New Delhi,February 03-P.G.D.A.V. College (Eve.) organised a webinar on ‘Gita based Needonomics for Atamnirbhar Bharat’ here today. Former Vice Chancellor and Kurukshetra based needonomist Professor M.M. Goel while addressing the participants said that the provisions in the union budget 2021-22 for atmanirbharta are not sufficient and calls for needoeducation of the stakeholders including consumers, producers, distributor, traders and politicians in power and opposition. Principal Dr. R.K. Gupta delivered the welcome address. Dr.Sonika Nagpal presented a citation on the achievements of Prof. Goel. Dr. Palvinder Kaur Bakshi convenor acted as master of the ceremony and Ms.Udita Agarwal proposed the vote of thanks.
For atmanirbharta to the Indians, needonomics provides insurance as based on Gita used in the logo of LIC of India ‘Yogakshemam Vahamyaham’(Your welfare is our responsibility), told needonomist Goel
We need REACH model consisting of five steps including read Gita, empowerment with enlightenment, altruistic approach, commitment and holding needs to obtain atmanirbharta , believes, Prof. Goel.
The economy can be made consumer friendly by adopting NAW (Need, Affordability and Worth) approach of marketing with a focus on the need based priorities in choices of all kinds, explained Prof. Goel.
He said that atmanirbharta is necessary and sufficient condition for sustainable development of an economy and its people by keeping a check on greed which is the villain for all.
Atmanirbharta calls for street smart Indians as consumers, producers, distributors and traders, told needonomist Goel.
We have to learn best practices from other nations including ‘palli palli’ ( hurry up and be quick) culture of South Korea and adopt prognosis approach, explained Prof. Goel.
We have to adopt secrets of investment in Vedic wisdom of four ashrams ( stages of life) with financial planning which bring fearlessness and happiness by adopting economics of needs, told Prof. Goel.
Atmanirbharta calls for loans on zero rate of interest under the monetary policy and zero subsidies under the fiscal policy for implementation of manufacturing policy with export orientation, told Prof. Goel.