Christy Fernandez , Former Secretary to the President of India to be Chief Guest for Winter School Farewell Dinner. Christy Fernandez belongs to the 1973 batch of the IAS Gujarat cadre. He has also served as joint secretary in the Agriculture and Petroleum ministries, additional secretary in the Commerce ministry and principal secretary of the Gujarat Town Development Council and was Secretary to the Department of Tourism.

Winter School 2013 is set to end on 31st January. The Training programme witnessed 16 researchers from 14 countries with active discussions and sessions from experts from various fields.