Bhubaneswar: Present dismal economic situation of the country is not due to only the decisions of demonetisation and GST, but because of several other factors which are beyond the control of India.

This what opined speakers at the seminar. While the morning session was chaired by Odisha Public Service Commission chairman LC Patnaik, the afternoon session was chaired by eminent chartered accountant Rajiv Sahoo.

NCDS director Srijit Mishra, Canara Bank general manager Sreekanta Mohapatra and Odisha Commerce Association president professor Prabodh Kumar Hota addressed the morning session. Financial journalist Dilip Bisoi and Oriental Bank of Commerce AGM Dilip Patnaik deliberated in the afternoon session.

ASBM University president Biswajit Patnaik presided over the inaugural session.