Global Natural Resources Conclave: Network18's two-day event kicks off today, will bring key players to a common platform

In a bid to position India as a formidable global player in the natural resources landscape, a two-day ‘Global Natural Resources Conclave’ (GNRC) will enable an opportunity for global businesses to partake of the untapped opportunity in India.

Network18 along with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be hosting the two-day Conclave on 5 and 6 April in New Delhi with an aim to bring together key players from global natural resources sector on a common platform.

The platform aims to create awareness and spell out the ground realities, in terms of issues, opportunities and drawing the natural resources dividend.

The Conclave will see proactive collaboration from industry leaders as well as the most influential Indian and global names in the natural resources space spanning all sub-sectors including oil & natural gas, mining & minerals, power, metals - aluminium, copper and zinc, etc.

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The first day session representing industry on 5 April shall be addressed by Anil Agarwal, Group Chairman, Vedanta Resources Plc; Gina Rinehart, Chairman, Hancock Prospecting; Sajjan Jindal, Chairman, JSW Group and Melody Meyer, President, Melody Meyer Energy LLC.

In the ministerial dialogue session, a panel discussion on ‘Leveraging natural resources to harness the India growth story’ will be participated by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar; MoS (Independent Charge) for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy; MoS (IC) Development of NE Region and PMO Jitendra Singh, MoS (IC) Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma; MoS, Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

McKinsey will make a presentation on ‘How natural resources can be leveraged to accelerate a country’s growth’.

The second day shall have a series of panel discussions -- Re-Energizing India - Focus on Oil & Gas; Natural Resources--Best Practices & Global Linkages; : Explore in India to Make in India - Focus on Metals & Minerals; Future Technologies for Natural Resources and Natural Resources: The States’ Perspective.

Besides, Piyush Goyal, MoS (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Dharmendra Pradhan, MoS (IC) for Petroleum & Natural Gas and MoS for Home Affairs : Kiren Rijiju, the Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Goa respectively Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Manohar Parikkar will address various sessions.

Furthermore, 25 nations including Canada, Australia, UK and countries from the Middle East, will be participating in the event along with chief executives from public and private natural resources firms.


Published Date: Apr 05, 2017 08:10 am | Updated Date: Apr 05, 2017 08:10 am

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