A special talk on contemporary topic “The Current State of Indian Economy: Concerns and Challenges” was delivered by Dr. D. Narsimha Reddy, noted development economist, Professor (Retd.) of Economics and former Dean of School of Social Sciences, UoH on 30th September, 2019 at 11:30 AM in Cost of Cultivation Conference Hall, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar. Dr. Reddy shared his valuable insights on the trends of various economic components such as investment, savings, expenditure, exports and demand over the years. He presented a clear picture of the current economic slowdown and the possible ways to get out of the same. Students and staff from various disciplines including Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agri business management participated in the interactive session.