Principal economic advisor to the ministry of finance Sanjeev Sanyal was in conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta at Off The Cuff in Mumbai. Sanyal, an economist, historian, urban theorist and the author of bestsellers such as ‘India in the Age of Ideas’ and ‘Land of the Seven Rivers,’ spoke at length on the current government’s attempts at implementing reforms to put frameworks of governance in place. He discussed how demonetisation has helped in improving tax compliance and that India is still the fastest growing economy despite the short-term disruptions of various reforms. https://bit.ly/2TTMPR9
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From left: Sanjeev Sanyal, principal economic advisor, Government of India; Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief, ThePrint
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From left: Geeta Karnani, Vijay Karnani, co-chief executive officer, Goldman Sachs, India; Omkar Bhattacharya, chief revenue officer, ThePrint; with Sanjeev Sanyal
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From left: Ashwini Bhide, MD, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation; Manasi Phadke, associate editor, ThePrint
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From left: Yatin Shah, ED & co-founder, IIFL Wealth; Suketu Shah, joint MD, Mukund Infinite Resolve; Nisha Jamwal, lifestyle columnist; Neel Raheja, group president, K. Raheja Corp; R.A. Shah, solicitor and senior partner, Crawford Bayley & Co.
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Demonetisation was not at all a disaster, it led to greater tax compliance, said Sanjeev Sanyal. Read full article
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From left: Sudeep Goswami, senior VP Finance (banking & special projects), Hinduja Group; Deepak Sethi, management consultant, Solutions QED
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Krrishan Singhania, lawyer, Singhania & Co., Advocates & Solicitors, asked Sanyal a question.
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There was a time when people would break rules and brag about it, but now if they do they keep quiet about it, Sanyal told the audience on the positives of demonetisation.
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From left: Sunil Alagh, founder, SKA Advisors, participated in the conversation.
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From left: Yatin Shah; Sanjeev Sanyal; Shekhar Gupta
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Sanjeev Sanyal posed with ThePrint team after the discussion.
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Sanyal’s latest book ‘India In The Age Of Ideas’ explores new ways of looking at India and its place in the world through a collection of essays.
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The author signed copies of his book for the audience.
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From left: Jerry Rao, executive chairman, VBHC Value Homes Pvt. Ltd.; Kailash Surendranath; Suketu Shah; Bharat Kewalramani, MD, Indocean Chase Capital Advisers Ldc (R)
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