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Prof. Rajni Kothari Lecture Series 2020 - "Accounts & Accountability in India


Sept. 22, 2020 11:30AM - 1:30PM

Venue: Via Zoom



Prof. Rajni Kothari Memorial Lecture Series at School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai), is pleased to invite you to a talk by the President and Chief Executive of Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, Ms. Yamini Aiyar on ‘Accounts & Accountability in India.” She founded the Accountability Initiative which pioneered a new approach to tracking public expenditures for social policy programs and has received both popular and academic recognition.

Welcome Address by Prof. Ritambhara Hebbar, Dean ,School of Development Studies.

The Talk will be moderated by Prof. Ashwani Kumar

Prof. Rajni Kothari Memorial Lecture Series is anchored at Center of Public Policy, Habitat and Human Development since 2016. It is conceptualized and curated by Prof. Ashwani Kumar, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai).

Prof. Rajni Kothari (16 August 1928 - 19 January 2015) was a celebrated political scientist, academic-activist, author of the classic "Politics in India" and founder of Centre for the Study of Developing Societies and Lokayan. Rajni Kothari, scholar extraordinaire, preeminent political theorist and a visionary beyond compare, single-handedly revolutionized the study of politics in the country. His intellectual prowess and unwavering activism gave the country lasting institutions and ideals which have inspired countless generations of students and academicians and continue to do so.

The lecture series includes a set of interactive panel discussions with some of the most celebrated thinkers and scholars in India and abroad.

Convenors of this event: Souradeep Banerjee, Shashwat Dhar, Dr. Srishtee Sethi, Souradeep Banerjee, Garima Gupta, Ashtesh Braham, Nishant Sharma, Satyam Shukla & Ravindra Choudhury,



Secretariat, School of Development Studies, TISS.

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