News18 Network has announced that its marquee thought-leadership initiative – News18 Rising India Summit – will be held on 16 and 17 March in New Delhi. The summit will bring together national and international luminaries from the fields of governance, arts, business and academia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the audience by sharing his vision for India and his expectations from the leaders participating in the summit. Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman will be a keynote speaker.
Talking about the summit, Avinash Kaul, President, Network18 said, "We are proud to announce the News18 Rising India Summit, which is the grand culmination of Rising Series hosted by our network. The Rising Series in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka and Kerala saw participation of all chief ministers and key policy makers. We believe this is the best time to conclude the series by bringing together top policy makers, corporate leaders and global visionaries to celebrate India’s journey from take-off to triumph."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Rajnath Singh, Piyush Goyal and Nitin Gadkari will be speaking among other bureaucrats and ministers.
Kaul added, "Experts in diverse fields will contribute ideas, and no doubt make commitments to furthering the grand project on which India has embarked. It will be an opportunity to applaud our successes and lay the plans for many more to come."
This is the first edition of News18 Rising India Summit. Many significant announcements can be expected at the summit.
"We believe that this summit will sow the intention and pen down the direction of taking India to another level of growth in the coming years," Kaul said.
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Updated Date: Mar 09, 2018 19:57 PM