Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics
Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament; Former Minister of Environment and Rural Development
Jairam Ramesh, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress party, is an Indian economist and politician. Since June 2004, Ramesh has been a member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha – the upper house of the Parliament of India – from the state of Andhra Pradesh. As an economist, he was entrusted with several crucial roles as an advisor to the Finance Minister (1996-98) and also to the Prime Minister (1991). With a special interest in China, Ramesh is the Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi, since 2002. Jairam Ramesh was also a member of the National Advisory Council that is chaired by Sonia Gandhi.
The Harvard India Student Group will be hosting a small group discussion with Mr. Ramesh at Harvard Business School, Spangler Grille Game Room from 4:30-6pm. For more info, join the Facebook event.
Co-sponsored by the Watson Institute at Brown University, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and the MIT Center for International Studies.