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India Lecture Series

Article Date:
09/04/13
Category:
News and Media

Dr. Welch is an associate professor of political science and public policy and is also the Director of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness at the Miles College. She spoke on a range of complementarities and challenges that United States and India face as strategic partners. Focussing on antitrust laws and competition laws in India, she discussed on the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in India and what arguments have been advanced in support of and in opposition to the CSR policy in India. 

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Dr. Ba-Shen T. Welch, Assoicate Professor from Miles College, America shares her views on the topic - “The United States and India: Public Policy, Anti-trust Policies, and Social Responsibility” at a Round Table Discussion 

Globalization Leads to Sharing of Education Strategies between Countries

Dharitee, August 14, 2013, Wednesday

Cuttack Office - Globalization is the reason that is leading to sharing of education strategies between countries according to Associate Professor, Dr. Ba-Shen T. Welch from Miles College in Alabama, America. The School of International Studies housed in the Department of Political Science at Ravenshaw University hosted a discussion on “The United States and India: Public Policy, Anti-trust Policies, and Social Responsibility”. At this event, the chief guest, Welch had said that in the eighties and nineties, America had established itself as a strong leader in the world as far as economy is concerned. Now, countries like India and China are establishing themselves as strong nations economically and in the field of education; especially, India has been developing in both these spheres at a rapid pace. In the field of education, India has not only improved itself, but has also placed itself competitively at par with other nations. She also mentioned that because of the MOU signed between Ravenshaw University and Miles College, the students of both the colleges are being able to understand each other better not only socially and culturally, but are also getting a better understanding about education in both the countries. This event was organized under the leadership of Asima Sahu, the Chairperson of the Political Science Department at Ravenshaw University in which the welcome address was given by Niranjan Barik and the vote of thanks was given by Kamalakanta Das. Other professors from Miles College, Professor Digambar Mishra and Professor Josna Mishra were present at the meeting along with Dr. Srilata Narayan from Columbia University and Netaji Abhinandan. In the year 2009 and MOU was signed between Miles College, America and Ravenshaw University, India to promote academic and research exchanges between the two institutions.

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Round Table Discussion in the Department of Political Science at Ravenshaw University

Samaj, Cuttack, August 14, 2013, Wednesday

Cuttack, 13 August (Associated Press) - The Department of Political Science and the School of International Studies at Ravenshaw University organized a round table discussion at the Heritage Hall, Ravenshaw University. The topic was India and America: Public policy, Anti-trust Policy, and Social Responsibility. Dr. Ba-Shen T. Welch from the historical Miles College in Alabama, America, delivered a lecture with focus on India’s Anti-trust and Competition. She discussed the Corporate Social Responsibility in India. While praising the Indian government’s FDI Multi-brand Retail Policy, she also emphasized that the multinational companies while following the established CSR policies should also respect the local culture. She appreciated and praised Ravenshaw University for hosting such kind of discussions time and again. Dr. Asima Sahu, Chairperson of the Department of Political Science presided over this meeting. Professor Niranjan Barik, Coordinator of School of International Studies (SIS), which, is housed in the Department of Political Science spoke about the relationship between Miles College and Ravenshaw University. Among the many students and academicians who attended the lecture, also present were, Professor Digamabar Mishra and Professor Josna Mishra from Miles College, Dr. Srikala Narayan from Columbia University, Professor Nochiketa Das, Dr. Ramchandra Majhi, Dr. Gyanaranjan Swain, Dr. Netaji Abhinandan, Dr. Priyabrata Majhi, Manoj Mishra, and Ambika Prasad Pani from Ravenshaw College. The students were encouraged to participate in the discussion and were actively engaged. Kamalkanta Das thanked everyone present at the meeting.

 

 

Round Table Discussion at Ravenshaw University

Sambad, August 14, 2013

Cuttack, 2013 (EMS) – In the present social system every country should resolve to make stronger economic progress, according to Dr. Ba-Shen T. Welch, professor at Miles College, America.

In a round table discussion organized by the School of International Studies, housed in the Department of Political Science at Ravenshaw University, the chief guest, Professor Welch, said that because of the development in the education sector, countries are being able to break all geographical boundaries and establish a cultural relationship with one another. It is very important that multi-national companies understand the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility as they establish themselves in the country. Professor Asima Sahu, head of the Political Science Department at Ravenshaw University, presided over the event and Professor Niranjan Barik, coordinator of the School of International Studies, gave the welcome address. Other professors from Miles College, Professor Digambar Mishra and Professor Josna Mishra were present at the meeting along with Dr. Srilata Narayan from Columbia University and Ravenshaw University Dean, Nochiketa Das. Others present included Professor Ramchandra Majhi, Dr. Netaji Abhinanda, Dr. Priyabrata Majhi, Dr. Gyanaranjan Swain, Manoj Mishra, Ambika Prasad Pani. The vote of thanks was given by Kamalkanta Das. 

 

India Lecture Topics August 5, 2013 to August 18, 2013

Lecture at The National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India

  • Topic: Public Policy and Marketing
  • Discussion Facilitation Topics: The regulation of public policy, antitrust policies, ethics, social responsibility, consumer protection and its implications for the U.S. and India.


Lecture at The Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, India

  • Topic: “Anti-Trust Policies” and “Corporate Ethics”


Lecture at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, India

  • Student/Faculty Lecture Topic: The United States and India: Public Policy, Antitrust Policies, and Social Responsibility


Lecture at The Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), Orissa Regional Branch, Bhubaneswar, India

  • Topic: The United States and India: Public Policy, Antitrust Policies, and Social Responsibility


Lecture at Jawaharlal Nehru University, School of International Studies, New Delhi, India

  • Topic: The United States and India: Public Policy, Antitrust Policies, and Social Responsibility

 

 

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