The widespread economic impact of Covid-19 demonstrates the need for coordinated response across sectors to assess and manage financial crises. Vidhi, in its briefing book for 2020, ‘Towards a Post-COVID India: 25 Governance Challenges and Legal Reforms’, calls for a crisis management agency to be set up as a statutory body under the Ministry of Finance.
A panel discussion was held on ‘Creating a Crisis Management Agency for the Financial Sector’ on July 29, 2020. Panelists were:
- Sumit Bose, Vice Chairman, NIPFP and Former Union Finance Secretary
- Aishwarya Satija, Research Fellow, Vidhi
Moderated by Debanshu Mukherjee, Co-Founder, Vidhi.