FM to Inaugurate World Economic Forum’s India summit

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New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitely will open the World Economic Forum’s India summit on November 4. There will participate of more than 250 stakeholders and leaders, including Union Ministers.

The theme of the meet is ‘Delivering Growth in the New Context’. WEF, along with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will host the National Strategy Day on India here on November 3 to 4.

“Bringing together more than 250 national stakeholders and leaders from government, including 8 ministers, business and civil society participants will engage in an intense one-day dialogue looking at the fast-changing economic, political and social landscape in India,” WEF said in a statement today.

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Besides Goyal, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, among others, will be present.

ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, Cargill India Chairman Siraj Azmat Chaudhry, Hindustan Power Chairman Ratul Puri, National Skill Development Agency Chairman Subramanian Ramadorai, Jubilant Bhartia Group Founder and co-Chairman Hari Bhartia, Hindustan Construction Company Chairman and MD Ajit Gulabchand, will also participate.

Participants will deliberate on forces of change in India in the context of five of WEF’s global challenges, agriculture and food security, environment and resource security, employment, skills and human capital, long-term investing, infrastructure and urban development and financial inclusion.