Sanjay Kirloskar Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd; T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services and P Balaji Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer Vodafone Idea Ltd. The forum ruminates on the need for speed in adoption of new technologies, and creating innovative solutions; as companies that use technology to push the imagination of the customer, will replace those that merely sell.
Syna Dehnugara, Chief Brand Officer, LetsVenture; Vineet Agarwal, Managing Director, Transport Corporation of India Ltd; Abhishek Nath, Managing Director and CEO, Ixora Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd; Mohit Gupta, Chief Curator City Book Leaders and Kartik Sharma, Director, Agnitio deliberate on ways enterprises need to build arsenals of newest technology and innovate relentlessly as they push the imagination of the user in times of continuous disruption.
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice; Communications; Electronics and IT, Government of India, stresses on India's focus on data protection and IT services. He said, "The data protection law is in process and we aim to make the country a data refinery."
Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport & Highways; Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, speaks about the Bharatmala project. "The government has given the highest priority to infrastucture. Under the Bharatmala project, 75,000 kms of road and 22 new green expressway will be built,? he said.
Industrial growth is beneficial for the nation's development and we are constantly working towards providing a conducive environment for businesses. Our government has proved that a government for the poor and farmers can also be a government for industrialists and businessmen, said Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs, Government of India
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO, Paytm, and Aditya Ghosh, CEO - India and South Asia, OYO Hotels & Homes, talk about the new kind of enterprises and jobs that can be created in the digital economy. The session is chaired by Sunil Kant Munjal, Co-Chairman, 5th National Leadership Conclave and Chairman, Hero Enterprise.
Speakers Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited; Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, IndianOil Corporation and Sanjiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv, deliberate on how fintech is changing banking and finance and how the existing leaders are responding to this change. Vikram Chandra, Founder, Editorji Technologies is the moderator of the session.
An interactive panel discussion on 'Millennials India: Managing Transfer of Power to the Young' wherein panelists are discussing how millennials are changing Indian business, politics and culture.
Former President of India, Late Pranab Mukherjee felicitated some of the significant achievers of the nation at AIMA's Managing India Awards 2019. While delivering the keynote address, he congratulated all the winners and mentioned that it is their extraordinary commitment towards making India a better country that has made them a worthy recipient of the award.
Pranjal Sharma, Author, Kranti Nation: India and the Fourth Industrial Revolution; T V Mohandas Pai Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services; Akhil Bansal, Deputy CEO, KPMG in India; Ravi Uppal, Former Managing Director & Group CEO, Jindal Steel & Power and Rahul Gangal, Partner, Roland Berger deliberate upon the use of IT, AI, robotics, and IoT as India is preparing for a massive digital and technological transformation.
Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog in his keynote address at AIMA's 45th National Management Convention says that there has been a paradigm shift in terms of innovation that has taken place in India. "It is important that the private sector keeps pace with the government in using innovation and driving change in India." he said.