Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

India’s National Competitiveness Forum 2017

25th May 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

India’s National Competitiveness Forum is a discussion platform, which is aimed to set the agenda for India’s growth and competitiveness by engaging top leaders, renowned thinkers and government leaders. The discussions are aimed to understand the underlying levers that can act to increase or impede the trajectory of India’s growth and competitiveness. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with stakeholders from the private sector, government and NGOs, and more. Some of the themes that would be discussed are enhancing India’s competitiveness, identifying the next drivers for job creation, enhancing productivity, ease of doing business, stimulating business environment at the state level, the role of firms in enhancing state competitiveness & policy imperatives at both state and union level. We are looking at bringing out a robust agenda for interaction, sharing knowledge, and highlighting strategic issues through our deliberations. 

Key Speakers



08:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Registration for National Competitiveness Forum

09:30 AM – 9:35 AM: Introduction  by Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness

09:35 AM – 9:45 AM: Keynote by Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Partner, Roland Berger Pvt Ltd.

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote by Hon’ble Minister Shri. Piyush Goyal,Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Opening Keynote by Bibek Debroy, Member, NITI Aayog

10:15 AM – 10:20 AM: Introduction of Prof. Michael Porter by Amit Kapoor, Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM: Keynote by Prof. Michael E. Porter 

The Idea of Competitiveness

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM: Fireside Chat with Naveen Jindal, Chairman, Jindal Steel & Power

11:50 AM – 12:05 PM: Q & A with audience

12:05 PM – 12:10 PM: Keynote by Hon’ble Minister Shri. Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Railways, Government of India

12:10 PM – 12:50 PM: Panel Discussion: How India can enhance its competitiveness

Discuss the next drivers for job creation, enhanced productivity, business environment at the state level, the role of firms in enhancing state competitiveness & policy imperatives at both state and union level

  • Ganesh Natarajan, President, HBS Club of India & Chairman 5F World

  • Ajay Mehra, Managing Director, Airbus

  • Siraj Chaudhry, Chairman – Cargill India Private Limited

  • Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India

  • Srivatsa Krishna, IAS, Chief Executive & Secretary, Coffee Board, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India

Moderated by Supriya Shrinate, Chief Editor-News, ET Now

12:50 PM – 1:00 PM: Keynote Address by Santhosh Babu, Founder & MD, OD Alternatives

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM: Networking Luncheon

1:45 PM – 1:55 PM: Keynote by Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog

1:55 PM – 2:15 M: Michael Green, CEO, Social Progress Imperative, in conversation with Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog

2:15 PM – 2:55 PM: Keynote by Michael E. Porter on “Social Progress” 

Social Progress is all about measuring success by going beyond GDP

2:55 PM – 3:15 PM: Q & A with the audience

3:15 PM – 3:55 PM: Panel Discussion: Social Progress

  • Nitya Khemka, Director, Nand & Jeet Foundation

  • Richie Ahuja, Regional Director – Asia, Environmental Defense Fund

  • Aseem Soni, CEO and Board Member at Modern Food Enterprises Pvt Ltd.

  • Hisham Mundol, Executive Director, Child Protection, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

Moderated by Anurag Batra, Chairman, BW Businessworld

3:55 PM – 4:00 PM: Closing Remarks 


Block your seat

[product id=”4571″]


Presentation by Michael E Porter


Event Pictures

[Not a valid template]


Industry Association Partner

Academic Partner

Associate Partner


Media Partners

Banking Partner

Institute Initiatives


25th May 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Category:


Institute for Competitiveness
+91 124 437 6676
View Organiser Website


Taj Diplomatic Enclave New Delhi
2 Sardar Patel Marg Diplomatic Enclave
New Delhi, New Delhi 110021 India
+ Google Map
+91 11 2611-0202
View Venue Website

© 2024 Institute for Competitiveness, India


We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.


Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?