFinancial Sector Reforms for Making India a $ 20 Trillion EconomyDownload Paper
11.Nikita MehtaIndian IPOs: a boost or a blow to Economic Growth?Download Paper
12.Nitin   V ChoudhariSteps towards effective eGovernacne Framework in IndiaDownload Paper
13.Mr. P. DeyResponsible Coastal Investment: A Model to Make India a $20 Trillion EconomyDownload Paper
14.Mr. Prashant Kr Mishra
&
Ms. Balashri S. Jalgar
Make in India vis-a-vis India’s Manufacturing SectorDownload Paper
15.Ramakrishna NallathigaMunicipal Bonds As a Sourced of Finance for Urban Infrastructure Development In IndiaDownload Paper
16.Dr. Ramya Ranjan PatelCould Charity Ever Remove Poverty? Doles vs Development (of Socio-Economic Infrastructure)Download Paper
17.Dr. Sanjay TiwariInnovation Driven Competitiveness: Synergizing Make in India and Skilling IndiaDownload Paper
18.Dr. Santosh KotiUse of Technology for Human DevelopmentDownload Paper
19.Dr. VeerashekharappaImpact of Agend cum Federation Model in Financial Incluion: Empirical EvidenceDownload Paper
20.Jitin AsudaniEvaluation of Debt Recovery Laws in IndiaDownload Paper
21.Dr. E. Shoban BabuRevisiting of distribution channels for insurance products in changing environmentDownload Paper
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