India 2011 - Closing Plenary

India will soon overtake Japan to become the third largest economy in the world and has growing responsibilities towards its 1.2 billion people, of which more than half are below the age of 25.

The co-chairs of the India Economic Summit outline the challenges for India’s implementation agenda and suggest actions for industry, government and civil society leaders to improve livelihoods across the country.

  • Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Tata Consultancy Services, India; Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit
  • Adi B. Godrej, Chairman, The Godrej Group, Godrej Industries; President Designate, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India; Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit
  • Jeffrey Joerres, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ManpowerGroup, USA; Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit
  • Huguette Labelle, Chair, Transparency International, Germany; Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit; Global Agenda Council on Mining & Metals
  • Tulsi R. Tanti, Chairman and Managing Director, Suzlon Energy, India; Chair of the Governors Meeting for Renewable Energy 2012; Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit
  • Ben J. Verwaayen, Chief Executive Officer, Alcatel-Lucent, France; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum; Co-Chairs of the India Economic Summit

Special Guest

  • Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission, India; Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing

Closing Remarks by

  • Chandrajit Banerjee, Director-General, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India

Chaired by

  • Sushant Palakurthi Rao, Senior Director, Head of Asia, World Economic Forum

 

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