CRDP to hold Kashmir Economic Summit in May

SRINAGAR: Centre for Research and Develop Policy (CRDP), a Srinagar-based think tank and policy group is organising a four-day Kashmir Economic Summit-2016 in May this year.

As per an official handout issued here, renowned national and international economists, corporate heads, social and political scientists, business leaders, media tycoons, and policy makers will participate in the summit to discuss different aspects of economy, tourism, hydro-power, rural development, and world economy vis-a-vis Kashmir economy.

Besides technical sessions, the program would also conduct a special program ‘YEED’ (youth empowerment through entrepreneurship development), which would foster linkages of local young entrepreneurs with national and international business houses, it said, adding, the renowned economists will also present relevant papers.
Director CRDP, Dr Peer GN Suhail, said the summit is aimed to bring Kashmir on global map of economy and development.

CRDP is a Srinagar-based research, trainings, and development policy organisation, established in 2008 to fill the gap of a policy think tank for carrying out cross-sectorial research leading to policy analysis and policy formation.

It offers trainings, conducts workshops, lectures, and seminars with government officials, high impact civil society actors, students and scholars, NGO community and corporates, in capacity building, disaster management, monitoring and evaluation, fund raising and program formation, conflict management and ethical leadership building.