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Aditi Roy Ghatak, who set standards in economic journalism in the eighties with her analyses of the process of economic development and corporate growth, is among the leading economic commentators in India today. After an exciting career with the Statesman, as leader writer and business editor, she ventured into consulting in 1994 in ​areas that she acquired expertise ​i​n during her two decades in journalism.

ARG Syndication, which she set up,​ is now a knowledge resource company, focused on research and analysis and provides content to selected websites. ​The syndication's operational field covers critical facets of the Indian and Asian development dilemma in the main, beginning with corporate and economic development and the dilemma around sustaining 21st century development strategy in an Indian milieu of poverty, unemployment and environmental degradation on the one hand and restructuring of industry and commerce for competitive times on the other.

A decade ago, she​ prepared the main document for the 11th National Conference of the National HRD Network Kolkata, that featured top industry leaders and HR practitioners. In recent times, climate change and Indian agriculture have been central to much of the syndication's work in recent times. She puts together Farmer' Forum, a magazine on Indian agriculture,​ published by the Bharatiya Krishak Samaj and is the India correspondent for Climate Home News. Besides, she contributes to http://indiaclimatedialogue.net/

The Syndication is also actively involved in developing human resources with specific reference to eastern India through a proprietary system developed by it: The UPPER CASE.

Aditi Roy Ghatak has written ​ six books: ​Howrah Bridge: an icon in steel, released on February 3, 2018, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Howrah Bridge, released by the mayors of the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah; ​Amicus Curiae, the centenary history of Khaitan & Co. Solicitors, in 2012, the book released in Mumbai by Anand Mahindra; Down Lyons Range,100 years of the Calcutta Stock Exchange, released by the former West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharya on June 24, 2008, Partnerships for Progress - Assocham's history released by Dr Manmohan Singh; In Full Bloom - the history of the Agrihorticultural Society, released by the then President of India, Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma; and a profile of Indian tea for the Tea Board of India.

She has edited a significant work on philately published by the Philatelic Congress of India and worked on a theory of science and society interaction for greater social benefits on behalf of ICI. Besides, she has edited books for the Oxford University Press and Sage Publications, has been Editor of the Calcutta Management Association Journal, the Contemporary Manager. She also teaches at the Statesman Print Journalism School.

Aditi Roy Ghatak has been an invitee to the finance minister's annual economic editor's conference in India as has been invited by the governments/industry associations of United States, Germany and Italy for interaction on economic issues. Her other travels include Australia, Canada, the U.K. (where she has researched her book on Indian tea) Spain, Turkey, France (as consultant to a leading strategic identity creators, Shining Strategic Identity), Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Maldives (where she worked on a socio-economic analyses of the island nation for the Taj Group), Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore, ​Malaysia, Korea, Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, Hong Kong and Macau, Shenzen (China), Oman, the UAE, Egypt and Jordan.​

 

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