The latest edition of Meetup Café organized by Kerala Startup Mission, will feature the former officer of the Indian Administrative Service, author and entrepreneur C.Balagopal. The event will happen at Kinfra Tech Park, Kochi on 30th July, 2019 at 5:00pm.
C. Balagopal who has served as the secretary to Food and Civil supplies minister E.Chandrashekharan Nair, will speak about his latest book Maveli and Market Intervention. The book gives a firsthand account of the successful administration of the Public Distribution System and market intervention strategies under the LDF government during 1980-81. The discussion will give insights on the creation of Maveli stores across Kerala, which was an innovative measure to deal with the shortage in the allocation of food. It was a different form of public distribution as they stepped into retailing sector through these stores. The author will share details of the politics and program implementation during the session.
Meetup Café, organized by Kerala Startup mission enables startups to meet and bring to together innovators and industry leaders. It serves as a platform for exchanging ideas, nurturing partnerships and building beneficial networks. The event is in association with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the largest not-for-profit global organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship and DC Books.