JLU organises lecture on relevance of Gandhian economics in modern India

Newsroom24x7 Staff

Bhopal: Vineet Kapoor, State Coordinator Police Research, Training and Police Cell and Superintendent MP Police Academy, on Tuesday (31 Jan) underscored the principles of non-possession and trusteeship, Sarvodaya, the right to earn livelihood and dignity of labor that were at the core of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy.

Vineet Kapoor, IPS and alumni of London School of Economics, was delivering the keynote address at  Jagran Lakecity University’s School of Commerce and Economics & Banking and Finance. delivering the Igniting Minds Lecture on “Gandhian Economy and its Contemporary Relevance for Modern India” on 31 January,  2017.

Kapoor shed light on the life of the tiller of the soil and the handicraftsmen (Village industries and Swadeshi), Industrialization or Khadi and Village Industries. He also highlighted the various social sins according to Gandhiji’s political thoughts. Summing up his presentation he concluded his thoughts by speaking about the contemporary relevance of Gandhian economy in fair trade, environmentalism, self sufficiency, organic farming, small scale development and non pollution.

Prof. Dr Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor, JLU introduced the topic to the students by explaining the implication of Gandhian Economy for today’s youth.