Mangaluru, Feb 21, 2020 DHNS: “If we work on cooperative principles, which are pillars of our economy, we can still become a five-billion dollar economy despite all odds,” finance officer of Mangalore University Prof Shripathi Kalluraya stressed on Thursday.
He was addressing the gathering during the valedictory of two-day national seminar on ’Indian economy in Transition: Prospects and Challenges of Cooperatives’, organised at University College. Prof Kalluraya, serving as senior Economics professor in the university, said India took 13 years to reach the present 2.3-billion dollar economy.
A proper utilisation of natural and human resource can help us, he added.
Prof Kalluraya, who was awarded the ‘Best Professor on Rural Development’ by the Amity University, was felicitated by the organisers.
Principal Uday Kumar M A, presiding over the programme, urged those present in the workshop to pass the knowledge gained through seminars and researches to the society. “We should remain connected to our village and estimate our village GDP first,” he added.
University Evening College Principal and MUEA President Ramakrishna B M, Head of Economics Department Suresh, Department of PG studies in Economics Coordinator Jayavantha Nayak among others were present on the occasion.