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                                                     National Productivity Week 

The National Productivity Week was inaugurated at ICAR-CPCRI, Kasaragod by Dr. Hari Kurup K.K, Head, Dept. Economics, Govt. College, Kasaragod on 13-2-2019. The programme was chaired by Dr. Anitha Karun, Acting Director, ICAR-CPCRI, who stressed the need for maintaining punctuality and dedication and thereby enhancing the work output. Dr. Hari Kurup delivered a lecture on 'Circular Economy for Productivity and Sustainability'. He explained how the topic is relevant in the Indian context, especially in the agricultural sector where the aspects of productivity, sustainability and circularity (cycles) play crucial roles. Areas of circular economy in India are promising, especially more on manufacturing sector, wherein the activities such as refurbishing, recycling, repair and maintenance assume greater importance. He has also explained how is the concept of circular economy is different from the classical 'Demand and Supply' concept of economy. Furthermore, he has elaborated the importance of labour and capital productivity (cost minimisation) in technology delivery mechanism. He has alluded the possibilities of a paradigm shift wherein the routine aspects of life might be replaced in the near future with machines, artificial intelligence and robotics. The programme came to an end with the vote of thanks by Dr. S. Jayasekhar, Sr. Scientist (Ag. Economics) and nodal officer of the National Productivity Week.

 

 



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