CDS will open up discussion issues of public importance in the PES campus with the help of faculty and students of the other departments. These discussion groups will meet once a month initially and shall have participation of students and faculty of the other departments to open up the social and economic concerns among the PES family. The discussion points may cover economic issues, social issues, innovations and overall development of India in the world perspective. We also invite speakers of high reputation from Bangalore and those visiting Bangalore on any other assignments.