Friends, Admirers and relatives have formed the Lalit Doshi Memorial Foundation to prepetuate his memory. One of the objectives of the Foundation is to arrange Annual Memorial Lectures.

Transcripts for the lectures can be found below. You can also view videos where available in the video gallery.


Lalit Doshi Memorial Lecture Series

December 15, 2022
Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta
Chairman and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) & Former Chairman, Shell Group of Companies in India
Energy Aatmanirbharta: Meeting Emergent Challenges
Welcome Address by Ambassador Vijay Nambiar
Introduction of Mr Vikram Singh Mehta by Mr Bharat Doshi
Interactive session with Mr. Vikram Singh Mehta

August 27, 2021
Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath
Founder and Director of WISCOMP & Principal Emerita, Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi
The Expansive Academy: A Role for Higher Education in India
Welcome by Mr. Ajit Nimbalkar
Remarks by Mr. Sitaram Kunte
Lalit Doshi - Pictorial Presentation by Mr Bharat Doshi
Introduction of Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath

August 4, 2020
Mr. N. Chandrasekaran
Chairman, Tata Sons
India's Opportunities in the Decade of 2020s
Welcome by Mr. Ajit Nimbalkar
Introduction of Mr. N. Chandrasekaran By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Mr. N. Chandrasekaran

August 5, 2019
Mr. Uday Kotak
Managing Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited
India's Tryst with Finance: Time to Transform
Introduction of Mr. Uday Kotak By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Mr. Uday Kotak

August 3, 2018
Dr. S. Jaishankar, IFS
President - Global Corporate Affairs, Tata Sons Limited & Former Foreign Secretary
Doing Foreign Policy Differently
Introduction of Dr. S. Jaishankar By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Dr. S. Jaishankar

August 4, 2017
Dr. Kaushik Basu
Professor of Economics and C Marks Professor, Cornell University & Former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, The World Bank
The Global Economy: What Can India Do to Seize the Lead?
Introduction of Dr. Kaushik Basu By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Dr. Kaushik Basu

August 4, 2016
Mr. Vinod Rai, IAS [Retd.]
Eleventh Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG)
Effect of Audit - Good Governance or Policy Paralysis
Introduction of Mr. Vinod Rai By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Mr. Vinod Rai

August 4, 2015
Mr. Ajit Doval, KC
National Security Adviser to Prime Minister of India
State Security, Statecraft and Conflict of Values
Introduction of Mr. Ajit Doval, KC By Mr. B. P. Bam, IPS (Retd.)
Interactive Session with Mr. Ajit Doval, KC

August 11, 2014
Dr. Raghuram Rajan
Governor Reserve Bank of India
Finance and Opportunity in India
Introduction of Dr. Raghuram Rajan By Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session with Dr. Raghuram Rajan

August 2, 2013
Mr. U. K. Sinha
Chairman Secrities and Exchange Board of India [SEBI]
Public Service: The Shifting Paradigm
Introduction of Mr. U. K. Sinha by Mr. Bharat Doshi

August 3, 2012
Hon'ble Justice Mr. B . N. Srikrishna
Formal Judge, Supreme Court of India
"Judicial Activism"
Introduction of Hon'ble Justice Mr. B. N. Srikrishna by Mr. Bharat Doshi

August 4, 2011
Mr. Shekhar Gupta
Editor-in-Chief Gupta of  The Indian Express 
The Fourth Estate: A Watchdog or A Hound? by Shekhar Gupta
Introduction of Mr. Shekhar Gupta by Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session by Mr. Shekhar Gupta

August 6, 2010
Dr. Shashi Tharoor
Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram
Reshaping the World : Challenges for an India in Transformation
Introduction of Dr.Shashi Tharoor by Mr. Bharat Doshi
Interactive Session

August 4, 2009
Dr. Anil Kakodkar
Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India
“Nuclear Energy in India: Way Ahead”
Interactive Session

September 29, 2008
Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri
Chairman Intergovernmental panel of Climate change (IPCC)& Director General , The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Implications of Climate Change for Indian Society.
Interactive Session

August 3, 2007
Ambassador Vijay Nambiar
Chief  of Staff to the United Nations and Secretary General
United Nations in a Changing World.
Interactive Session

August 4, 2006
Mr. M. Damodaran
Chairman Securities and Exchange Board of India
Democracy and Its Delivery Systems
Interactive Session

August 4, 2005
Professor Jayant V. Narlikar
Emeritus Professor, Inter-University for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
Learning to Live with Science and Technology

August 4, 2004
Ambassador Frank G. Wisner
Vice Chairman- External Affairs American International Group [Former US Ambassador to India]
India and the United States : The Road Ahead

August 4, 2003
Dr. R. Chidambaram
Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and DAE Homi Bhabha Professor ,BARC
Nuclear Technology and Beyond : The Challenges

August 3, 2002
Mr. Arun Jaitley
Senior Advocate and member of Parliament
Terrorism and India

August 6, 2001
Mr. N. Vittal
Central Vigilance Commissioner
Corruption in Public Life : Have We Become Immune ?

August 5, 2000
Mr. Arun Shourie
Minister of state, Govt Of India
Turning India Towards The Future

August 30,1999
Dr. Rakesh Mohan
Director General , NCAER
Economic Reforms : The Next Wave

August 4, 1998
Mr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Finance Secretary, Government of India.
India's Economic Reforms and Challenges of Globalization

August 4, 1997
Mr. Deepak Parekh
Chairman, HDFC
Administrators Managers and Leadership

August 5, 1996
Mr. Julio Ribeiro
IPS (Retd.)
Public Servants and the People :  The Growing Divide

August 4, 1995
Mr. N. Vaghul
Chairman. ICICI
Spirituality and Modern Life

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