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Competition Commission of India
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CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment & Economic Regulation (CUTS C-CIER)
Besides presenters from OECD and CUTS International, other speakers at the conference included Geeta Gouri, Member, Competition Commission of India who focused on the need to strengthen the culture of competition in the Indian economy; Vijay Mathur, former Chairman, Airport Authority of India who emphasised the need to build public awareness on regulatory and competition issues; Mukesh Kacker, Director General, CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition whose study of the civil aviation sector highlighted the need for regulatory simplification, clarity and transparency; and Payal Malik, Associate Professor of Economics, Delhi University who stressed on the need for regulatory coherence and coordination.
Dr. Geeta Gouri, Member, ...
Dr. Geeta Gouri, Member, CCI,
Shri S.V. Murali Dhar Rao, ED, SEBI,
"We found that established big traders, ...
"We found that established big traders, through a complex system of oral and informal linkages, dominated the primary mandis, discouraging others, often pre-concluding negotiations on prices, stopping auctions and determining higher prices," explain Geeta Gouri, member of CCI.
We are trying to persuade them to act on it," Gouri
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Chairing the panel was Geeta Gouri, member of the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
She said the BRICS members were combating both the global recession and the "heady winds of gated globalisation", where governments were showing a greater tendency towards protectionism.
"Competition policy and law in developing countries should also take into account the 'equity' factor, and not just focus on 'efficiency' considerations", echoed Geeta Gouri of the Competition Commission of India, who went on to explain that the Competition Act 2002 of India clearly mentions 'economic growth' and 'consumer welfare' amongst its most important objectives in its Preamble.